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1 2 3 Jul 25, 1979 Witness describes Scientology drills — The Oregonian (Portland)
John Painter Jr.
The Oregonian (Portland)
Scientology courses are designed to make students dependent on their instructors so it is "easier to brainwash them," a disaffected Church of Scientology communications supervisor testified Tuesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court. One particular "drill" called "bull baiting" involved verbal and physical abuse and sometimes overt sexual contact, Diana Morgan testified. She appeared as a witness for Julie Christofferson Titchbourne, 21, in the trial of a $2 million-plus damage suit Mrs. Titchbourne brought against three Scientology organizations and adherents. She is ...
Jan 2, 1977 Smyrna drug program draws on teachings of Scientology / Drug project suspected as mask for cult — Sunday News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware)
Sep 15, 1976 Cult launches lawsuit against ex-members [exact date unknown]
Dec 6, 1975 Narconon ... Confrontation to control — Delaware State News
Oct 31, 1974 Outline for recovery house evaluation - Narconon New Life — California State Department of Health
Forest S. Tennant Jr.
California State Department of Health
[...] 16. RECOMMENDATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS FOR CONTINUED STATE FUNDING a. Detoxification procedures should be stopped on the premises since their procedures are without proper medical supervision and may be dangerous. b. Three evaluation team members recommend cessations of State funding. c. One evaluation team member recommends continued funding if the following conditions are met: 1) Program must operate a facility that specifically and exclusively deals with the rehabilitation of narcotic addicted persons as required by their contract. Such condition should be ...
Apr 7, 1974 Narconon programs help addicts in prisons, community centers — Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania)
Mar 5, 1974 A system of engrams and thetans [third of a series] — St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
James E. Adams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
From 10 a.m. to midnight almost any day of the week, there is constant activity at 4225 Lindell Boulevard, the headquarters of the Missouri church of SCientology. The St. Louis office is one of about 300 branches of what has become one of the most controversial of all contemporary religious movements. The center resembles a vocational training school more than a traditional church. There are books, charts, diagrams, desks with headphone sets for listening to tape recordings, small instructional cubicles and ...
Oct 19, 1973 55 of 88 students listed drug histories // Classes link Scientology, Narconon — El Paso Herald-Post More: link
El Paso Herald-Post Narconon
has been trying to make a name for itself since opening offices at 101 Montana avenue in June. It is described as a program to help drug addicts overcome the habit and to help prevent drug addiction. The executive director,
, has been speaking to civic clubs to acquaint them with Narconon's efforts. PTAs and similar groups that have not yet heard the message have been offered speakers. THE OFFICE and classroom were donated for Narconon's use ...
Jun 13, 1972 Narconon promises 80% cure // 'I'll have them off drugs in a week' — The Day (New London, Connecticut) More: link
The Day (New London, Connecticut)
New London may soon have a drug rehabilitation program that guarantees 80 per cent rate of cure after only four to eight weeks of treatment. "There are no other existing program that have a higher rate of cure than 30 per cent," said the Rev. James Meisler, minister of public relations of the Church of Scientology of New York. "Narconon guarantees an 80 per cent effective rate of cure." Narconon is an offshoot of the Church of Scientology. "If a drug ...
Dec 18, 1971 Anti-addiction centre seeking help in Ottawa — Ottawa Citizen
Oct 24, 1971 Before the beginning... — Flint Journal (Michigan) More: link
Flint Journal (Michigan)
Whatever else it is, it's a phenomenon, and a controversial and mysterious one at that. Beyond that, it's difficult to say just what Scientology is — except that it is an organization and a way of thinking gaining attention in the Flint area and across the world as it grows rapidly in adherents and publicity. Since Scientology opened a branch here a few months ago in a former pool hall at 2102 Joliet a few months ago, handouts have appeared on ...
Jun 13, 1971 Scientology: To get free of 'negative memories' — New York Times More: link
Edward B. Fiske
New York Times
A young man and a middle-aged woman stared silently at each other across a long, narrow table in a room in a tan brick building in Washington, D.C., one day last week. A guide explained that they were engaged in an exercise known as "training rudiment zero" so as to make them "more able to confront another life source." At the end of the table another young man was busy making little clay models. He, too, was engaged in a spiritual ...
Jan 1, 1971 The Scandal of Scientology - 17 The Secret Scientology Sessions — Tower Publications, Inc.
Oct 1, 1970 Scientology can drive you out of your mind — Confidential (magazine) More: link
Salvation calls for a bit of human programming, computer mind-blowing and lots and lots of money. It all started with Ron. Not the
L. Ron Hubbard
who started Scientology back in 1950 when he wrote
, but a groovy young cat named Ron who wears those sharp amber glasses and green suede shoes. At least, I think his name is Ron. He's in charge of a mission of the Church of Scientology. That's what they call it, a mission. ...
Jun 22, 1970 COMPLIANCE REPORT / RE: MANSON, BRUCE DAVIS [incomplete]
May 20, 1970 Former narcotics addicts find answers in philosophy — The Star More: link
At one time the slender young man was an expert at stealing food and cigarettes from grocery stores, including supermarkets on the Westside. He was cornpletely hooked on Heroin. His bigger, athletic-looking friend – they met later – was pushing enough LSD to support a $150 a month apartment. He managed to keep high on LSD, himself. Both had the clutch experience of ultimate, nerve shattering, being set up by "Narcs," successfully; they were arrested, in separate incidents, and sentenced to ...
Jan 1, 1970 Scientology: the Now Religion - Chapter 6: Techniques, drills, and processes — Delacorte Press
Apr 1, 1969 Scientology: Is there anything you don't understand — Eye (New York) More: link
Eye (New York)
Scientology begins with Dianetic Release, leads up through Grade O, SOLO and eventually CLEAR. And, if you're among the lucky few, you might even emerge an auditor... one of the most valuable beings on the planet. IS THERE ANYTHING YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND? BY GEORGE MALKO Leonard Cohen's in it, and so is Tennessee Williams, read William Burroughs, and Cass Elliot got her Grades down in St. Thomas, and there's the rumor that's been around for years that Truman or Kennedy or ...
Mar 16, 1969 How to confront in Scientology / Can you stare for 2 hours and not blink? — Detroit Free Press
Jun 15, 1968 [Report on Scientology] [exact date unknown] — CBC News
["Here's an amazing clip from the late 1960's addressing the growing concern around scientology."]
Aug 22, 1966 Minister is asked to investigate... The case of the processed woman — Daily Mail (UK) More: link
Daily Mail (UK)
THE MINISTER of Health has been asked to order an inquiry into Scientology, the pseudo-psychological cult, following the mental breakdown of a woman "student." The woman, who has a ten-year history of mental illness, is now compulsorily detained in hospital under a 28-day order. Her psychiatric background was known to the "highly qualified" Scientologist who recruited her to the cult and gave her forms of psychological "processing." Scientology practitioners and their "qualifications" have no official medical or academic recognition. Among the ...
Apr 1, 1963 Space-age religious sect stresses 'life discovery' — Detroit Free Press
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