Interview with Pentagon Spokesperson Jerry Friedheim
by Robert Gettlin - September 25, 1990
Listen to the Interview with Pentagon Spokesperson Jerry Friedheim
GETTLIN: And I've discovered that even the Deep Throat, Woodward and Bernstein story leaves a lot of room for further reporting about what was really going on. And-- So obviously, if you're gonna look at what are some of the motives behind, quote Deep Throat, if there was a single person, I don't know that there was a single person, you have to look at Woodward's, you know, military and Navy background. I mean, it leads directly to that, to that point. FRIEDHEIM: Sure. He was definitely there, and he was moving in circles with-- You know, e-- As a junior officer, as a briefer, but obviously it's somebody that they thought was sharp enough to do those things. GETTLIN: Mmhmm FRIEDHEIM: He was moving with those guys, Moorer, Haig, the NSC staff, and other military types. GETTLIN: Right.
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