Death of Ed Hookstratten

January 22, 2014
Los Angeles, California

Famed attorney dead at 83
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BETH HARRIS, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ed Hookstratten, an attorney who represented a galaxy of entertainment and sports stars including Johnny Carson and Vin Scully during a career of more than 50 years, has died at 83.

He passed away Wednesday of complications from congestive heart failure at his home in Beverly Hills, his son Jon Hookstratten said Thursday.

Hookstratten was a powerful and iconic force in sports, entertainment and broadcast news while...

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