Take Two for August 15, 2013

Gerhartsreiter sentenced to 27 years to life in prison

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Defendant Christian Gerhartsreiter from Germany, listens to prosecutor during his murder trial at Los Angeles Superior Court on March 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

This morning, Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison for the 1985 murder of a San Marino man, John Sohus.

Over the years the German man assumed many identities, such as an English nobleman, a Hollywood producer and a Wall Street mogul. But his most notorious persona was that of Clark Rockefeller, a member of the wealthy Rockefeller clan.

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We're joined now by Mark Seal, contributing editor for Vanity Fair and author of "The Man in the Rockefeller Suit" on the life of Gerhartsreiter.  
 


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