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Trump Slams Carl Bernstein Over CNN 'Lie'

The famed journalist fires back, stands by his story about Trump Tower meeting

(Newser) - President Trump's general lambasting of the media got more specific Wednesday night when he called out journalist Carl Bernstein. The president declared that Bernstein, "a man who lives in the past and thinks like a degenerate fool, making up story after story, is being laughed at all over... More »

Meanwhile, WHCA Holds Glam-Free Dinner

No Trump and Sam Bee's competing roast siphon the usual celebrity element away

(Newser) - Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years. With President Trump sending his regrets , attention was no longer focused on an in-person roasting of the commander in chief and his humorous... More »

'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 »

Nixon 'Far Worse Than We Thought'

Woodward and Bernstein say he ran a 'criminal enterprise'

(Newser) - Forty years after Watergate, Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward assess the man their reporting forced from office, and the headline in the Washington Post sums it up: Richard Nixon, it declares, "was far worse than we thought." Forget the popular notion that the burglary itself was a minor... 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 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 »

'Bossy? Aloof?' Index of Hillary Bio Is Way Off

Blogger dissects back pages of book on Dem hopeful

(Newser) - Readers looking for a crash course in everything Hillary can try the index of Carl Bernstein's A Woman in Charge, and find a laundry list of moody traits: "bossiness," "aloofness," "anger, temper and hurt" are only the A's and B's. But New York Times blogger... More »

New Books Probe Hillary's Dark Side

Bernstein, Times writers relive Whitewater, chronicle drive to power

(Newser) - The Washington Post gets a sneak peek at two upcoming books about Hillary Clinton, illuminating her turbulent marriage to Bill and voracious political ambition, just in time for 2008. A Woman in Charge, by Watergate star Carl Bernstein, details Hillary's terror of Whitewater prosecution and her annoyance at her husband's... More »

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