Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia

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When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia, was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many believe Dr. George Hodel was the killer, thanks to an...Show More


36:34 | Feb 20th, 2019

Former LAPD Homicide Detective, Steve Hodel, explains the identity of the Black Dahlia, the circumstances of her murder in 1947 Los Angeles, and how the LAPD's profile of her killer fit Steve's own fa...Show More
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julie recommended:

Such a good show! The story was well out together and convincing, even after all these years.

43:20 | Mar 27th, 2019

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.
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pwitham recommended:

This is one of those series that wraps up and is both hard to accept yet leaves you with many thoughts and insights. I appreciate the entire...Show More

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42:44 | Feb 13th, 2019

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.
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ddtbagbabe recommended:

This is the background of how an adopted girl found her roots, and started to unwind her troubling family tree.

05:16 | May 14th, 2019

From the creators of Root of Evil, Gangster Capitalism Season 1 is centered on the 2019 college admissions scandal that is exposing everyone from CEOs to celebrities. Award-winning documentarian, Andr...Show More

46:03 | Apr 3rd, 2019

For the first time in decades, the Hodels gather together in one room to confront their difficult family secrets. They try to collectively make sense of their story and answer the question of how to m...Show More
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