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Deep Throat is revealed (2005)
History.Com ^ | 05/31/2017 | staff

Posted on 05/31/2017 7:55:15 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen

Mark Felt’s family ends 30 years of speculation, identifying Felt, the former FBI assistant director, as “Deep Throat,” the secret source who helped unravel the Watergate scandal. The Felt family’s admission, made in an article in Vanity Fair magazine, took legendary reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, who had promised to keep their source’s identity a secret until his death, by surprise. Tapes show that Nixon himself had speculated that Felt was the secret informant as early as 1973.

The question “Who was Deep Throat?” had been investigated relentlessly in the ensuing years since Watergate in movies, books, televisions shows, and on the Internet. America was obsessed with the shadowy figure who went to great lengths to conceal his involvement with the Washington Post reporter

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: deepthroat; markfelt
Here is self serving but interesting article from RealClearHistory.Com by Bob Woodward.

How Mark Felt Became ‘Deep Throat' - Woodward
1 posted on 05/31/2017 7:55:15 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen

I heard that deep throat the movie sucked.


2 posted on 05/31/2017 7:58:19 AM PDT by seawolf101 (Member LES DEPLORABLES)
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To: Kid Shelleen
And, here we have the reason why Felt did all of it:

About 9:45 a.m. on May 2, 1972, Felt was in his office at the FBI when an assistant director came to report that Hoover had died at his home. Felt was stunned. For practical purposes, he was next in line to take over the bureau.

Yet Felt was soon to be visited with immense disappointment. Nixon nominated L. Patrick Gray III to be the acting director. Gray was a Nixon loyalist going back years. He had resigned from the Navy in 1960 to work for candidate Nixon during the presidential contest that Nixon lost to John F. Kennedy.

Nothing but revenge. It is all about power and control and which party will give it to them. An evil cloud is covering this nation.

3 posted on 05/31/2017 8:01:11 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

MARK “Nixon didn’t make me FBI chief. So I’m gonna politically screw him”
FELT.


4 posted on 05/31/2017 8:01:30 AM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Image result for monica lewinsky
5 posted on 05/31/2017 8:04:59 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, the REAL Russia-US scandal: details at my FR home page)
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To: seawolf101
I heard that deep throat the movie sucked.

I dunno about that, but I heard that the actors did.

6 posted on 05/31/2017 8:05:44 AM PDT by Quality_Not_Quantity (I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

The FBI: working overtime to ruin Republican Presidents through leaks and innuendos since 1973.


7 posted on 05/31/2017 8:07:27 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie
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To: ETL

That just isn’t a look a President should have on his face as he is greeting guests.


8 posted on 05/31/2017 8:07:51 AM PDT by Yaelle (#IStandWithHannity)
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To: Yaelle

“That just isn’t a look a President should have on his face as he is greeting guests.”

It is when the guest is Monica Lewinsky.


9 posted on 05/31/2017 8:21:29 AM PDT by PLMerite ("Government should be done to cattle and not human beings." - John Milius)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Linda Boreman


10 posted on 05/31/2017 8:21:49 AM PDT by doug from upland (Hey, traitor Democrats. I have a tree. I'm sure another FReeper has a rope.)
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To: seawolf101
I heard that deep throat the movie sucked.

It sucked three ways... long, deep and continuous.

11 posted on 05/31/2017 8:24:22 AM PDT by bar sin·is·ter
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To: bar sinĀ·isĀ·ter

“It sucked three ways... long, deep and continuous.”

And with fireworks!


12 posted on 05/31/2017 8:26:43 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin; Kid Shelleen

“Let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer”

Chuckie was definitely right on this one when he warned Trump not to take on the spooks... But maybe it wouldn’t have made any difference since 90% were against Trump to begin with.


13 posted on 05/31/2017 8:27:31 AM PDT by aquila48
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“Let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you,” said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer”

Pharoah Tuthmose III thought he could take on someone back in the day and found out he wasn't all he thought he was.

14 posted on 05/31/2017 8:30:58 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Quality_Not_Quantity

Can you give us an oral review?


15 posted on 05/31/2017 8:49:26 AM PDT by wyowolf (Be ware when the preachers take over the Republican party...)
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To: ETL

16 posted on 05/31/2017 10:30:14 AM PDT by Slyfox (Where's Reagan when we need him? Look in the mirror - the spirit of The Gipper lives within you.)
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