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Scientologists take public offensive // Public offensive tack taken by Scientologists // Church says indictments near

Title: Scientologists take public offensive // Public offensive tack taken by Scientologists // Church says indictments near
Date: Friday, 28 July 1978
Publisher: Washington Post
Authors: Ron Shaffer, Timothy S. Robinson
Main source: xenutv.com
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The church of Scientology held an unusual press reception yesterday to introduce two of its top officials who the church says will be indicted for alleged crimes against the government. Standing around fruit punch, soft drinks, cookies and open-faced sandwiches, church lawyer Philip J. Hirschkop told assembled reporters that the predicted indictments are part of a government effort "to break the back" of the church. Hirschkop said that a total of 12 church members - including Mary Sue Hubbard, wife of ... [Read the rest at xenutv.com]