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April 09, 2012


Why Deep Throat Leaked

Just published: Leak: Why Mark Felt Became Deep Throat by Max Holland.

The book claims that Felt was motivated mainly by his desire to become J. Edgar Hoover's heir at the FBI and calculated his leaks to torpedo President Nixon's handpicked FBI director, L. Patrick Gray III, along with other rivals for the top job.

However, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein insist to Lloyd Grove that Felt's motive was patriotism.












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