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  1. A day of divergent tales in Roger Clemens perjury trial

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- In a matter of a few hours Tuesday, the jury in the Roger Clemens perjury trial heard dramatically divergent descriptions of the two principal characters in the courtroom drama -- one on the way up and the other on the way down. Fir...

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  2. The sights, sounds, and words thus far in the Roger Clemens perju...

    Lester Munson

    The Roger Clemens perjury trial, in its sixth week, has thus far put two (since dismissed) jurors asleep, included testimony from a beer can expert, led to dozens of objections by attorneys and had jurors discerning between "bloody shots" and "booty ...

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  3. Roger Clemens' attorney Rusty Hardin starts poking holes in forme...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Only 45 minutes into his cross-examination of former Roger Clemens trainer Brian McNamee, attorney Rusty Hardin deftly placed a huge, hand-lettered poster board next to McNamee with the words "MISTAKE," "BAD MEMORY" and "LIE" in b...

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  4. It was long, drawn out and tedious, but prosecutors' questions of...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The air in the courtroom was stifling. The judge was increasingly impatient. The questions were repetitive. Members of the large audience were glancing at the clock again and again. There was nothing about it that would ever be pa...

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012
  5. McNamee tells familiar story in Clemens trial, but will it hold u...

    Lester Munson

    Testifying is an action in which practice does not make perfect. If practice does anything, it may make things worse. It is almost impossible for any witness in any trial to tell the same story twice, much less a dozen times without an inconsistent statement here or there.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  6. Prosecution, defense attorneys clearly don't like each other at R...

    Lester Munson

    As the Roger Clemens perjury trial slogs into its fourth week of testimony, it is increasingly clear the prosecutors and the Clemens lawyers do not like each other. They hide their antagonism when they are in front of the jury, but the growing host...

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  7. Prosecution has rough outing in Roger Clemens perjury trial

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wednesday was a rough day for the prosecutors who are trying to persuade a jury that Roger Clemens lied to the U.S. Congress when he denied that he had ever used performance-enhancing drugs. It was bad enough when U.S. District ...

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  8. Andy Pettitte in uncomfortable spot during testimony in Roger Cle...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Andy Pettitte was fidgety. He was unhappy. He was uncomfortable. And he was in the last place he ever wanted to be -- testifying in court against his friend, workout partner and mentor, Roger Clemens. In nearly two hours of answ...

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  9. Attorneys use different tactics to score in Roger Clemens perjury...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Steven Durham, lead prosecutor in the Roger Clemens perjury trial, must have known what was coming Monday, as he patiently and painstakingly went through the steps necessary to play for the jury audio recordings of no less than 36...

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  10. Roger Clemens' attorney, Rusty Hardin, comes out throwing heat in...

    Lester Munson

    WASHINGTON -- With a bit of a smirk, attorney Rusty Hardin in his opening statement on Tuesday accused a federal prosecutor of throwing at Roger Clemens. In his effort to convict Clemens of lying to the U.S. Congress about performance-enhancing d...

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  11. Second perjury trial of Roger Clemens gets off to brilliant start...

    Lester Munson

    One thing is obvious in the retrial of Roger Clemens on charges that he lied about his use of performance-enhancing drugs -- both sides worked hard on the case in the nine months since the mistrial, and it shows.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  12. Questions and answers about a second Roger Clemens trial

    Lester Munson

    Roger Clemens will get his day in court, after all -- though at this stage, that might not come as good news to him. Here's why a judge ruled he must face a second trial.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2011
  13. Second trial issue for Roger Clemens to be decided at Friday hear...

    Lester Munson

    The defendant is Roger Clemens, but the prosecutors are the ones on trial at Friday's critical hearing in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  14. Roger Clemens will face a trial by jury on federal perjury charge...

    Lester Munson

    Roger Clemens' perjury trial next year will take a lot of twists and turns. One of them might depend on how well the Rocket can keep his temper.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  15. Roger Clemens has been indicted on perjury charges, which raises ...

    Lester Munson

    The long grand jury process is over, and Roger Clemens has been indicted. Now the serious trouble begins for the "Rocket." Here's what happens next.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2010