Woodward & Bernstein Reunite With Deep Throat: Like "Visiting Family"

12/21/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Press Democrat

Iced tea accompanied a historic moment in Santa Rosa this past weekend when famed Watergate reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein came by to see and thank their secret source, 95-year-old Mark "Deep Throat" Felt.

The two-hour visit at Felt's home was an especially big deal to Bernstein. He had never before met Felt, the FBI's former No. 2 man and one-time heir apparent to J. Edgar Hoover.

Back in the early 1970s, when Felt furtively and bravely helped guide two young Washington Post reporters onto a trail of corruption that led to Richard Nixon's White House, it was always Woodward who rendezvoused in the shadows with his highly placed source.

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