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As GM CEO Mary Barra returned to the Hill Wednesday for a critical House hearing, this week’s issue details how General Motors silenced whistle-blowers, actively discouraged its employees from speaking up about safety issues, and ruined the careers of employees who pointed out safety flaws. Bloomberg Businessweek has uncovered the story of Courtland Kelley, a third-generation, 30-year GM employee, who was the former head of a nationwide GM inspection program who was forced to sue GM in 2003 after the company repeatedly ignored his reports of flaws. Take a look for yourself.

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