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Nov 1, 1980
Letters // Scientology should not be lauded for maintaining its own property — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.ca
Type: Press
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
In the last few years the Scientologists have dumbfounded me again and again with their incredible attitude on numerous things. Again they are attempting to stretch a story to make their organization look like a benign, kindly angel in the City of Clearwater. I refer to your Clearwater Times edition of Oct. 22, a story entitled "Scientologists announce plan to help community," complete with artist's rendering of proposed facelift for the former Bank of Clearwater building purchased by the Scientologists ...
Feb 23, 1980
Church of Scientology [Letter] — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Once again The Globe and Mail has published a most one-sided series on Scientology (The Scientology Papers - Jan. 22 et seq). I hope you will show your usual journalistic fairness in preparing another series by a different writer which explores such matters as: why Scientology has enjoyed such a phenomenal growth rate; what persons who have received Scientology services say of those services; why the Church of Scientology has apparently resorted to clandestine activities such as infiltration and wiretapping; and ...
Feb 19, 1980
Opinion: Scientology has helped millions lead better lives [Margery Wakefield] — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 29, 1980
Church of Scientology [Letter] — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Toronto ON — I must admit, John Marshall's series The Scientology Papers (Jan. 22, et seq) were not pleasant reading for myself or other members of the Church. I would have hoped that among all the revelations he wrote of, some attempt to analyze the reasons for and causes of the action taken by the Church of Scientology in the United States would have been made. Apparently, the story behind the scenes is not good copy. But the background story is ...
Nov 7, 1979
Letter indicates Hubbard came to city to 'save the operation' — Clearwater Sun (Florida)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Richard Leiby
Source: Clearwater Sun (Florida)
WASHINGTON — L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, was so concerned with the success of his newly formed Clearwater headquarters that he visited there in late November 1975 to "save the operation." A letter Hubbard sent one of his top-level "Guardians" shows the founder wanted to make sure "this scene stays cool" while his United Churches of Florida front group established itself in the old Fort Harrison hotel and Bank of Clearwater buildings. The letter is included in ...
Oct 17, 1978
Religious 'cults' [Letter] — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Cabinet members are deliberating on a possible government inquiry into minority religious groups - or cults, as they have been sneeringly designated. I am a minister in the Church of Scientology. I wish to point out that like my church the Christian church began as a cult and has survived thus far on the basis of its own merits and demerits. I claim the right for my church and others to do the same Carolyn Lois Wightman Assistant Professor Department of ...
Sep 7, 1978
Your turn / A Scientology defense — Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
More: link
Type: Opinion
Source: Los Angeles Herald Examiner (California)
"Who would have dreamed that U.S. inteligence agencies would attempt to destroy a religious movement born in America?" By Jeff Dubron In 1950, the book "Dianetics: The Modem Science of Mental Health" by L Ron Hubbard was first published. It was an immediate bestseller. It was also the target of an intelligence campaign covertly carried out by many federal agencies such as the State Department, FBI, CIA, Air Force Intelligence and others. Perhaps we will never know the original reason for ...
Sep 4, 1978
Mail // Scientology — People magazine
More: link
Type: Press
Source: People magazine
As a former member of this specious cult myself, I can well appreciate the laughable attempts of Henning Heldt to affect the role of persecuted martyr as he posed wistfully in his clerical collar and ersatz crucifix. (It's not a symbol of Christianity, folks, but an eight-pointed cross that Scientologists use in hopes of appearing legitimate.) Robert S. Napier Bremerton, Wash. —– I have been a Scientologist for five years now. I'm not a crook, I'm not crazy, and I'm ...
Apr 1, 1978
Church of Scientology is explained [letter] — Detroit News
Jun 22, 1977
Scientology's tactics for dissenters / Hubbard: "Law can be used to harass. If possible of course, to utterly ruin" — Albertan (Canada)
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Bob McKee
Source: Albertan (Canada)
The Church of Scientology has an effective way of dealing with those who "seek to destroy" it. In this, the third of a series Bob McKee examines some of its methods. There have been dissensions in every church that ever existed but few, if any, have resorted to as drastic a method in dealing with its heretics, as has the Church of Scientology. Not since the Inquisition has a church pursued so severe and uncompromising a stand in rooting out all ...
Aug 4, 1976
Vague letter attacking Cazares passed on to FBI — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: news.google.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Patrick McMahon
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A typewritten letter to certain Pinellas and state Democratic party officials about Clearwater Mayor Gabriel Cazares was turned over to the FBI for investigation Tuesday, Cazares said. An apparently vaguely written letter about alleged activities by Cazares, Democratic candidate for the U.S. House in 6th Congressional District, was received by some state and local party officials last week, and a followup letter apparently was mail to other party members this week. Pinellas Democratic Party Chairman Howard Lawrence called the letter "a ...
Apr 5, 1976
Letters / Scientology offers answers / Get to know yourself — Michigan Journal
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Michigan Journal
To the Editor: Scientology is coming to this campus on April 14, 1976. Scientology is an applied religious philosophy that answers such questions as, can one find PEACE OF MIND? What is the mind? How can I become more myself? How an I be happier in the dealings of everyday life? Scientology was discovered, developed, and organized by L. Ron Hubbard, an engineer, writer, and philosopher who spent most of this early years studying human behayior and researching ways in which ...
Feb 27, 1974
[Advertisement] An open letter to Messrs. Heath, Thorpe and Wilson — The Times (UK)
Oct 1, 1973
The Awful Truth About Scientology — The Realist
More: ep.tc
Type: Press
Source: The Realist
[Reproduced here with express permission of Paul Krassner — Publisher of The Realist. Thank you! Transcribed from scanned pages at The Realist Project Archive.] Although many people have had some brief acquaintance with Scientology, very few have gotten into the subject far enough to find out what it is really all about. It is a subject which doesn't easily lend itself to study. The courses are many and tend to become quite expensive, not only in terms of money, ...
Mar 20, 1972
Letter from Sara Northrup to Paulette Cooper
Type: Document
Sara Northup was the second wife of L. Ron Hubbard. The letter below was first posted by Chris Owen who noted the following: For the benefit of OSA: no, I didn't get this document from Paulette, and I didn't solicit it in any way whatsoever; it was a big surprise to find it amongst a pile of FBI and CIA papers. The manuscript ends rather abruptly — I'm not sure that it's complete. When this visit happened, Ron had returned ...
Feb 29, 1972
Letters / Narcotics Anonymous — Montreal Gazette
Jun 24, 1971
Letters // The knowhow balance — New Scientist
Feb 1, 1970
Dear Editor // Sick in the head — Mechanix Illustrated
More: link
Type: Press
Source: Mechanix Illustrated
[...] * Sick in the head. How right Frank Remington was in his article, Are You Really Sick? (November MI) even he probably doesn't know. The cause and cure of all psychosomatic ills was revealed in 1950 in the book, Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health, by L. Ron Hubbard. Since that time the technology used to treat psychosomatic illness has been improved to the point that such illnesses can be resolved 100 per cent of the time by standard ...
Feb 16, 1969
HCO Policy Letter: TARGETS, DEFENSE — Church of Scientology International (CSI)
Dec 6, 1968
Letters to the Editor // Scientology — Life Magazine
More: books.google.com
Type: Press
Source: Life Magazine
Sirs: "Scientology—a Growing Cult Reaches Dangerously into the Mind" (Nov. 15) is the most frightening article or story I ever read! Poe should wither away in his grave. Jan Fortune North Hollywood, Calif. —– Sirs: Alan Levy entered Scientology ("A True-Life Nightmare") with the concealed intention of writing a suppressive (or exposing) story afterward. He wonders why he got to feeling guiltier and guiltier and developed headaches. I think I would have felt mighty uncomfortable in his shoes too. Is ...
Aug 8, 1968
Your place in the Sun // We are adults, Mr Callaghan
Aug 7, 1968
Police watch on Scientologists // Letters sent to girl — The Scotsman (UK)
More: link
Type: Press
Source: The Scotsman (UK)
The activities of Scientologists in Edinburgh are being kept under the scruitny of the police following the Government's clamp-down on the growth of the cult in Britain. Mr Robert Campbell, deputy Chief Constable of Edinburgh City Police, said yesterday: "We are interested in this organization and we are keeping an eye on things." The police, he said, were investigating a complaint made by Councillor Rupert Speyer regarding letters received by a 15-year-old girl who had been employed by the Scientologists' Publications ...
May 23, 1968
Why council had to send 500 letters — East Grinstead Observer
More: link
Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Observer
EAST GRINSTEAD Urban Council Planning Committee heard that well over 500 letters had had to be sent out to say that the inquiry into the appeal by the Church of Scientology, East Grinstead, against the Council's refusal to allow large-scale development at Saint Hill, had been postponed. The inquiry has been postponed by the Ministry because of the indisposition of Mr. Howard Sharp, who is representing the appellants. The new date for the inquiry is July 16. Labour councillor Mrs. C. ...
Oct 23, 1965
Scientology begins NSW campaign — Canberra Times (Australia)
May 1, 1951
Letter indicates Dianetics founder, baby fled to Cuba — Daily News (Los Angeles, California)
Type: Press
Source: Daily News (Los Angeles, California)
Indications that Dianetics founder L. Ron Hubbard, 40, has fled to Cuba with the baby daughter he is accused of kidnapping were contained today in a letter submitted to the court by Mrs. Sara Northrup Hubbard, 25. Mrs. Hubbard, who is suing for divorce on the grounds her husband is insane and who accused him of having kidnapped their daughter, Alexis, 13 months, last February 24th, presented to Superior Judge W. Turney Fox a letter written by Hubbard to her last ...
Aug 14, 1950
Letters // Dianetics: Believe it or not — TIME Magazine
More: link
Type: Press
Source: TIME Magazine
[...] Sir: We think, even though your description of the mechanics of Ron Hubbard's Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health [TIME, July 24] is fair and accurate enough, that as a whole your treatment is . . . unduly derisive. While it is probable that there are people who make a cult of dianetics, that fact is irrelevant. The only issue is whether or not it works toward making people more happy and more sane . . . Sane ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Letters / Germany discriminates against Scientology — New York Times
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