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Texas Trial Of Polygamist Leader Warren Jeffs Begins

MARY LOUISE KELLY, Host:

In Texas, the trial of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs got off to a dramatic start yesterday. The head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is charged with sexually assaulting two girls - one was 12 years old at the time. NPR's Wade Goodwyn was in the courtroom in San Angelo.

WADE GOODWYN: Wade Goodwyn, NPR News, San Angelo, Texas.

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LOUISE KELLY: This is NPR News. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.