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1 2 3 Dec 14, 1979 Former Scientologist sues church for $200-million — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More: news.google.com
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
BOSTON — A 29-year-old former member of the Church of Scientology filed a $200-million lawsuit Thursday against the church, charging that the group has cheated thousands of converts by subjecting them to "mind control." Lavenda Van Schaick of Somerville, Mass. contended in the suit filed in U.S. District Court here that the church misled her into divorcing her husband, paying about $13,000 for Scientologist instruction and working for the church without pay for nine years in Clearwater and Las Vegas, Nev. ...
Nov 27, 1979 Now it's time for action — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
Nov 24, 1979 Church's covert activity told — Los Angeles Times (California)
Jan 11, 1979 United States of America v. Mary Sue Hubbard, et al. / Response to informal bill of particulars
Oct 18, 1978 Churches and Churchmen: Derided church now accepted — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Aug 28, 1978 'Fair Game' policy // Scientology critics assail belligerence — Los Angeles Times (California) More: link
Los Angeles Times (California) "If anyone is getting industrious trying to enturbulate (sic) or stop Scientology or its activities, I can make Captain Bligh look like a Sunday-school teacher. There is probably no limit on what I would do to safeguard Man's only road to freedom against persons who . . . seek to stop Scientology or hurt Scientologists." — L. Ron Hubbard, Aug. 15, 1967 It was not the first time that private investigator Eual R. Harrow had interviewed jurors following a verdict, but ... Aug 14, 1978 Up Front: Federal prosecutors unveil the astonishing intrigues of the Scientology church — People magazine More: link
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 ...
May 16, 1978 Scientologists kept files on 'enemies' — Washington Post More: xenutv.com, link
The Church of Scientology, in its efforts to investigate and attack its "enemies," kept files on five Washington federal judges, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, other congressmen, Jacqueline Onassis, the Better Business Bureau and the American Medical Association, according to Scientology documents in the possession of federal investigators. The Scientologists' files, summarized in a 525-page inventory filed in court by the federal government, were in many cases marked "Eyes Only," "Top Secret," "Enemy Names" and "Battle Plans." Their contents were coded with ...
Dec 28, 1969 Scientology: New Light on Crowley — The Times (UK) More: link
The Times (UK)
ON 5 OCTOBER, 1969, Spectrum published an article
"The odd beginning of Ron Hubbard's Career"
. The Church of Scientology has sent us the following information. Hubbard broke up black magic in America:
Dr Jack Parsons
of Pasadena, California, was America's Number One solid fuel rocket expert. He was involved with the infamous English black magician Aleister Crowley who called himself "The Beast 666." Crowley ran an organisation called the
Order of Templars Orientalis
over the world which ...
Oct 5, 1969 Scientology: Revealed for the first time / The odd beginning of Ron Hubbard's career — The Sunday Times (UK) More:
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