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daily record (scotland, uk) • death • flo conway • fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentation • il coraggio di parlare. storie di fuoriusciti da scientology (the courage to speak out - stories of ex-scientologists) (book) • james "jim" siegelman • john travolta • l. ron hubbard's credentials • lawsuit • legal • maria pia gardini • narconon (aka scientology drug rehab) • norway • oxford capacity analysis (aka, "free scientology personality test" aka "u-test" aka "pape test") • publisher's weekly • real estate • recruitment • sacramento bee (california) • security check ("sec check") • silencing criticism, censorship • snapping: america's epidemic of sudden personality change (book) • tax matter • united kingdom (uk) • vg nett (norway) • workplace recruitment
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Jul 20, 1979
When friends or patients ask about... Cults — Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
May 28, 1979
"Snapping" authors ask for First Amendment precedent — Publisher's Weekly
Mar 26, 1979
Scientologists sue Lippincott and authors of "Snapping" — Publisher's Weekly
Jan 1, 1979
Inside Scientology // The science fiction religion finds itself under attack — CHIC Magazine
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Ron Ridenour
Source: CHIC Magazine
In the beginning there was Xenn, god of the Galactic Federation, a 76-planet union formed some 95 million years ago. The Federation, whose planets averaged 178 billion inhabitants each, had something of a population problem. Xenn solved it by "implanting" the excess to Teegeeack (earth) and dumping them into volcanos. These beings were somehow fused into humans when hydrogen bombs were dropped on the volcanos. After the radioactive dust cleared, the new humans were confused by being shown religious pictures of ...
Dec 1, 1978
Playboy interview: John Travolta // A candid conversation with the hottest young star in America — Playboy
Type: Press
Source: Playboy
Oct 1, 1978
Everything you always wanted to know about study — Today's Professionals
Sep 8, 1978
Scientology in court — Christianity Today
Jul 1, 1978
Grooves presents Travolta — Grooves
Type: Press
Source: Grooves
Jul 1, 1978
John Travolta: His mother's story — McCall's
Jun 15, 1978
Struttin' his stuff // Make no mistake, John Travolta is beholden to no one — Rolling Stone
Apr 3, 1978
High steppin' to stardom // John Travolta own the street, and his Fever seems contagious — TIME Magazine
Jan 1, 1978
Chases' Calendar of Annual Events — Apple Tree Press
Sep 2, 1976
New Religions: Holiness or Heresy? — ABC News
Type: TV
Author(s): Jim Kincaid
Source: ABC News
[This is a placeholder, I don't have this material. I believe ABC was sued by the Church of Scientology following this report, as per this news piece.] Examination of why young people are increasingly attracted to new religions; focusing on the Unification Church founded by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, and the Church of Scientology, started by L. Ron Hubbard (60 min.)
Jun 9, 1972
The Kotzé Report (South Africa)
Dec 23, 1971
QC criticizes ban on entry of foreign members but urges legislation on psychotherapy — The Times (UK)
Nov 14, 1971
Dianetics and drugs: a "cure" in weeks for $3,000 — Chicago Tribune
Type: Press
Source: Chicago Tribune
On March 7, 1971, a benefit concert to aid the National Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program was held at the Happy Medium. The program was presented by Dinah Christie and members of the cast of the revue appearing at the theater. Publicity releases were sent out plugging the concert and at least one newspaper columnist mentioned both the performance and the charity it was supporting. [...]
Feb 10, 1969
[Placeholder for a news article presumably from Sun, cited in "Scandal of Scientology", Chapter 10] — The Sun (UK)
Nov 20, 1968
Scientology denied business permit by Arcadia council — Los Angeles Times (California)
Aug 2, 1968
Life in the cult -- by Kathleen and Iain [part of the article missing] — Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Ian Metcalfe, Allan Gulland
Source: Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
A BOY and a girl told last night of what happened to them in while they worked at the Scottish headquarters of the Scientologists. THE GIRL, Kathleen Riley, said it was a bit frightening at first when she was given a kind of lie-detector test. THE BOY, lain Thomson, 20, claimed he was told to work for more than 15 hours — then sleep on a wooden floor. Kathleen, of 31 Niddrie Marischal Place, Edinburgh, said she was linked to an ...
Jul 30, 1968
Cult to expand [?] Scotland [Article incomplete] — Evening News (Edinburgh)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Evening News (Edinburgh)
[First part missing] Canada, Australia, and England. "Since we have only just started setting up in Scotland, we have no Scots yet," said "Communicator" Madeleine Litchfield, from Canada. "But there are a number who are on their way." On a local basis, the organisation have started the Hubbard Academy of Personal Independence in an old workshop in Queen Street. The workshop was bought from house furnishers W. K. Storie & Son, at a cost of £28,000 but several thousand pounds more ...
Jul 29, 1968
Scientology // Inside the Scots H.Q. [Article not found yet] — Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
[There was an article in the Daily Record, page 3, titled "Inside the Scots H.Q.", referred in the scan above]
Jul 29, 1968
Threat to the Record [Article not found yet] — Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Daily Record (Scotland, UK)
[There was an article in the Daily Record, page 2, titled "Threat to the Record", referred in the scan above]
Jul 26, 1968
[Placeholder for an article which was cited in a lawsuit in England by the Church of Scientogy of California] — Daily Express (UK)
Type: Press
Source: Daily Express (UK)
[This is a placeholder for an article yet to be found. This article was the subject of a lawsuit by Church of Scientology of California in England, as cited in Scientologists issue writs for libel | The Times (UK) | 2 August 1968.]
Jul 14, 1968
[Placeholder for a news article presumably from Daily Mail, cited in "Scandal of Scientology", Chapter 10] — Daily Mail (UK)
Type: Press
Source: Daily Mail (UK)
[...] It is said he shot himself accidentally while cleaning his revolver [...] but an open verdict was returned by the coroner. [...]
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