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Court halts distribution of Hubbard biography

Title: Court halts distribution of Hubbard biography
Date: Saturday, 21 May 1988
Publisher: New York Times
Author: Edwin McDowell
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A Federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting Henry Holt & Company from distributing additional copies of a biography highly critical of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology. Some 12,500 copies of the book, Bare-Faced Messiah by Russell Miller, were shipped to bookstores on April 27. The court order, handed down yesterday in Manhattan by Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, affects the 10,000 ... [Read the rest at]