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15 matching items found between Jul 1968 and Dec 1968. Furthermore, there are 247 matching items for all time not shown.
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Dec 1, 1968
SCIENTOLOGY – Menace to Mental health — Today's Health
More: link
Type: Press
Author(s): Ralph Lee Smith
Source: Today's Health
Couched in pseudoscientific terms and rites, this dangerous cult claims to help mentally or emotionally disturbed persons—for sizable fees. Scientology has grown into a very profitable worldwide enterprise . . . and a serious threat to health. [Picture / Caption: L. Ronald Hubbard, Scientology's founder.] [Picture / Caption: Bust of Hubbard flanks "altar" in Scientology "church" near London. Among his accomplishments, Hubbard claims to have been dead and recovered, to have visited Venus and heaven.] LAST SUMMER in New York City, ...
Nov 15, 1968
Scientology: A growing cult reaches dangerously into the mind — Life Magazine
More: blog.modernmechanix.com, lermanet.com
Sep 14, 1968
Scientology defies Victoria ban / Cult keeps its secret fight going — Herald (Australia)
Sep 2, 1968
'Scientology' banned in Britain — AMA News
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Type: Press
Source: AMA News
Americans traveling to Great Britain to practice "Scientology," a group which claims to be "applied religious philosophy," have been barred by the British Ministry of Health. Kenneth Robinson, minister of health, declared that "scientology is socially harmful." The government's action was taken on the basis of complaints—some of them raised in Parliament — about teachings of the group. Followers of the group previously known as Dianetics and now calling itself the Church of Scientology, reportedly adhere to the ideas originated by ...
Aug 11, 1968
Dollar cult // Scientology 'sets an income record' — Sunday Mirror (UK)
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Type: Press
Source: Sunday Mirror (UK)
A former "recruiting director" for the Church of Scientology in Britain claimed yesterday that their income had reached £30,000 a week. Art student Nick Robinson of Reading Berks, added: "The organisation has a graph showing weekly income at their headquarters, St Hill Manor, East Grinstead, Sussex. Millionaire Mr. Robinson, 21, said he was the cult's recruiting director until April, when he was declared a "suppressive person." He added that the cult had more than 8,000 salesmen in Britain —- about 2,000 ...
Aug 6, 1968
Scientology: Close watch by police — Evening News (Edinburgh)
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Type: Press
Source: Evening News (Edinburgh)
Edinburgh City Police are "keeping an eye" on the activities in the city of Scientology, Deputy Chief Constable Robert Campbell said today. "We are interested in the Scientology Organisation, and we are alive to what is happening," said Mr Campbell. "The police are keeping an eye on things, and any information that we get from any source, we will note. "We have lots of information and intelligence about various organisations in the city . . . and so it is with ...
Aug 3, 1968
Check is made on cult premises — Evening News (Edinburgh)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Logan Robertson, Nigel Hawkins
Source: Evening News (Edinburgh)
The premises in North-East Thistle Street Lane, Edinburgh, occupied by the Scientology administered Publications Organisation World Wide, have been inspected by the Sanitary Department of Edinburgh Corporation public health authority. A spokesman for the department said they found nothing to report, "except a few minor infringements of the Office, Shops, and Railway Premises Act, which will be attended to. There was no evidence of employees sleeping on the premises." The inspection was carried out after the Sanitary Department had been approached ...
Aug 1, 1968
Britain curbs activities of cult of Scientologists // Refuses to admit Americans known to be followers of the semireligious group — New York Times
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Type: Press
Author(s): Anthony Lewis
Source: New York Times
LONDON, July 31—On successive days this week groups of Americans arriving in Britain have been turned back because they are followers of a semi-religious cult known as scientology. The ban on scientologists, as they call themselves, was imposed by the British Government after a study. The Minister of Health, Kenneth Robinson, said in the House of Commons that he was satisfied that "scientology is socially harmful." "Its authoritarian principles and practices are a potential menace to the personality and well-being of ...
Aug 1, 1968
British bar Scientology 'students' // 'Socially harmful,' authorities claim — New York Times
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Type: Press
Author(s): Anthony Lewis
Source: New York Times
LONDON — On successive days this weeks groups of Americans headed for Britain have been turned back because they are followers of a semi-religious cult known as "Scientology." The Bar on Scientologists, as they call themselves, was imposed by the British government after a study. The Minister of Health, Kenneth Robinson, told the House of Commons he was satisfied that "scientology is socially harmful." He said: "Its authoritarian principles and practices are a potential menace to the personality and well-being of ...
Aug 1, 1968
Ethics officers in cult 'look after staff' — Evening News (Edinburgh)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Logan Robertson, Nigel Hawkins
Source: Evening News (Edinburgh)
We called at the Thistle Street Lane premises of Scientology last night and interviewed Mrs Judy Ziff, deputy director of Scientology's publications organisation in Edinburgh. The accommodation now occupied there by Scientology comprises former warehouse premises which a have been converted in about five weeks into extensive office accommodation, in which Scientology publications are redistributed to countries in many parts of the world. At 11.30 p.m., when we left, many members of the staff were still at work. We put a ...
Jul 30, 1968
Scientology man banned to family — The Times (UK)
Type: Press
Source: The Times (UK)
From Our Correspondant East Grinstead, July 29 John McIlvenny, aged 21, a former scientologist, told the magistrates at East Grinstead, Sussex, today, that his fiancee, parents and other relatives could no longer have anything to do with him because he had been declared a "suppressive" by the organization which has its world headquarters at Saint Hill Manor. He was charged with stealing two diamond rings, together worth £650, from another scientologist, Mrs. Helen McKee of Forest Row, Sussex. Mr. McIlvenny, ...
Jul 28, 1968
A town they took over — Sunday Mirror (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Bruce Maxwell
Source: Sunday Mirror (UK)
SCIENTOLOGY chiefs are staging an all-out drive to get new British recruits—despite Government action to curb the "harmful" cult. So far the chief effect of the Government clampdown is to restrict foreign students going to the "mind-training" cult's world HQ at St. Hill Manor, East Grinstead, Sussex. Under existing law no action can be taken to ban British Scientologists, although Health minister Kenneth Robinson has promised to "consider other measures should they prove necessary." This is small comfort to the residents ...
Jul 28, 1968
Scientology: Sex, hypnotism and security checks — Sunday Mirror (UK)
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Type: Press
Author(s): George Martin
Source: Sunday Mirror (UK)
"SCIENTOLOGY is evil; its techniques evil; its practice a serious threat to the community, medically, morally and socially; and its adherents sadly deluded and often mentally ill. "It's founder is Lafayette Ron Hubbard, an American . . . who falsely claims academic and other distinctions, and whose sanity is to be gravely doubted." While the British authorities hummed and hawed, an official inquiry in Victoria, Australia, in 1965 condemned Hubbard and his organisation in these unmistakable terms. Intimate It branded Hubbard ...
Jul 26, 1968
State acts to curb scientology // Growing concern at spread — The Times (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Rita Marshall
Source: The Times (UK)
The Government yesterday announced steps to curb the growth of scientology, the cult which has its world headquarters in 30 acres of Sussex countryside near East Grinstead. Mr. Robinson, Minister of Health, said in a written reply to Mr. Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Conservative M.P. for East Grinstead, yesterday that the Government had been increasingly concerned at its spread in this country during the past two years. He announced six steps to stop foreign students, teachers and administrative staff coming to study ...
Jul 25, 1968
Public inquiry made history // Scientology development appeal heard — East Grinstead Observer
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Type: Press
Source: East Grinstead Observer
THE PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO THE PLANNING APPEAL BY SClENTOLOGISTS CONCLUDED AT EAST GRINSTEAD ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AFTER LASTING THREE-AND-A-HALF DAYS — THE LONGEST INQUIRY EVER TO BE HELD IN THE TOWN. The appeal by the Church of Scientology, California, was into the refusal by East Grinstead Urban Council to allow development extending to 23,500 square feet at the Scientology headquarters at Saint Hill Manor on the outskirts of the town. The Urban Council had booked East Grinstead Parish Hall for the ...
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