FROM Peter Jones
Documentary on the Chandlers Airs Tonight The Chandler family owned the Los Angeles Times through four generations. They used it to help turn a tiny western outpost into a world metropolis and to make the Chandler family very rich. That story unfolds tonight at 9pm on KCET-TV in a documentary called Inventing LA : The Chandlers and their Times. Native Angeleno Peter Jones is the writer, producer and director.
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