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Sep 2, 1983 Plans are made to publish here the new novel from one of the most mysterious authors — Publishing News (UK) More: link
Publishing News (UK)
In a newish sort of castle in Sussex a suite of rooms, with private bar, an electric organ, and an elegant writing desk complete with pens and an unopened pack of his favorite cigarettes, await one of the world's most prolific and richest authors. Yet the rooms, cleaned regularly, remain unused; the chair behind the desk has not been sat upon for over fifteen years, though the man for whom all this is carefully — even lovingly maintained — has sold ...
Sep 1, 1983 Scheme loses $1.5 million for investors [exact date unknown] — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado) More: link
Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Thirty-seven investors, including some who mortgaged their homes to get money, have lost $1.5 million in a Denver scheme that promised a whopping 60 percent in annual interest. Among the big losers was L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, who lost almost half a million dollars. The scheme has been investigated by the state securities division, and the FBI plans to investigate. The state has found evidence of criminal conduct and will present its findings Wednesday to the ...
Mar 7, 1983 Sect's missing founder leaves legal morass — 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. ...
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)
Feb 20, 1983 L. Ron Hubbard breaks silence to release 3 handwritten letters — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Feb 19, 1983 Scientology founder Hubbard interviewed by Mail — Associated Press
DENVER — A handwritten letter signed "L. Ron Hubbard" was published under copyright in the Sunday edition of the
Rocky Mountain News, purporting to knock down rumors that the reclusive father of the controversial Church of Scientology is dead. In the letter, dated Feb. 3, the writer says he was "dismayed" at the church's confrontations with the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the Food and Drug Administration, and noted that the incidents occurred after Hubbard resigned from the church in ...
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