Fourteen whistleblowers hosted a book signing party on April 9, 2011 for Stephen Kohn's highly acclaimed The Whistleblower's Handbook.
Pictured here are: Jane Turner, Jim Murtagh, Bunnatine "Bunny"
Greenhouse, Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Bill Sanjour, Russell Tice, Kiki
Ikossi, Jim Bobreski, Dr. David L. Lewis, Tom Hunter, Linda Tripp,
Marita Murphy, Dr. Frederic Whitehurst, and Bassem Youssef.
White House whistleblower Linda Tripp (left) joined with NWC President
Michael Kohn, Army Corps of Engineers whistleblower Bunny Greenhouse, and EPA whistleblower and Bill Sanjour host party honoring the release of Stephen Kohn's new book.
Former FBI Whistleblowers Cheryl & Fred Whitehurst and Jane Turner celebrate the release of
The Whistleblower's Handbook.This was the first meeting between Dr. Whitehurst and Ms. Turner, although he has provided over the phone assistance to her since 1992.
Three Environmental Protection Agency whistleblowers, who are also members of the NWC Board of Directors, were among those hosting the celebration for Stephen Kohn's new book.
Dr. David Lewis (left), who's cutting edge scientific research forced the EPA to
abandon its policy of promoting the land application of sewage sludge on
farm land; Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo (center) who led the charge against retaliation at the EPA and led the successful campaign to enact the NO FEAR Act; and
Mr. William Sanjour (right), who challenged rules restricting EPA workers right to speak to environmental community groups and won a court ordered a nationwide injunction upholding the First Amendment right of federal employees to criticize their agencies.
Bassem Youssef (center), current unit chief working in the FBI's counterterrorism division, joined former FBI whistleblower and NWC Board member Jane Turner, who led efforts to force the FBI to provide protection for child
sex crime victims on the North Dakota Indian Reservations, and former FBI whistleblower and NWC Board member Fred Whitehurst,
who's efforts forced the president to execute an Executive Order ensuring whistleblower protection of all FBI agents who expose misconduct, to host the celebration for
The Whistleblower's Handbook.
NWC Counsel for Special Litigation David Colapinto introduces whistleblower
Marrita Murphy. Murphy challenged the unfair taxation of compensation and
damages awarded to illegally fired whistleblowers. Although she was
initially successful, the court of appeals buckled under pressure from
the Internal Revenue Service and reversed its decision. Mr. Colapinto served as Murphy's pro bono counsel.
Whistleblower Hap Barko who blew the whistle on illegal Halliburton contracts during the war in Iraq is thanked for his efforts by NWC President Michael Kohn.
Army Corps of Engineers whistleblower Bunny Greenhouse and FBI whistleblower Bassem Youssef were among the whistleblowers hosting the celebration for Stephen Kohn's highly acclaimed The Whistleblower's Handbook.
Navy Research Lab whistleblower Kiki Ikossi, who won the right for federal employees to pursue "mixed case" whistleblowers claims under the Whistleblower Protection Act is pictured with NWC President Michael Kohn. Kohn successfully argued Ikossi v. England before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
White House whistleblower Linda Tripp joined with Fairness for Whistleblowers co-Chair Corinne Kohn and NWC Intern Jon Philibert to honor the publication of The Whistleblower's Handbook.
WASA whistleblower Jim Boberski and Dr. James Murtagh, a highly esteemed physician who is leading the campaign to stop the use of retaliatory "peer reviews" to silence medical whistleblowers.
National Security Agency whistleblower Russell D. Tice, who blew the whistle on NSA's covert spying on Americans via highly sophisticated technological means, speaks with NWC Counsel of Special Litigation David Colapinto.
The Whistleblower's Handbook author and NWC Executive Director Stephen Kohn talks about how he was inspired by whistleblowers to write his book as whistleblower hosts Kiki Ikossi, Bunny Greenhouse, Dr. David Lewis and Tom Hunter show their support.
Army Corp of Engineers whistleblower and Former Federal Reserve whistleblower Tom Hunter with their copies of The Whistleblower's Handbook.
David Colapinto (kneeling left), Stephen Kohn , (kneeling center) and Michael Kohn (kneeling right) surrounded by the
Whistleblowers that hosted the book signing party.