Daniel Ellsberg speaks at a press conference concerning the Pentagon papers of the Vietnam War. | Bettmann/Corbis

7 Craziest Intelligence Leaks in U.S. History

From Watergate to Climategate, here are some of the country's most famous leak cases.

Published On 06/12/2013
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Bob Woodward (left) and Carl Bernstein, Washington Post staff writers, at their desk in the Post in 1973. | Corbis
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks during a press conference in South London on Oct. 23, 2010. | Cordula Donhauser/Corbis
Former CIA employee Valerie Plame Wilson arrives at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 16, 2007. | Larry Downing/Corbis
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (L) speaks at the leaders' meeting of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2009. | Pang Xinglei/Corbis.
On D-Day, June 6, 1944, a landing craft just vacated by invasion troops points towards a fortified beach on the Normandy Coast. | Robert F. Sargent/Corbis
Graffiti sympathetic to NSA leaker Edward Snowden is seen stenciled on the sidewalk on June 11, 2013, in San Francisco. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images