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Letters to the editor / Scientology again

Title: Letters to the editor / Scientology again
Date: Tuesday, 21 January 1997
Publisher: International Herald Tribune
Author: Bertram Fields
Main source: nytimes.com

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Regarding "An Open Letter to Helmut Kohl" (Advertisement, Jan. 9) and letters (Jan. 16) critical of the advertisement: As the author of the open letter to Chancellor Kohl, I feel entitled to a brief reply to some of the letters you received on that subject. First, our letter never compared modern Germany, as a whole, to the Nazi regime, and we certainly never compared the treatment of Scientologists to the treatment of Jews during the Holocaust. What we compared was the ... [Read the rest at nytimes.com]