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Meet Colonel Griffith J. Griffith, the man behind the park

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Last week we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Griffith Observatory. In that chat we talked about Griffith J. Griffith, the man who donated the whole park to the city of LA.

Last week we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Griffith Observatory. In that chat we talked about Griffith J. Griffith, the man who donated the whole park to the city of LA.

But one listener thought we should have given a fuller picture of the man. Mike Eberts, professor at Glendale Community College and author of "Griffith Park: A Centennial History."

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