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Key Witness in Stewart Trial Charged with Perjury

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Key Witness in Stewart Trial Charged with Perjury

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Key Witness in Stewart Trial Charged with Perjury

Key Witness in Stewart Trial Charged with Perjury

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A witness who testified for the prosecution at the Martha Stewart trial has now been charged with perjury. Prosecutors say they don't think the charges will undermine the convictions of Stewart and her stockbroker, but others are less sure. Stewart was convicted of lying about why she sold ImClone Systems stock in 2001, just before the stock price plunged. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.