Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: Buying A Town
Season 3, Episode 91
Mike Rinder: I was on board the Apollo with L. Ron Hubbard from 1973 until 1975. The ship had been thrown out of various countries. He tried to bring the Apollo to the United States in 1974. And he discovered that the FBI, IRS, DEA and various other government agencies were waiting on the dock. For the next year or so, we sailed around in ports in the Caribbean.
Hubbard at one point had a heart attack in Curacao. The treatment wasn’t the like advanced medical ah treatment available and he decided, okay the time has come to move the operations to the United States.2
- Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: Buying A Town IMDB ↩
- As of June 10, 1975, Hubbard was under treatment for bilateral pulmonary embolism by a lung specialist in Willemstad, Curacao, Dr. T. A. J. Kroon. He was hospitalized in Curacao between August 13-29, 1975. Ref. Hubbard’s medical records. PDF format: Hubbard (St. Elisabeth Hospital)(1975-06) ↩