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The Outing of Deep Throat

elbru Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 8:43 PM
"Until Nixon found out Felt was the leaker in late 1972, he was considering Felt for the top job." So Nixon knew who deep throat was and did nothing?
As the 40th anniversary of Watergate impends, we are to be bathed again in the great myth and morality play about the finest hour in all of American journalism.

The myth?

That two heroic young reporters at The Washington Post, guided by a secret source, a man of conscience they dubbed "Deep Throat," cracked the case and broke the scandal wide open, where the FBI, U.S. prosecutors and more experienced journalists floundered and failed.

Through their tireless investigative reporting, they compelled the agencies of government to treat Watergate as the unprecedented constitutional crisis it was. No Pulitzer Prize was ever more...