A historical look a the Watergate story, from the break-in to the resignation of President Nixon.
The identity of Deep Throat, The Washington Post's key Watergate source, was almost revealed nearly three decades ago, according to Bob Woodward's new book on his relationship with W. Mark Felt.
Unlike many of the heroes and villains of the Watergate saga, W. Mark Felt defies easy pigeonholing; he is alternately presented as a courageous whistleblower and a symbol of overreaching ambition.
Bob Woodward
The Washington Post's Bob Woodward talks to washingtonpost.com's Ryan Thornburg about the revelation of Deep Throat's identity.
The secret source whose insider guidance was vital to The Washington Post's groundbreaking coverage of the Watergate scandal was a pillar of the FBI named W. Mark Felt.
From Outlook
The unmasking of former FBI official W. Mark Felt as Deep Throat has given the country a rare glimpse into the two separate spheres that coexist uneasily within the U.S. government. Let's call one of them Hidden World and the other Talk Show World.
Key Watergate Locations
Interactive Map
View panoramic images of key locations from the Watergate era, including the Watergate complex and the parking garage where Woodward met Deep Throat.
Video: Bradlee on The Post's Confirmation (washingtonpost.com, June 1, 2005; 4:28 PM)
Video: Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. (washingtonpost.com, June 1, 2005; 10:38 PM)
Video: Mr. Felt's Neighborhood (washingtonpost.com, June 2, 2005; 6:54 AM)
Deep Silence On Redford Place (Post, June 3, 2005, Page C01)
Deep Throat's Daughter, The Kindred Free Spirit (Post, June 12, 2005, Page A01)
The Source of Whose Troubles? (By Howard Kurtz, June 6, 2005, Page C01)
The FBI's Role: Leaks Came Against Backdrop Of a Post-Hoover Power Struggle (Post, June 2, 2005, Page A13)
The Surprise Ending: A 33-Year-Old Pledge Was Kept at a Price: The Post's Lost Scoop (Post, June 2, 2005, Page A13)
Nixon Spoke on Behalf of Felt in Court: Nixon Spoke on Behalf of Felt in Court (Post, June 2, 2005, Page A12)
At FBI, Reflections On Felt and Loyalty (Post, June 2, 2005, Page A21)
Follow the Money: The Marketing of Deep Throat: Publishers and Producers Eager for Secret Source's Story (Post, June 2, 2005, Page C01)
Conflicted And Mum For Decades (Post, June 1, 2005, Page A01)
Deep Background: The Best-Kept Secret in Washington Nearly Stayed That Way (Post, June 1, 2005, Page C01)
Media Notes: Would Deep Throat Be a Hero in 2005? (By Howard Kurtz, June 1, 2005; 10:44 AM)
The Reaction: Contemporaries Have Mixed Views (Post, June 1, 2005, Page A09)
Essay: The Illuminating Experience of Being Kept in the Dark (Post, June 1, 2005, Page C01)
Video: Post's Von Drehle on 'Deep Throat' (washingtonpost.com, May 31, 2005; 10:41 PM)
Audio: Author Kessler Suspected Felt All Along (AP, May 31, 2005; 2:56 PM)
All the News That's Fit for Print (By Robert MacMillan, June 1, 2005; 9:11 AM)
Video: Reflecting on a Mystery Solved (washingtonpost.com, June 1, 2005; 12:58 PM)

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