Oh, My God! Get Martha On The Phone

MARTHA STEWART was rude and dismissive, according to testimony by a former Merrill Lynch employee. But did she break the law?

It was Martha Stewart, in all her tarnished glory, who drew the news cameras, the spectators jockeying for good seats, the visit from Rosie O'Donnell. But it was the slight, soft-spoken 28-year-old Douglas Faneuil, in his plain gray suit and tie, who last week owned the room inside the lower-Manhattan federal courthouse where Stewart is facing criminal charges for obstruction of justice and securities fraud. Faneuil is the former assistant to Peter Bacanovic, Stewart's broker at Merrill Lynch and her co-defendant in the trial. For three days Faneuil electrified the jury with his tales of Stewart's abrasive telephone manner and his...

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