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Took the Fifth

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Exercised the Fifth Amendment privilege under the U.S. Constitution to refrain from incriminating oneself while giving legal testimony.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Abramoff
Government
28-Feb-1958   Casino Jack
Mumia Abu-Jamal
Criminal
23-Apr-1954   Black Panther, sentenced to death
Jim Bell
Activist
6-Apr-1958   Assassination Politics
Mario Biaggi
Politician
26-Oct-1917   Congressman from New York, 1969-88
Conrad Black
Business
25-Aug-1944   Rapacious newspaper mogul
David Bohm
Physicist
20-Dec-1917 29-Oct-1992 Particle physicist
Joseph Bonanno
Criminal
18-Jan-1905 12-May-2002 Bonanno crime family
Christian Brando
Relative
11-May-1958 26-Jan-2008 Son of Marlon Brando
Stokely Carmichael
Activist
29-Jun-1941 15-Nov-1998 Black separatist, Pan-Africanist
Willis Carto
Activist
17-Jul-1926   Founder of Liberty Lobby, IHR
Miss Cleo
Paranormal
12-Aug-1962   Psychic fraud takes VISA, M/C
Steve Cohen
Business
11-Jun-1956   Hedge fund billionaire
Chuck Colson
Government
16-Oct-1931 21-Apr-2012 Minister, former Watergate figure
Edwin Corr
Diplomat
6-Aug-1934   US Ambassador to El Salvador, 1985-88
A. C. Cowlings
Football
16-Jun-1947   O.J.'s best friend
John Dean
Government
14-Oct-1938   Nixon's White House Counsel
Edward Dmytryk
Film Director
4-Sep-1908 1-Jul-1999 The Caine Mutiny
Bernard Ebbers
Business
27-Aug-1941   CEO of WorldCom, 1985-2002
Eminem
Rapper
17-Oct-1972   The Real Slim Shady
Robert Evans
Film/TV Producer
29-Jun-1930   The Kid Stays In The Picture
Andrew Fastow
Business
22-Dec-1961   Disgraced CFO of Enron
Ari Fleischer
Government
13-Oct-1960   White House Press Secretary, 2001-03
Ernie Fletcher
Politician
12-Nov-1952   Governor of Kentucky, 2003-07
Mark Fuhrman
Government
5-Feb-1952   Former LAPD detective, O. J. Simpson case
Will Geer
Actor
9-Mar-1902 22-Apr-1978 Zebulon Walton in The Waltons
Sam Giancana
Criminal
24-May-1908 19-Jun-1975 Chicago Mafia boss, 1957-66
Monica Goodling
Government
6-Jul-1973   DoJ spokeswoman
Lloyd Gough
Actor
21-Sep-1907 23-Jul-1984 Blacklisted character actor
Richard Grasso
Business
1946   CEO of the NYSE, 1995-2003
Maurice R. Greenberg
Business
4-May-1925   CEO of American International Group, 1967-2005
Dashiell Hammett
Author
27-May-1894 10-Jan-1961 The Maltese Falcon
Harry Hay
Activist
7-Apr-1912 24-Oct-2002 Gay activist, founder The Mattachine Society
Patty Hearst
Victim
20-Feb-1954   Kidnapped by SLA
Lillian Hellman
Playwright
20-Jun-1905 30-Jun-1984 Little Foxes
Lon Horiuchi
Government
9-Jun-1954   Sniper who killed Vicki Weaver
Webb Hubbell
Criminal
18-Jan-1948   Whitewater casualty
H. Wayne Huizenga
Business
29-Dec-1937   Waste Management, Blockbuster
E. Howard Hunt
Criminal
9-Oct-1918 23-Jan-2007 Coordinated Watergate break-in
Bruce Ivins
Biologist
22-Apr-1946 29-Jul-2008 Anthrax researcher and suspect
Martin L. Kaiser
Inventor
c. 1935   Electronic surveillance consultant
Rockwell Kent
Painter
21-Jun-1882 13-Mar-1971 Early 20th c. American realist painter
Bernard Kerik
Government
4-Sep-1955   NYC Police Commissioner, 2000-01
Don King
Boxing
20-Aug-1931   Boxing promoter
Larry Klayman
Activist
20-Jul-1951   Founder, Judicial Watch
Joseph P. Kolter
Politician
3-Sep-1926   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1983-93
Bud Krogh
Government
3-Aug-1939   Nixon's plumbers
Ken Lay
Business
15-Apr-1942 5-Jul-2006 CEO of Enron, 1986-2002
G. Gordon Liddy
Government
30-Nov-1930   Watergate criminal, talk-show-host
Jared Loughner
Assassin
10-Sep-1988   Tucson Safeway shooter
Ross Macdonald
Novelist
13-Dec-1915 11-Jul-1983 Creator of P.I. Lew Archer
Lee Malvo
Criminal
18-Feb-1985   One of the two Washington Snipers
Charles E. F. Millard
Government
c. 1957   Director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 2007-09
Jessica Mitford
Journalist
11-Sep-1917 23-Jul-1996 The American Way of Death
Karen Morley
Actor
12-Dec-1909 8-Mar-2003 Gabriel Over the White House
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933   The red-headed stranger
Oliver North
Military
7-Oct-1943   Perjuring Iran-Contra figure
Dorothy Parker
Author
22-Aug-1893 7-Jun-1967 Constant Reader known for acerbic quips
Scott Peterson
Criminal
24-Oct-1972   Murdered pregnant wife Laci
Samuel R. Pierce
Politician
8-Sep-1922 31-Oct-2000 US Secretary of HUD, 1981-89
John Poindexter
Military
12-Aug-1936   Iran-Contra criminal
Frank Quattrone
Business
14-Oct-1955   The Prince of Silicon Valley
Susan Ralston
Government
15-Oct-1967   Former Abramoff, Rove aide
John Randolph
Actor
1-Jun-1915 24-Feb-2004 Prizzi's Honor
Denise Rich
Socialite
26-Jan-1944   Marc Rich's ex-wife
Kevin A. Ring
Attorney
c. 1970   Team Abramoff
Paul Robeson
Singer
9-Apr-1898 23-Jan-1976 20th Century renaissance man
Ethel Rosenberg
Relative
28-Sep-1915 19-Jun-1953 Executed for being married to Julius Rosenberg
Julius Rosenberg
Spy
12-May-1918 19-Jun-1953 Leaked atomic bomb secrets to USSR
Dan Rostenkowski
Politician
2-Jan-1928 11-Aug-2010 Congressman from Illinois, 1959-95
George Ryan
Politician
24-Feb-1934   Governor of Illinois, 1999-2003
Rick Scott
Politician
1-Dec-1952   Governor of Florida
Richard Scrushy
Business
Aug-1952   Imprisoned CEO of HealthSouth
Bobby Seale
Activist
22-Oct-1936   Co-Founder of the Black Panther Party
Richard Secord
Military
6-Jul-1932   Iran-Contra figure
O. J. Simpson
Football
9-Jul-1947   Searching tirelessly for the real killers
Jeffrey Skilling
Business
25-Nov-1953   Disgraced former CEO of Enron
Gale Sondergaard
Actor
15-Feb-1899 14-Aug-1985 Anthony Adverse
Marylin Star
Pornstar
12-Apr-1969   Ex-Pornstar, insider trader
J. Parnell Thomas
Government
16-Jan-1895 19-Nov-1970 HUAC chairman, took the Fifth
James Traficant
Politician
8-May-1941   Disgraced former Ohio Congressman
Linda Tripp
Government
24-Nov-1949   Monica Lewinsky's confidant
Richard Trumka
Labor Leader
24-Jul-1949   AFL-CIO President
Janet Ventura-Arvizo
Relative
16-Jul-1968   Gavin Arvizo's mother
Sam Waksal
Business
8-Sep-1947   CEO, ImClone
Edwin A. Walker
Military
10-Nov-1909 31-Oct-1993 Ultraconservative activist
Wallace Wilkinson
Politician
12-Dec-1941 5-Jul-2002 Governor of Kentucky, 1987-91


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