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Reference materials William W. "Bill" Franks
9 matching items found between Jan 1985 and Dec 1989. Furthermore, there are 24 matching items for all time not shown.
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Jul 6, 1989
Scientology faces new charges of harassment — Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma)
More: link
Dec 22, 1988
Scientology church faces new claims of harassment — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: scientology-lies.com, pqasb.pqarchiver.com, link
Type: Press
Author(s): Stephen Koff
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
The year was 1976, one year after the Church of Scientology had secretly moved its spiritual headquarters to Clearwater, and Mayor Gabe Cazares was complaining too loudly for the church's comfort. So, as documents seized by the FBI would later show, the church's Clearwater office devised a scheme to "ruin Mayor Gabriel Cazares' political career by spreading scandal about his sex life." Church officials came up with ways to get Cazares' school records, birth records, anything — from checking with the ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 30, 1987
The 'extended sting operation' of Scientology — The Listener
Type: Press
Author(s): John Penycate
Source: The Listener
Panorama's investigation into the Scientologists revealed an organisation which uses its founder's 'mixture of half-practical, half-gobbledegook psychological techniques' to draw large sums of money from its adherents, with threatening consequences if they opt out. Religious cults are a problem. They enslave the minds and empty the pockets of gullible young people, causing heartfelt grief to their families. The Moonies, the Children of God and the other cults have a poor public image, but they almost always operate within the law. The ...
Item contributed by: Martin Poulter
Jan 1, 1987
Scientologists sue church for $1-billion — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Oct 27, 1986
The prophet and profits of Scientology — Forbes
May 30, 1985
Scientology on trial — Willamette Week
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Type: Press
Author(s): Bill Driver
Source: Willamette Week
Why a Portland jury awarded $39 million in damages against one of the world's most profitable cults. ONE SUNNY AFTERNOON last week, an elderly man, who looked as though he had probably spent the past few nights sleeping under the stars, stood in the southeast corner of Lownsdale Square in downtown Portland gazing in bewilderment at the scene before him. Several hundred people, many wearing T-shirts proclaiming something about a crusade for religious freedom, gathered around a large stage in the ...
Mar 22, 1985
Ex-Scientologists tried mutiny, court told — The Oregonian (Portland)
Mar 21, 1985
Ex-Scientology executive says church investigated plaintiff — The Oregonian (Portland)
Mar 20, 1985
Former Scientology official tells of stress on money — The Oregonian (Portland)
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