Santa Rosa resident Mark Felt revealed his secret role in Washington’s most notorious scandal in 2005. His daughter, Joan Felt, says a new movie starring Liam Neeson gave her new insight into her famous father.
An FBI man, once afraid of being seen as a traitor, instead received a hero's farewell Friday when famed Watergate reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward honored their friend and source, Mark Felt, forever known as Deep Throat.
John O'Connor, a San Francisco lawyer and former federal prosecutor, was Mark Felt's lawyer and co-author with Felt of "A G-Man's Life." He offers the following tribute to the man who became "Deep Throat."
Mark Felt, the man who helped bring down President Richard Nixon as the infamous "Deep Throat" for investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, died in Santa Rosa Thursday afternoon surrounded by family.
Through the decades that Mark Felt worked his way up the ranks of the FBI, ultimately becoming one of the most mysterious figures in 20th century American politics -- the Watergate saga's "Deep Throat" -- Felt resided mostly in Virginia.
So, "Deep Throat" finally talked on the record.
He didn't really reveal much in his interview this week with Larry King, nor are there any startling revelations in his new autobiography, "A G-Man's Life."
The long-awaited book by Deep Throat, Santa Rosa's own Mark Felt, has finally arrived. And with it has come an opportunity to finally hear from the G-man who helped bring down a presidential administration.
Santa Rosa's W. Mark Felt, who as "Deep Throat" became America's most famous confidential source, received an honor Saturday presented by the New York Times reporter who recently spent 85 days in prison for refusing to name her source.