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Show Info: New episodes post every Wednesday. Read less. You Only Have One Family. But murder is just part of the Hodel family story, one filled with horrifying secrets that ripple across generations.
Now, through never-before-heard archival audio and first-time interviews, the Hodel family opens up to reveal their shocking story. In this eight-part documentary series, sisters Rasha Pecoraro and Yvette Gentile, the great grand daughters of George Hodel, take a deep dive into their family history to try to figure out what really happened, and where do they all go from here? Inspired by the true story of the Hodel family, the series stars Chris Pine and comes from acclaimed Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins.
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They try to collectively make sense of their story and answer the question of how to move forward, knowing they can never escape their past. Fauna Hodel and her mother, Tamar, both leave their own unique legacies, and their children try to make sense of it all. In doing so, unresolved emotions and crucial questions are raised.
The vicious cycle of family trauma continues as George Hodel's daughter, Tamar becomes a mother. Her children tell the heartbreaking story of growing up in a shockingly toxic environment. Steve Hodel receives a phone call that pulls him out of retirement to investigate the Black Dahlia, a murder that had been ice cold for more than 50 years. The deeper Steve gets, the more he comes to accept his father was a sadistic killer. A deeper look into the life of George Hodel and his children; his interests, his parties, and the horrifying incident in that would reshape the Hodel family forever.
Fauna Hodel, a biracial girl living in Sparks, Nevada, finds out the truth about who she really is, where she came from, and her terrifying family history. When Elizabeth Short, also known as "The Black Dahlia," was brutally killed in , it gripped the entire country.
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But murder is just part of the Hodel family story, one fill Welcome to Player FM What if radio played only the shows you care about, when you want? Take it with you. Here's what you need to know about Hodel's ties to the potential killer, and what is known of the Black Dahlia murder today. While there has never been a conviction in the Black Dahlia case, one man stands out in history's retelling of the gruesome murder.
His name is George Hodel.
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George was Fauna Hodel's grandfather, and a gynecologist at the time of the Black Dahlia murder. Hodel was first suspected of the murder because he was accused, and charged, with sexually assaulting his daugher Tamar Hodel. Given the sinister nature of this act, police bugged Hodel's home in hopes of hearing something about the murder. It took a while, but the audio finally captured something incredibly alarming: the sound of a woman's scream. After hearing the woman's scream on the tape, Hodel made comments about the Black Dahlia, and how even if he was responsible, no one would know because his secretary was dead, according to blackdahlia.
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Hodel's secretary was said to die of a drug overdose. It's unclear if the screams came from her, but Hodel's comments on the Black Dahlia murder seemed to incriminate him further. Police also found a nude photo of the Black Dahlia in his home. The interesting thing about George's possible involvement is that Hodel and her family members believe he did kill the Black Dahlia.