The Saga Unfolds

He helped bring down a President, but for decades Deep Throat's identity was a secret

Changes at the FBI

MAY 1972

After J. Edgar Hoover's death, Mark Felt becomes the No. 2 at the FBI but is disappointed he isn't named director

 

Dirty Dealings

JUNE 17, 1972

Five men are arrested trying to bug the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate complex.

TWO DAYS LATER

According to the Washington Post's Bob Woodward, Deep Throat confirms that E. Howard Hunt, right, a former CIA operative who works for the White House, was involved in the break-in. That establishes the first link to the Administration.

JULY 1972

Felt and two colleagues meet with FBI...

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