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HBO's 'Going Clear' documentary on Scientology sparks debate
HBO's 'Going Clear' documentary on Scientology sparks debate

Lawrence Wright didn't feel well. He'd just checked into his room at L'Ermitage in Los Angeles with a terrible cold, he said, and was trying to get some rest when the phone rang. "Joe is here for you," the receptionist said. Wright wasn't expecting anyone. He asked for Joe to be put on the line. "I'm a reporter, and I just had a few questions," Wright recalled the visitor saying earlier this month. He quickly deduced that Joe was from Freedom magazine, the publication that bills itself as the voice of the Church of Scientology. Freedom had been trying to interview Wright since the publication of his 2013 book, "Going Clear: Scientology,...

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