BREAKING NEWS ~ WashPost confirms FBI's Felt was "Deep Throat" Bernard Hibbitts at 5:32 PM ET
[JURIST] Following claims circulated by Vanity Fair earlier Tuesday [JURIST report; Vanity Fairarticle], the Washington Post has confirmed that retired FBI deputy director W. Mark Felt, now 91, was Watergate's "Deep Throat". Reporters Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein and former editor Ben Bradlee acknowledged Felt's hitherto-secret identity, with Woodward and Bernstein saying in a statement that "W. Mark Felt was 'Deep Throat' and helped us immeasurably in our Watergate coverage." The Washington Post has more.
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