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Church out to even the score

Title: Church out to even the score
Date: Monday, 22 April 1991
Publisher: The Age (Australia)
Authors: Jo Chandler, Jacqui MacDonald
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A telex sent in April 1987 to Scientology's Melbourne Office of Special Affairs from its Australian-New Zealand headquarters tracks the church's defensive strategy in response to an investigation by the former television program 'Willesee'. The program was looking at a woman's claim that her trip into the Russell Street headquarters had almost cost her $43,000. The telex spelt out a seven-step program for defusing the story. One course of action was to loudly brand the investigation a "set up". "(The) Church ... [Read the rest at link (8.1 KiB)]