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The Chandlers: A Private Family in a Public Business

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The Chandlers: A Private Family in a Public Business

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The Chandlers: A Private Family in a Public Business

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The Chandler family of Southern California is among the bidders seeking control of Tribune Co., the media giant. The Chandlers' relationship to money, journalism and the media is the stuff of soap operas. Former Los Angeles Times reporter Dennis McDougal, who wrote a book about the family, offers his perspectives to Renee Montagne.