Identity of Watergate Confidential Source Revealed After 30 Years

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 31, 2005

“In a Vanity Fair exclusive, W. Mark Felt, 91 years old and formerly second-in-command at the F.B.I., says that he is the confidential Watergate source who assisted Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein—and helped bring down President Richard Nixon.” [Text version, and in PDF]

  • And tonight from the Washington Post (reg. req’d), Washington Post Confirms Felt Was ‘Deep Throat’ – Woodward, Bernstein and Bradlee Reveal Former FBI Official as Secret Watergate Source
  • See also The Atlantic Monthly, May 1992 – Deep Throat: An Institutional Analysis [Jason Kottke]
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