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Sep 23, 1974 Scientology — Newsweek More: link
In the summer of 1950, an unusual book burst onto the best-seller lists and almost instantly became the focus of a national cult. "Dianetics," an extraordinary blend of Eastern philosophy, psychoanalytic technique and futuristic theory, had been concocted by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, a sometime explorer, engineer and science-fiction writer. The book offered a self-help answer to all manner of psychic and bodily ills, and the medical and psychiatric community responded with alarm. Partly for protection from these attacks, Hubbard in 1954 ...
Feb 27, 1974 [Advertisement] An open letter to Messrs. Heath, Thorpe and Wilson — The Times (UK)
Dec 18, 1973 Scientologists suing three more policemen — The Times (UK)
The Times (UK)
The Church of Scientology is suing three Metropolitan Police officers over a report on the movement. They say the report has been circulated all over the world by Interpol. Mr David Gaiman, press officer of the sect, who is named in the report, said yesterday that it accused scientologists of numerous offences, including causing grievous bodily harm and drug trafficking. In September the movement issued a High Court writ against Sir Robert Mark, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, alleging libel in the ...
Jan 20, 1973 Scientology comeback under new name — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Jan 14, 1972 Fresh approach in S.A. to scientology — The Advertiser (Australia)
Dec 23, 1971 QC criticizes ban on entry of foreign members but urges legislation on psychotherapy — The Times (UK)
Dec 23, 1971 Scientology report / QC criticizes ban on entry of foreign members but urges legislation on psychotherapy — The Times (UK)
Dec 1, 1971 Enquiry into the practice and effects of Scientology — Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Nov 20, 1971 Law Report November 19 1971 // Ban on book on scientology is lifted — The Times (UK) More: link
The Times (UK) Hubbard and Another v Vosper and Another Before Lord Denning, the Master of the Rolls, Lord Justice Megaw and Lord Justice Stephenson. The court allowed an interlocutory appeal by defendants, Mr Cyril Ronald Vosper, of Inverness Terrace, W, and Neville Spearman Ltd, publishers, and set aside an injunction granted to Mr. Lafayette Ronald Hubbard and the Church of Scientology of California, of Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, Sussex, by Mr Justice Kilner Brown in chambers on October 4 restraining the defendants ... Nov 17, 1971 A dangerous precedent over scientology? // Nigel Lawson examines the use of arbitrary powers against members of the cult and asks why the Foster Report is still unpublished — The Times (UK) More: link
The Times (UK)
In reply to a written question in the of Commons a few days ago, the Secretary of State for Social Services, Sir Keith Joseph, declared that he would be making an announcement about the publication of the
Foster Report on Scientology
"soon". However soon "soon" may be, he has certainly taken time about it. For the report, which was commissioned by his predecessor, Mr Richard Crossman, in January, 1969, has now been in his hands for the best part of ...
Nov 14, 1971 Scientologists lose 'Mind Benders' case [exact date unknown] More: link
MR Justice O'CONNOR dismissed two applications by the Church of Scientology yesterday for the editor of a provincial newspaper and the author of "The Mind Benders," a book on the cult, to be sent to prison for contempt of court. The judge said on the third day of the hearing that he would give his reasons today. In the applications, the Church of Scientology had sought to commit to prison Mr CYRIL VOSPER, the author, and Mr KEITH WHETSTONE, editor of ...
Oct 24, 1971 Before the beginning... — Flint Journal (Michigan) More: link
Flint Journal (Michigan)
Whatever else it is, it's a phenomenon, and a controversial and mysterious one at that. Beyond that, it's difficult to say just what Scientology is — except that it is an organization and a way of thinking gaining attention in the Flint area and across the world as it grows rapidly in adherents and publicity. Since Scientology opened a branch here a few months ago in a former pool hall at 2102 Joliet a few months ago, handouts have appeared on ...
Jun 24, 1971 Letters // The knowhow balance — New Scientist
Apr 7, 1971 Scientology suit against British Embassy in US — The Times (UK)
Jan 18, 1971 Medicine's week — American Medical
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 01 From Dianetics to Scientology — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 08 The British and Australian Orgs — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 09 Attacking the Attackers — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 10 The Suppressives — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 12 The World of Scientology — Tower Publications, Inc.
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 15 Is Scientology Political? — Tower Publications, Inc.
Dec 22, 1970 Scientologists lose libel action against Tory MP and decide against an appeal — The Times (UK)
The Times (UK)
At the end of the longest libel action in recent legal history, Mr. Geoffrey Johnson Smith, M.P., was cleared yesterday by a High Court jury of libelling the Church of Scientology of California.
Jan 4, 1970 Christ, Satan and Manson haunt a London cult — Sunday News (Detroit)
Jan 1, 1970 Scientology: the Now Religion - Chapter 1: The Now religion — Delacorte Press
Jan 1, 1970 Scientology: the Now Religion - Chapter 4: Scientology — Delacorte Press
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