March 20, 2007 |
Howard St. John Hunt remembers the night of the Watergate break-in as a bonding experience with his father. A sweating and disheveled E. Howard Hunt roused his 19-year-old son from a dead sleep to help him wipe fingerprints from the burglars' radios and pack the surveillance equipment into a suitcase. Then, father and son raced to a remote Maryland bridge, where they heaved the evidence into the Potomac River just before dawn on June 17, 1972.
April 23, 2006 |
W. Mark Felt, who for nearly 33 years denied that he was "Deep Throat," also held a tragic secret from his family: It was suicide, not a heart attack, that felled his wife after years of strain from Felt's FBI career and ensuing legal troubles. In his new book, "A G-Man's Life: The FBI, 'Deep Throat' and the Struggle for Honor in Washington," Felt reveals that Audrey Robinson Felt shot herself in 1984 with his .38 service revolver after a long emotional and physical decline.
June 27, 2005 |
L. Patrick Gray III, acting director of the FBI in the early months of the Watergate investigation, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he had resisted repeated orders to fire FBI Deputy Director W. Mark Felt, who the White House believed was leaking information about the case.
June 17, 2005 |
For those who have wondered why former deputy FBI director W. Mark Felt finally admitted he was "Deep Throat," the answer may be four words: movie and book deal. Felt's family recently joined Creative Artists Agency's client list, and now Variety reports that Universal Pictures and Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman have signed a deal with Felt.
June 7, 2005 |
Shortly after a 91-year-old man was revealed last week as the answer to the 30-year-old mystery of the Watergate affair, President Bush cast the scandal as something from the distant past. "A lot of people wondered ... who 'Deep Throat' was, including me," Bush said after news broke that former FBI official W. Mark Felt had been the source leaking Watergate details to the press. "It would kind of fade from my memory, and then all of a sudden, somebody would pop it back in.
June 6, 2005 |
The daughter of the ex-FBI official who was revealed last week as "Deep Throat" has acknowledged that money played a role in the decision to go public. W. Mark Felt, 91, was the mysterious source used by Washington Post reporters in their investigation into the Watergate break-in, which led to the resignation of President Nixon.