Stewart Sentenced to Five Months in Prison

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Martha Stewart arrives at federal court in New York on July 16, 2004 for sentencing.

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A federal judge sentences Martha Stewart to five months in prison and another five months of home confinement for lying to investigators about a stock sale. The sentence also includes two years of probation and a $30,000 fine. Stewart's lawyers say they will appeal her conviction. Hear NPR News.

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