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The first phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial opened dramatically Wednesday, with lawyers for the accused bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, acknowledging in their opening statement that he was responsible.

WBUR's David Boeri reports for Morning Edition on the opening statements and what followed — the gruesome early testimony in the case.

To hear the full report, click on the audio player above.

This segment aired on March 5, 2015.

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