Mark felt aka deep throat recall watergate was the

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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” Recall, Watergate was the break-in, theft, and bugging of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel ordered by Nixon’s official campaign The cover-up reached all the way to his office Extensive use of the FBI, CIA, and IRS to bully and dissuade any investigation ? v=IHnmriyXYeg
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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” The media played a pivotal role in exposing this corruption The Washington Post , in particular Coverage began in 1972 Woodward and Bernstein led the investigatory charge with numerous anonymous sources The most famous being “Deep Throat”
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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” The dots were eventually connected to Nixon’s office, and later to Nixon himself when the tapes were made public In addition to provided evidence, Deep Throat was instrumental in confirming the details that Woodward and Bernstein had already uncovered
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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” It was not revealed until 2005 that Felt was the whistleblower Refused to allow his identify to be disclosed Some evidence did point to Felt before the reveal At the time, was assistant director of the FBI Meetings between the reporter and informant took place in a parking garage in the middle of the night
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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” Nixon was told that it was likely Felt who was responsible for the leaks on Oct. 19 th 1972 Almost two years before his resignation Incredulous that Felt would do that Suspected it was due to animosity for being passed up as for the head of FBI position Nixon also suspected that Felt’s religion might have something to do with it
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Mark Felt aka “Deep Throat” What motivated Felt? His family has claimed moral and patriotic duty Others suggest that it was out of loyalty to the recently deceased J. Edgar Hoover, and a dislike for Nixon’s appointee As a whistleblower, nothing significant happened to Felt Likely due to the fact that he was largely anonymous
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Edward Snowden
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Edward Snowden Perhaps the most prolific whistleblower in modern history Former CIA employee and NSA sub- contractor Systems Admin in the intelligence community Stole tons of documents and exposed United States domestic spying programs The exact number is unknown, but the
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Edward Snowden Before blowing the whistle, Snowden claims that he internally questioned the legal authority of these programs numerous times NSA debates and denies this claim Beginning in June 2013, he exposed the global surveillance system run the NSA and its partners in Australia, the UK, and Canada
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