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Five Whistleblowers on What It Takes to Risk It All

The impeachment of Donald Trump began with a whistleblower. What kind of person is willing to lose everything to reveal the truth?

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OnOn August 12, 2019, an unnamed whistleblower submitted a nine-page letter to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees. The letter-writer, a Trump…

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Elizabeth Svoboda

Elizabeth Svoboda

Science writer. Author of What Makes a Hero? (Penguin Random House) and The Life Heroic (Zest Books).

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