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Judge rules out videotapes aimed at discrediting witness

Title: Judge rules out videotapes aimed at discrediting witness
Date: Friday, 5 April 1985
Publisher: The Oregonian (Portland)
Author: Fred Leeson
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An attempt to discredit a witness testifying against the Church of Scientology in a fraud trial hit a snag Thursday when a Portland judge called surreptitiously made videotapes an "amateurish performance" and refused to let them be shown to the jury. "I think they are devastating, devastating against the church," Multnomah Circuit Judge Donald H. Londer said out of the presence of the jury after viewing 108 minutes of tape recorded in a Los Angeles park last November. The tapes involved ... [Read the rest at]