Scientology, Hollywood and HBO

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Even before Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief began running on Sunday, Scientology was calling it "bigoted propaganda" from "admitted liars."

The HBO documentary, directed by Alex Gibney and based on a book of the same name by Lawrence Wright, features former members and others attacking the multi-billion-dollar organization as a dangerous cult, despite its status as a religion exempted from taxes by the IRS.


Tony Ortega - longtime Scientology chronicler - @TonyOrtega94, Kim Masters - editor-at-large of The Hollywood Reporter, and host of KCRW's “The Business.” - @kimmasters, Tom De Vocht - former Scientologist - @TomDeVo

Warren Olney

Jenny Hamel, Katie Cooper