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1 2 Mar 19, 1969 Greece orders cult's founder, followers away — Detroit News More: link
CORFU, Greece — (Reuters) — Lafayette Ron Hubbard, American founder of the Scientology cult, and 200 of his followers aboard a ship docked off this Ionian island received Greek government orders last night to leave the island. Hubbard, who started the movement which is considered psychotherapy with religious overtones, claimed his ship is unseaworthy. A Corfu spokesman said "the ship requires some minor repairs which can be done within a few hours." The controversial movement has been banned in several countries. ...
Mar 16, 1969 Ex-science fiction writer typed out Scientology plan — Detroit Free Press
Mar 16, 1969 How to confront in Scientology / Can you stare for 2 hours and not blink? — Detroit Free Press
Mar 16, 1969 What the words mean — Detroit Free Press
Feb 2, 1969 Action Line / ["My son ... is caught up in something called 'Scientology.' ..."] — Detroit Free Press
Dec 19, 1968 "Murder cult" — Detroit Michigan Chronicle
Dec 11, 1966 Scientology as it is practiced in its Detroit temple — Detroit Free Press
Apr 7, 1963 Scientology claims cure, chases Reds, vexes U.S. — Detroit Free Press More: link
Detroit Free Press
When the Church of Scientology offered last August to send its E Meter into battle against Communist subversion, President Kennedy didn't even say, "No thanks." Because this religious organization when scorned has political fury of a Hell it doesn't especially believe in, Mr. Kennedy will hear more about his oversight. In the meantime, the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seized the E Meter. FDA, bureaucratically unconcerned with any spiritua or ideological magic the machine might work, had United States ...
Apr 1, 1963 Space-age religious sect stresses 'life discovery' — Detroit Free Press
Apr 30, 1953 Court bars 2 Dianetics practitioners — Detroit Free Press More: link
Detroit Free Press
The proprietors of a dianetics school today were on two-year probation, with court orders to stay out of business or go to prison. They are Earl Cunard, 8901 Dailey court, and Mrs. Refa Postel, 16345 Oakfield. Their so-called Detroit Dianetics and Scientology School was operated in Cunard's home until police raided it last March 25. In Recorder's Court yesterday, both pleaded guilty to operating a trade school without a license. DROP OTHER CHARGES More serious charges of conspiracy and practicing medicine ...
Apr 10, 1953 Dianetics pair pleads innocent // Denies practicing medicine illegally — Detroit Free Press More: link
Detroit Free Press
Two operators of the Detroit School of Dianetics and Scentology pleaded innocent Thursday to charges which grew from a police raid March 25. They were Mrs. Refa Postel, 45, of 16545 Oakfield, and Earl Cunard, 26, of 8901 Dailey Court, where the school is located. They were accused of conspiring to practice medicine without a license and conspiracy to operate a private trade school without a license. * * * DIANETICS is a mental health pastime which has been called "poor ...
Apr 10, 1953 Dianetics to get test in court — Detroit News More: link
[Picture / Caption: DIANETICS IN COURT—Earl M. Cunard and Mrs. Refa Postel, operator of a dianatics school, pleaded innocent when arraigned on charges of conspiracy to practice medicine without a license and running an unlicensed vocational school—News Photo.] THE SO-CALLED "science" of dianetics will be explored in Recorder's Court April 21. That is the date set by Judge George Murphy for examination of charges against Earl Cunard and Mrs. Refa Postel, whose Detroit Dianetics and Scientology School, 8901 Dailey court, was ...
Mar 27, 1953 'Cure-all' machine like lie detector — Detroit Times
Mar 27, 1953 Arrest gives pair fine new engrams — Detroit Free Press
Mar 27, 1953 Dianetics pupil was policeman — Detroit Times
Mar 27, 1953 Policeman forfeits job for Dianetics — Detroit News
Mar 26, 1953 Cult's records seized — Detroit Free Press
Mar 26, 1953 Police hold 2 in raid on 'Dianetics School' — Detroit News
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