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7 matching items found between Jan 1978 and Dec 1978. Furthermore, there are 718 matching items for all time not shown.
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Dec 6, 1978
Ex-agent alleges fraud in F.B.I.; says many informers are bogus — New York Times
Nov 18, 1978
Ex-Scientologist charges harassment, sues church — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A former follower of the controversial Church of Scientology has filed suit claiming she was harassed and shamed into contributing more than $7,000 to the church. Saundra Haynes, in a fraud suit filed Thursday by attorney Hiram M. Martin, claimed that she went along with the urgings because she hoped the church's "auditing" procedures would enable her to "go clear," as the church calls it, and "rid her of her deep depressions and suicidal attempts." At one point, she claimed in ...
Aug 27, 1978
Church wages propaganda on a world scale — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Robert Gillette, Robert Rawitch
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
"The DEFENSE of anything is untenable. The only way to defend anything is to ATTACK, and if you ever forget that, then you will lose every battle you are engaged in, whether it is in terms of personal conversations, public debate, or a court of law." — L. Ron Hubbard For more than a decade, the worldwide Church of Scientology, one of the burgeoning new religions of the 1960s and '70s, has conducted sophisticated intelligence and propaganda operations on an international ...
Aug 14, 1978
Up Front: Federal prosecutors unveil the astonishing intrigues of the Scientology church — People magazine
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Type: Press
Author(s): Cheryl McCall
Source: People magazine
Since its founding by a science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard in 1954, Scientology has been among the growth stocks on the self-help market: a quasireligious, quasiscientific cult that has attracted three million U.S. followers (some highly touted celebrities among them) and estimated annual revenues in the hundreds of millions, much of it tax-exempt. Until recently Scientology's only certifiable vice was eccentricity, but within a week a federal grand jury in Washington is expected to hand down a bulging sheaf ...
Feb 22, 1978
Scientology boss gets jail term [scan] — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
Feb 22, 1978
Scientology boss gets jail term [transcript] — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Courier (UK)
RON L. Hubbard, the American born founder of the Church of Scientology, who turned Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, into the world headquarters of the movement, was sentenced in his absence to four years in prison and fined 35,000 Francs for fraud by the Paris Criminal Court last week.
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 16, 1978
Names & faces [L. Ron Hubbard sentenced in Paris] — Detroit Free Press
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