"We can't blame [Nixon] for everything; he struck me as some sort of glorified errand boy for his buddies in ITT&T and the big oil companies..."
Asked why Deep Throat would continue to want anonymity now more than three decades after the scandal, Woodward said he could not answer the question because it might help reveal the source's identity.
"When you know who it is, when that story's told, your reaction will be 'now I understand' (why the person wants anonymity). And so to answer that question would lead you down that trail, and that's something we're not anxious to do," he said.
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