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Reference materials L. Ron Hubbard's credentials
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May 8, 1984
L. Ron Hubbard's wife testifies to 'mental rape' — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): George-Wayne Shelor
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
LOS ANGELES—The wife of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard testified in Superior Court here Monday that a 37-year-old California man stole thousands of sensitive documents which belong to her and the Clearwater-based sect. Mary Sue Hubbard also testified she has been "mentally raped" knowing that others have seen the papers. Mrs. Hubbard, wife of the reclusive Scientology founder and science-fiction author, said Gerald Armstrong, a former Scientologist and sect archivist, has no right to the documents. She also testified Armstrong's attorney, ...
May 8, 1984
Loss of papers in Scientology case called 'mental rape' — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Myrna Oliver
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
Mary Sue Hubbard, wife of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, testified Monday that she considered the taking of the couple's personal letters and other documents by a former church archivist akin to "mental rape." The church and Mrs. Hubbard, former controller of the worldwide organization, are suing the archivist, Gerald Armstrong, for return of some 20 boxes of personal papers now in the custody of the Los Angeles County clerk pending outcome of the trial. She testified on the ...
May 6, 1984
L. Ron Hubbard, mysterious recluse — Sacramento Bee (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dale Maharidge
Source: Sacramento Bee (California)
Scientology founder hasn't been seen in public since 1976 Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard has replaced the late Howard Hughes as the man of mystery. Hubbard, 73, was last viewed in public in 1976. And he was last seen by any close associate willing to talk about him in March 1980. So where is he? "Somewhere around here," said Bent Corydon, pointing to the bleak desert of Riverside County around the church's compound at Gilman Hot Springs. "He's never more than ...
May 6, 1984
Scientology: A collapsing empire? — Sacramento Bee (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dale Maharidge
Source: Sacramento Bee (California)
Church says it's stronger now, while some ex-leaders say end is inevitable First of two parts A hot wind blows through the masts of the $565,000 clipper ship "docked" on a rocky plateau in the middle of a Southern California desert. Down the hill, a car nears a gate guarded by young men in brown shirts. As if with the snap of unseen fingers, members of the elite Sea Org pour from buildings around the ship with cameras in hand, furiously ...
May 4, 1984
Ex-Scientology aide called 'vigilante' in fight for documents — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Myrna Oliver
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A former Church of Scientology archivist who left the organization and allegedly took with him thousands of documents concerning church founder L. Ron Hubbard was described Thursday by a Scientology attorney as a "self-serving vigilante of the worst kind" as trial began in the organization's civil suit to recover the material. Barrett S. Litt, attorney for Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, claimed in opening statements in the non-jury trial before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul G. Breckenridge Jr. that former ...
May 4, 1984
Lawyer blasts Hubbard for 'lies' — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Stacks of papers show that reclusive Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard packed lie after lie into his books, a lawyer contended in court Thursday. Boston attorney Michael Flynn is representing the man who acquired the papers before they were sealed by the court. Flynn told Superior Court Judge Paul G. Breckenridge that defendant Gerald Armstrong received the papers legally from a British writer who was preparing a biography on Hubbard. The plaintiffs, the church and Hubbard's wife, ...
May 4, 1984
Salvos open Scientology trial — Las Vegas Review Journal
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Type: Press
Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
LOS ANGELES — Stacks of papers show reclusive Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard packed lie after lie into his books, a lawyer claimed in court Thursday. Boston attorney Michael Flynn is representing the man who acquired the papers before they were sealed by the court. Flynn told Superior Court Judge Paul G. Breckenridge defendant Gerald Armstrong received the papers legally from a British writer who was preparing a biography on Hubbard. The plaintiffs, the church and Hubbard's wife, Mary ...
May 3, 1984
Court battle over church's files begins — Daily Journal (Los Angeles, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Henry Unger
Source: Daily Journal (Los Angeles, California)
The trial of a Church of Scientology lawsuit against a former member and archivist over custody of 10,000 pages of sensitive documents, most of which belong to church founder L. Ron Hubbard, is scheduled to begin today in Los Angeles Superior Court. The church's attorney says he is trying to protect Hubbard's right to privacy by keeping the documents, which are currently under court seal, secret. But the defendant, Gerald Armstrong, contends the public 2has a right to see the documents ...
Apr 13, 1984
Ex-Manassas resident popular sci-fi writer — The Journal Messenger (Manassas, VA)
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Author(s): Randi Deiotte
Source: The Journal Messenger (Manassas, VA)
A science fiction book by a man who attended school In Manassas 54 years ago made the New York Times Best Sellers List the first week it was released and has now climbed into the top ten, his publicist says. And two movies derived from the book are due to start production later this year.from L. Ron Hubbard's 1100-page science fiction epic, Battlefield Earth, is also at the top of B. Dalton's national scene fiction list, topping Asimov's 2010 and George ...
Apr 13, 1984
Scientology suit against ex-archivist waits for courtroom — Daily Journal (Los Angeles, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Henry Unger
Source: Daily Journal (Los Angeles, California)
The church aims to show that Armstrong invaded the privacy of the Hubbards and breached a trust when he allegedly kept documents and then released them to attorneys representing former church members and others who had filed suits against the Scientologists. The trial of a Church of Scientology suit against a former member and archivist needs a judge and a courtroom to get the battle under way over custody of 10,000 pages of sensitive documents, most of which belong to church ...
Mar 11, 1984
Scientology theorist spent youth in Helena, now a recluse — Tribune Metro (MT)
Aug 25, 1983
Letters to the editor // Hubbard recalls people in Preble County landing — Preble County news
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Type: Press
Source: Preble County news
To the Editor: I was touched to be still known in Preble County. And, not strange at all, well remember Preble County, but for different reasons than were given in your very nice article on me in your issue of July 21, 1983. You recounted that my fellow pilot Browning landed low on fuel in George Swisher's field. And it is very true that Raymond Boomershine offered to buy us gas if we would take him for a ride and ...
Jul 21, 1983
Controversial author-stunt flyer landed in Gratis 52 years ago — Preble County news
May 23, 1983
Late Night: L. Ron Hubbard Jr. — Public Broadcasting Television (PBS)
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Type: TV
Source: Public Broadcasting Television (PBS)
[picture of L. Ron Hubbard in cowboy attire with a camera] HOST—VOICE OF: Believers think of L. Ron Hubbard as a genius and a saint; detractors call him a fraud and, according to his own son, one of the biggest con men of the century. HOST—ON CAMERA: Whether L. Ron Hubbard is alive or sane is also up for grabs. Our guests are Ron DeWolf, who is L. Ron Hubbard, Jr. He split with his father in 1959 and is now ...
Apr 27, 1983
Scientologists fail to obtain Hubbard's files — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Myrna Oliver
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Tuesday refused to release 21 boxes of personal letters and journals of reclusive Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard to church officials, despite a handwritten letter purportedly from Hubbard claiming them as his property. The material is the subject of a lawsuit by the Scientologists against their former member and archivist, Gerald Armstrong, seeking permanent return of the documents. The church claims that Armstrong stole the material. He claims that Hubbard had permitted him ...
Mar 7, 1983
Sect's missing founder leaves legal morass — Washington Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Jay Mathews
Source: Washington Post
Three years ago, somewhere near this dusty little town of watermelon fields and senior citizen trailer parks, a pudgy, prolific science fiction writer named L. Ron Hubbard climbed into a black van and reportedly disappeared from sight. Nobody in Hemet, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, or anywhere else might have cared about the fate of a 71-year-old eccentric with a lust for privacy, except that Hubbard was the founder of one of the word's wealthiest and most controversial new religions. ...
Mar 1, 1983
Morning Break: Hubbard's son [exact date unknown]
Feb 20, 1983
30 years later, the reclusive founder of Scientology keeps controversy swirling — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 20, 1983
Book pulls Hubbard into Public / Author's newest book, 'Battlefield Earth,' uses Denver as central setting — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Jan 31, 1983
Mystery of the Vanished Ruler — TIME Magazine
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Jan 24, 1983
Ministry of fear // Scandal rocks Scientology as the founder's wife goes to prison and his son turns prosecution witness — People magazine
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Type: Press
Author(s): John Saar
Source: People magazine
[Picture / Caption: Scientology's headquarters in L.A. was formerly the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. The church purchased It for $5 million In 1977.] Last October in San Francisco, some 70 local leaders of the Church of Scientology gathered to hear nine church executives harangue them about their shortcomings. Styling themselves with titles that ranged from the quasi-military ("Commander," "Warrant Officer") to the quasi-lunatic ("International Finance Dictator"), the men announced that they represented the new hierarchy of the organization, and that they ...
Dec 12, 1982
Son says he thinks Scientology founder died — New York Times
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Source: New York Times
The son of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology, has asked to be named trustee of the religion's holdings. "I think he's dead, or become as mentally incompetent as a cigarstore wooden Indian," Ronald E. DeWolf said of his father. "I've known for years that the person writing me and other members of my family, and sending presents, was not L. Ron Hubbard." Mr. DeWolf, who is 48 years old, is an apartment manager in Carson City, ...
Dec 4, 1982
Oh, where, oh where has L. Ron Hubbard gone? — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Nov 23, 1982
Scientology founder's fate: Dead or alive? — USA Today
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Type: Press
Source: USA Today
L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology founder, is dead. Or mentally incompetent. Or alive and well. The status of the wealthy 71-year-old author depends on whether you're talking to his estranged son or his wife. In Los Angeles, the two are mounting a courtroom tug-of-war over Hubbard's estate. Ronald E. DeWolf claims his father is either dead or mentally incompetent, and wants control of the estate. Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, filed suit Friday to block DeWolf's probate court action. If anyone knows ...
Nov 21, 1982
L. Ron Hubbard: A new controversy / Son of Scientology founder questions father's health, location — Los Angeles Times (California)
Nov 13, 1982
Son claims Hubbard was heavy drug user — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Bob LaBarre
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
L. Ron Hubbard wrote his most important books and articles, the foundation of the Church of Scientology and his psycho-therapeutic treatment, Dianetics, while "saturated" with cocaine and other drugs, according to his son. Ronald E. DeWolf, the oldest of Hubbard's six children, contends his father distorted his military record to create cult devotion to his budding church. And, the son maintains, his father lied about his physical health, maintaining that Dianetics had made him well, when in fact he was severely ...
Nov 13, 1982
Son of Scientology founder believes Hubbard dead or ill // Petition filed requesting estate trustee — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
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Author(s): Dick Lyneis
Source: Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
The oldest son of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology, believes his father is either dead or mentally incompetent, according to a petition filed In Riverside Superior Court. The son, Ronald E. DeWolf, also claims in the court papers filed Wednesday that officials in the church have stolen millions of dollars, gems and securities either from his 71-year-old father or from Hubbard's estate in the last 12 months. DeWolf, 48, of Carson City. Nev., is asking the ...
Jul 14, 1982
Inside Scientology: Son of Scientology — News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Dennis Wheeler
Source: News-Herald (Santa Rosa, California)
He's been called the Son of Scientology. His name has been changed from L. Ron Hubbard, Jr., to Ron DeWolf, and he's the firstborn son of the former science fiction writer who founded the Church of Scientology. It's been 23 years since hes seen his father, and he suspects that the founder of what many people call a destructive cult may, in truth, be dead. "To be perfectly frank, my life's been pretty much of a disaster and a miserable mess ...
May 29, 1982
Scientology... or science fiction? — UPI
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Type: Press
Source: UPI
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The former L. Ron Hubbard Jr. shed his father's name in a simple legal maneuver. Shedding the effects of his powerful church is another matter. Left behind are bitter hatreds, fears for his safety only half-jokingly laughed off, charges of money-grubbing and wrongdoing and deep emotional scars. The Church of Scientology counters that the wayward son is merely fantasizing. Ron DeWolf, 47, first born offspring of Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, the brilliant and controversial force behind the fabulously ...
May 8, 1982
City of Clearwater 1982 Hearings - Church of Scientology: LaVenda Van Schaick
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