On June 1st, 2005 the confidential source that helped blow open the Watergate scandal let his name be known. For more than thirty years former FBI official W. Mark Felt kept the fact that he was the informant, known as "Deep Throat," (why to refer the name of this movie?) a secret despite speculation that he may have been. "Deep Throat" was the name given to the un-named source that allowed Washington Post journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward to publish their famous article accusing the Nixon administration of breaking into the National Democratic Committee Headquarters, then in the Watergate Hotel, in 1972.
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