Frederic Whitehurst fought in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and blew the whistle on war crimes that he witnessed. After his military service, he earned a Ph.D in chemistry and became a special agent and later a Supervisory Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Crime Laboratories. He blew the whistle on issues in the FBI crime laboratories ranging from outdated equipment to perjury and misconduct committed by fellow agents. Whitehurst was personally involved in the following investigations: 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, Oklahoma City Bombing, O.J. Simpson, Pan Am 103, Y2K Bomber, the assassination attempt against President George Bush, the Boston Marathon Case, the Shoe Bomber case, and the Investigation of the FBI crime laboratory by the U.S. Senate and U.S. Congressional Committees.
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