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Curtain of secrecy descends on sect

Title: Curtain of secrecy descends on sect
Date: Sunday, 4 November 1979
Publisher: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Author: Alan Gutwein-Guenther
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CLEARWATER — The lid clamped down hard Saturday at Scientology's headquarters, as church officials chased a reporter through the streets and ordered other church members not to talk to the press. The church had publicized an afternoon open house, but visitors found themselves quickly escorted into a closed room if they tried to wander anywhere in the building. Nancy Reitze, publicity director for the church, wouldn't answer any questions. No, she said, a reporter could not roam the building and talk ... [Read the rest at]