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Goodwill Games protested / Church of Scientology affiliation ignites dispute

Title: Goodwill Games protested / Church of Scientology affiliation ignites dispute
Date: Thursday, 15 March 1990
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Curtis Krueger
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The Goodwill Games, an Olympic-style competition designed to bring people together, is prompting protests because one of its sponsors is affiliated with the Church of Scientology. Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) has received complaints from people upset that Bridge Publications is one of 12 companies that paid millions to become worldwide sponsors, spokesmen for the games said. The games were founded in 1986 by TBS president Ted Turner and are broadcast by TBS. Mike Mobley of TBS did not know the number ... [Read the rest at pqasb.pqarchiver.com]