Deep Throat

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'Deep Throat' Garage to Meet Its End

Will be razed, with residential, commercial properties set to replace it

(Newser) - The Virginia garage that played a key role in the Watergate investigation—where journalist Bob Woodward met with "Deep Throat"—is due to be demolished, Reuters reports. The Arlington County Board made a unanimous decision Saturday to allow a pair of 1960s office buildings, which include the parking... More »

Editor Casts Doubt on 'Deep Throat' Story

But Bob Woodward says book omits key interview

(Newser) - Bob Woodward is not happy about a new book in which former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee appears to express doubt about the legend of "Deep Throat." Bradlee gave reporter Jeff Himmelman access to a box of old documents, and in it, Himmelman found an interview Bradlee had... More »

'Deep Throat' Garage New DC Tourist Attraction

Site of secret meeting gains historical marker

(Newser) - The most important parking garage in American history has joined the list of Washington DC-area tourist attractions. A historical marker has been placed in front of the suburban parking garage where Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward met the anonymous "Deep Throat," receiving information that brought the Watergate scandal... More »

Lohan's Film 'Too Raunchy' for Theaters?

'Perversions' intended to 'disturb'

(Newser) - Lindsay Lohan's depiction on film of the degradations suffered by porn star Linda Lovelace won't likely be fit for viewing in any mainstream movie theater, according to a fetish porn blogger who's had a look at the screenplay. The planned film, Inferno, is like a "Lifetime horror film" that... More »

Our Sexiest Presidents

Ranking chief executives Nos. 1 through 43

(Newser) - With Valentine’s Day tomorrow and Presidents Day on Monday, Nerve ranks America’s chief executives, from Washington to Obama, on sex appeal. Richard Nixon—“Certainly the least sexy person connected in any way to Deep Throat”—is 43rd and last; here are the top five:
  • Theodore Roosevelt:
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FBI Squeezed Deep Throat

Obscenity probe marked the end of FBI efforts against turning cultural tide

(Newser) - The FBI made a huge effort to stop the spread of '70s porn hit Deep Throat, documents newly released to the AP reveal. Top agents and field offices in almost every major city were involved in the probe, in which negatives were analyzed, copies of the film seized, and interviews... More »

Deep Throat Made Newspapers 'Cool'

(Newser) - Mark Felt's life inspires an appreciation of a heroic man, but also of the romance and significance of journalism, Hank Stuever writes in the Washington Post. In fact, you could say “that the idea of him had died already, a few years ago, when he allowed the world to... More »

Watergate's 'Deep Throat' Dead at 95

W. Mark Felt was secret source who helped expose Richard Nixon's abuses of power

(Newser) - The FBI agent who helped bring down Richard Nixon has died at his California home at the age of 95, the New York Times reports. W. Mark Felt was "Deep Throat"—the anonymous source who supplied crucial leads to Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward about White House abuses... More »

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