THE O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL: DID HE OR DIDN'T HE?

AS MILLIONS WATCHED--AND BEGAN TO WONDER WHERE THE TRUTH MIGHT LIE--COURTROOM TEMPERS FLARED, A LAWYER FELL ILL AND O.J. BARED HIS KNEE. THE WILD RIDE HAS BEGUN

Prosecutor Marcia Clark was steaming, too angry even to listen to her favorite blues tapes as she drove home that night. After 20 murder trials--almost all of which she's won--she thought she had seen it all. Of course she had expected a little razzle-dazzle from Johnnie Cochran Jr. during his opening arguments, but, she says, the surprise unveiling of 14 new witnesses by O.J. Simpson's defense lawyers stunned even her. ``This was plain sleazy,'' Clark said in an interview with Time. ``I was floored. They disregarded the judge's orders.''

But Clark, a steely prosecutor who says she must be ``convinced 200%...

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