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The Church of Scientology, fact-checked

Title: The Church of Scientology, fact-checked
Date: Tuesday, 8 February 2011
Publisher: NPR
Main source: npr.org

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Lawrence Wright's cover story in the current edition of The New Yorker reports on the Church of Scientology and focuses on why screenwriter and director Paul Haggis resigned from the organization in 2009 after spending nearly 35 years with it. Haggis, who directed Crash and wrote the screenplay for Million Dollar Baby, spoke with Wright about his reasons for leaving the church and the response from his fellow Scientologists. Wright tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross about the detailed fact-checking process his ... [Read the rest at npr.org]