Mark Felt, “Deep Throat” in Watergate Scandal, Has Died

This is news that just broke a little while ago: Mark Felt, the number 2 FBI official during the Watergate scandal, also known as the informant “Deep Throat” died on Thursday at 12:45 P.M. at a hospice facility near his home, according to his daughter Joan.  Joan told reporters that he “was fine this morning [and was] joking with his caregiver.”  He then ate breakfast and took a nap, saying he was tired.  He then died in his sleep.  “He slipped away,” she said.

Felt was 95.

In 2005, Felt revealed that he had been “Deep Throat,” the one who had given Bob Woodward of The Washington Post leads in the Watergate affair in the early 1970s, when Woodward and his partner, Carl Bernstein were covering the scandal.  The revelation came as a shock to even Woodward and Bernstein, since they had promised not to reveal his identity until after his death.

My thoughts and prayers will be with his family.  May he rest in peace.  He was a good man.

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2 Responses to “Mark Felt, “Deep Throat” in Watergate Scandal, Has Died”

  1. Meg Davis Says:

    I don’t think this guy was the real ‘deep throat’ from the Watergate Days. I think its someone else who is still very much alive. I think the only reason this guy and his kids came out a few years ago and said he was the one was because they needed money.

    Sorry, folks, but think Woodstein are leading us astray on this one.

  2. inkslwc Says:

    So, then who’s the real Deep Throat?

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