Special Let it Rip: Kilpatrick on Trial - New York News

Special Let it Rip: Kilpatrick on Trial

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

On the eve of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's federal corruption trial, Huel Perkins was joined by a panel of guests, who offered straight talk on one of the biggest scandals ever to face the city of Detroit.

Joining Huel on the show:

Fox 2 News reporter M.L. Elrick
, who has been covering the Kilpatrick saga since his downfall began. Elrick will be in Federal Court to offer daily coverage of the trial.

Fox 2 legal analyst Charlie Langton will spell out the strategies both sides will employ to win their case.

Attorney Michael Alan Schwartz used to represent Kilpatrick in court. He brings his insight to the show.

Former FBI agent Andy Arena, who is now with the Detroit Crime Commission, knows a thing or two about corruption in Detroit from his on the job experience as the city Bureau's top agent.

Former Detroit City Councilwoman Sharon McPhail has represented Kilpatrick in court and run against him in a bid to become mayor. She offers her unique perspective to the program.

Daniel Ferguson married Kilpatrick's sister Ayanna and is a relative of Bobby Ferguson, who is also on trial in the federal corruption case.

Join the conversation and add your thoughts to Let It Rip using the Facebook comment module below or hashtag it on Twitter with #kilpatrick.

Go to this page to get daily reports as the trial happens. CLICK HERE>>

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