Stan Chambers
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1923
Date of Death: 2015
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Broadcaster, journalist
Spouse: Beverly (d. 1989)
Children: Eleven
Professional Affiliations: KTLA, Los Angeles
Turtledove Appearances:
The Hot War
POD: November, 1950
Appearance(s): Direct (via television)
Type of Appearance: Bombs Away
Stanley Holroyd "Stan" Chambers (August 11, 1923 – February 13, 2015) was an American television reporter who worked for KTLA in Los Angeles from 1947 to 2010.

Chambers was born in Los Angeles. His career began shortly after KTLA became the first commercially licensed TV station in the western United States. He covered a number of local and national stories throughout his career. Chambers earned several Emmy Awards, Golden Mike Awards, LA City and County Proclamations, an LA Press Club Award, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He also made a few cameo appearances primarily in B-movies, usually playing a TV reporter. He retired in 2010, and died of natural causes in February 2015.

Stan Chambers in The Hot WarEdit

On February 7, 1951, Stan Chambers reported that Elmendorf Air Force Base had been destroyed by a Soviet atomic bomb in retaliation for the USA's destruction of the Soviet base at Pechenga three days before.[1]


  1. Bombs Away, pg. 93, ebook.

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