Mark Felt

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Developer to Demolish Watergate Parking Garage

Submits plans to raze 'Deep Throat' meeting site that undid a presidency

(Newser) - A little bit of American history looks to be destined for the rubble heap. A developer in Rosslyn, Virginia, has submitted plans to tear down the parking garage where "Deep Throat"—aka FBI agent Mark Felt —told his secrets to Bob Woodward, reports the ArlNow blog. Unless... 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 »

Times Nearly Scooped Post on Watergate

37 years later, reporter reveals FBI chief Gray tipped him off

(Newser) - The Watergate scandal made the careers of Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who broke the story. But the Post nearly got scooped by the New York Times, according to ... the New York Times. Nearly 37 years after the fact, a reporter briefly at the Times says he... 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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