June 18, 2002 |
Thirty years after the Watergate break-in, the identity of Deep Throat--the White House insider who helped bring down President Richard Nixon--remains a mystery. Although former White House counsel John Dean has spent 25 of those years trying to unmask the man who was a source for Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, he failed Monday to identify Deep Throat in a 158-page e-book published by Salon, an online daily magazine.
June 12, 2002 |
As the latest round in Washington's greatest guessing game builds to a crescendo on Monday's 30th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, the award-winning online magazine Salon plans to enter the Deep Throat fray with a definitive 40,000-word accusation by scandal veteran John W. Dean III. Or maybe not.
December 25, 1995 |
Oliver Stone's new movie on Richard Nixon drew conflicting reviews Sunday from two top advisors to the former president, who was forced to resign in 1974. "I don't find it to be a three-hour lie," said John Dean, Nixon's White House counsel and consultant to the movie "Nixon." He added that he thought the film was well documented. But Alexander Haig, Nixon's chief of staff, said that "the historical portrayal of events is totally off the wall."
May 21, 1991 |
Former White House counsel John W. Dean III, President Richard M. Nixon's main accuser in the Watergate scandal, actually initiated the break-in himself and masterminded the cover-up without consulting his superiors, a book released Monday charges. The authors of "Silent Coup: The Removal of a President" charge that Dean was motivated by a desire to collect dirt on the Democrats to boost his influence in the White House.
July 14, 1987 |
Lt. Col. Oliver L. North faces certain conviction for his role in the Iran- contra scandal, a debacle that makes Watergate look like a "Little League" affair, key Watergate witness John W. Dean III writes in Newsweek magazine. In an essay for the July 20 issue, Dean said he would be surprised if North and others escape the justice system, because Washington juries are predisposed against "big shots who have been in government." Dean, who was President Richard M.