The federal trial of former Alaska legislator Pete Kott got underway today (Mon, Sep 10) in U.S. District Court in downtown Anchorage. Both the prosecution and defense made opening statements.
Attached is the complete recording of defense attorney Jim Wendt’s opening statements for the defense (26 minutes).
NOTE: Audio is not broadcast-quality — it comes from the Court’s official audio recording / transcription system. Media representatives are not permitted to record audio in the courtroom.