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Watergate / "Deep Throat" / University Students #730800

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 14, 2003
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(Studio: Thalia Assuras) The 31st anniversary of the infamous Watergate break-in noted.

(New York: Anthony Mason) The hunt by University of Illinois journalism students for the identity of "Deep Throat," the Watergate source for newspaper reporters Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein, featured. [May 13, 1973, reporter Dan RATHER†- mentions "unnamed sources."] [University of Illinois professor Bill GAINES†- says it is a challenge to find out the source.] [Students Tom MUSICK†, Elliot KOLKOBICH†, Cathleen CONLEY†, Jui CHAIYABHAT†- comment on the research leading to former Nixon deputy counsel Frank Fielding.] The evidence indicating Fielding may be Deep Throat reviewed. [Former White House counsel John DEAN - explains why Fielding is not Deep Throat.] Bernstein's response to the class assignment quoted.

Assuras, Thalia;
Mason, Anthony

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