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Oct 9, 1999 Dr. John Clark, 73, psychiatrist was authority on danger of cults — Boston Globe
Dr. John G. Clark of Weston, a psychiatrist who was among the first to note the damaging effects of cults, died Thursday in Belmont Manor nursing home. He was 73. Dr. Clark was a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School and the staff at McLean Hospital in Belmont. He maintained a private practice in Weston. After several families consulted him in the early '70s about their children's membership in fringe religious groups, he became convinced that the young people ...
Oct 9, 1998 Earle Cooley's memory lapse with the Boston Globe
I recently read a column by Alex Beam in the September 16 edition of the Boston Globe. It was titled
"Boston U's Scientology Connection"
and it was about Earle Cooley. One thing that really caught my eye was the part where Beam said that "whenever Cooley and I discussed the excesses committed by the church - the harassment of a journalist, for instance - he said he had no knowledge of illegal activities." I had to laugh when I read ...
Sep 16, 1998 Boston U.'s Scientology connection — Boston Globe More: pqasb.pqarchiver.com
Boston University has the faculty, staff, and financial resources to become one of the nation's great research institutions. One obstacle in that path has always been the unpredictable behavior of John Silber, a master builder whose norms of academic freedom are not universally accepted. It is also hard to take seriously a university where the president, Jon Westling, lacks the basic teaching credential — a doctoral degree — required of assistant professors nationwide. It is not widely known that the man ...
Jul 28, 1998 Shots fired in spat with protesters — Union Leader (New Hampshire) More: Caution: Editorial elements introduced in this transcription
Union Leader (New Hampshire)
SANDOWN — A longtime opponent of the Church of Scientology allegedly fired two shots into the air Saturday after telling Church of Scientology members — who had been picketing outside his summer home on Fremont Road — to leave his property. Robert Minton, a longtime church opponent and defender of those he believes have been victimized by the church, fired a 12-gauge shotgun into the air after asking four pickets and a private detective hired by the church to leave, Police ...
Mar 19, 1998 Church of Scientology probes Herald reporter - Investigation follows pattern of harassment — Boston Herald
The Church of Scientology, stung by a five-part series in the Boston Herald that raised questions about its practices, has hired a private investigator to delve into the Herald reporter's private life. The Rev. Heber Jentzsch, president of the Church of Scientology International, confirmed that the church's Los Angeles law firm hired the private investigative firm to look into the personal life of reporter Joseph Mallia, who wrote the series. "This investigation will have to look at what's riving this" coverage, ...
Dec 9, 1997 Gifts of cash fuel battle of principle / Hub man's aid to Scientology critics draws fire and rhetoric from church — Boston Globe
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