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Mar 5, 1982 Scientologist's convictions upheld — Associated Press
Nov 11, 1981 7 Scientologists drop appeals, face jail terms — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
news.google.com Sep 15, 1981 Shake-up of Scientology agency told — Los Angeles Times (California) More:
pqasb.pqarchiver.com Sep 1, 1981 Scientology: The sickness spreads — Reader's Digest More: link
Eugene H. Methvin
Eighteen months ago, the U.S.-based Church of Scientology launched a global—and unsuccessful—campaign to prevent publication of a Reader's Digest report called "Scientology: Anatomy of a Frightening Cult." The church engaged a detective agency to investigate the author, Digest Senior Editor Eugene H. Methvin. Digest offices in a half-dozen nations were picketed or bombarded with nuisance phone calls. In Denmark, South Africa and Australia, the church sued unsuccessfully to prevent publication. In the months since the article appeared, in May 1980, a ...
Jun 28, 1980 Scientologists ask Judge Richey to disqualify himself — Washington Post
Laura A. Kiernan
Two high-ranking members of the Church of Scientology, in a last minute legal maneuver before their July 7 criminal trial, have asked U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Richey to remove himself from the case, charging that he is biased against them. One of the defendants, Morrison J. Budlong, said in a sworn statement that he had reviewed tape recorded statements from a deputy U.S. marshal and from Richey's former court reporter, that the church contends, supports their claim that Richey ...
Jun 28, 1980 U.S. says Scientologists are still lying, cheating — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More: news.google.com
St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
WASHINGTON — The government said Friday that agents of the Church of Scientology are still up to their old tricks of lying and cheating. The accusation was the latest round fired in the case of United States vs. Jane Kember and Morris Budlong. The two church leaders are scheduled for trial July 7 on charges involving theft of government documents. Kember and Budlong were indicted with nine other Scientologists in 1978. The nine, including Mary Louise Hubbard, wife of Scientology founder ...
Feb 8, 1980 Scientology's bizarre manual of dirty tricks — Guardian Unlimited
Feb 7, 1980 Snow White's dirty tricks — The Guardian (UK) More: link
The Guardian (UK)
DAVID BERESFORD investigates the activities of Scientology's secret intelligence unit whose director is based in Britain IT WAS a familiar beginning to an American public scandal: soon after 7 pm on the night of June 11, 1976, two burglars were caught in the US Court House in Washington DC. In the Watergate tradition frantic attempts were made to localise responsibility. But the cover-up finally cracked and disclosures followed which were to lead, not to the top of the Republican Party, but ...
Jan 25, 1980 Affidavit of Tonja Burden
Jan 9, 1980 Court tangle gave Scientology its first 'martyrs' — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 9, 1980 Scientology brings 4 years of discord — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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