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Prosecution and defense lawyers painted starkly different portraits of hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam at the start of the biggest Wall Street insider trading case in a generation.

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The defense team faces hundreds of secretly recorded phone calls in evidence and former friends or employees who will testify for the prosecution during the two month long trial.

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Not since the mid 1980s has a Wall Street insider trading case grabbed such wide public attention. Then, speculator Ivan Boesky, Drexel Burnham Lambert and its junk bond chief, Michael Milken, were prosecution targets.

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