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Who can stand up?

Title: Who can stand up?
Date: Sunday, 16 March 1997
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Frank Rich
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Can anyone stand up to the Church of Scientology? Such was the plaintive question asked by The St. Petersburg Times in an editorial last week, and with good reason. The great American religious saga of the 1990's may be the rise to power of a church that has successfully brought the Internal Revenue Service, the State Department and much of the American press to heel even as it did an end-run around the courts. As Douglas Frantz reported in The New ... [Read the rest at]