Blagojevich Expected to Testify in Corruption Trial

Monday, July 19, 2010

Ex-Governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich (Getty Images/Getty)

Ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is scheduled to take the witness stand this week to testify in his own defense at his federal corruption trial. In the five weeks since the trial began, prosecutors have played many recordings of the former politician using countless expletives in multiple profanity-laced tirades. Now, when Blagojevich takes the stand, law experts say he will have to win over jurors, leave behind his notoriously arrogant attitude and even admit some faults.

We talk with Rob Wildeboer, criminal justice reporter for Chicago Public Radio, about the week ahead in the Blago trial.

Guests:

Robert Wildeboer

Produced by:

Arwa Gunja

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