ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 16, 2004
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The prison sentence for Martha Stewart for lying to the government reported. [Outside court, reading a statement, STEWART - says "a small personal matter" became a circus event; promotes her businesses.]
(Studio: Chris Cuomo) Stewart's courtroom appearance before Judge Miriam Cederbaum reviewed; sketches by Christine Cornell shown; judge's words quoted. [Former federal prosecutor Robert MINTZ- assesses the Stewart sentence.] [Stewart attorney Walter DELLINGER- talks about the appeal.] What her life would be like at the Danbury prison outlined. [Former inmate Karen BOND- says the media myth of prison needs to be dispelled.] The sentence for Stewart's stockbroker Peter Bacanovic noted.
(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The status of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia's stock after news of the sentence noted.
(New York: Barbara Walters) Stewart's exclusive interview with "20/20" noted. [STEWART - reacts to the sentence & having to face prison; says she was apologetic & contrite.]