Inventing LA: The Chandlers and Their Times

117min   |   Feature   |  PBS

The Peabody Award-winning epic saga of the most powerful family in Los Angeles history – the Chandlers. For four generations, they wielded unique influence through their newspaper, the Los Angeles Times. In their pursuit of personal agendas and civic ideals, they built the city of the future and exposed the dark side of the American Dream. Their reign ended when a longtime family feud brought down one of the country’s great newspaper dynasties.  Peter Jones’s “logline” for the film: The real Citizen Kane meets the real Chinatown, starring the California Kennedys.

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