November 5, 1999
Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, History
Jeffrey Wigand, a former executive in tobacco, decides to go on the CBS network's show 60 Minutes to reveal the long kept secrets of the tobacco industry, risking contempt of court charges. After the interview, CBS decides not to show the interview because of possible lawsuits. Wigand is suddenly left to his own devices and it appears that big tobacco might get away with it all due to the cowardice of CBS and its executives.