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Nov 1, 1974 Intellectual Freedom // Anti-Scientology books targets of lawsuits — The Library Journal More: link
The Library Journal
Having won out of court settlements and apologies from publishers of four recent books exposing the "inside story" on the "religion" of Scientology and its founder, Ron Hubbard, defenders of Scientology have vowed to take to court any Canadian library or bookstore that refuses to get rid of these "libelous" books. The Scientologists have conducted similar suits in England, Australia, and the U.S. The books in question are
The Mind Benders
by Cyril Vosper (reportedly once a high official at ...
Oct 31, 1974 Outline for recovery house evaluation - Narconon New Life — California State Department of Health
Forest S. Tennant Jr.
California State Department of Health
[...] 16. RECOMMENDATIONS AND/OR CONDITIONS FOR CONTINUED STATE FUNDING a. Detoxification procedures should be stopped on the premises since their procedures are without proper medical supervision and may be dangerous. b. Three evaluation team members recommend cessations of State funding. c. One evaluation team member recommends continued funding if the following conditions are met: 1) Program must operate a facility that specifically and exclusively deals with the rehabilitation of narcotic addicted persons as required by their contract. Such condition should be ...
Sep 25, 1974 Psychosurgery — The Community Courier (Australia)
Sep 23, 1974 Scientology — Newsweek More: link
In the summer of 1950, an unusual book burst onto the best-seller lists and almost instantly became the focus of a national cult. "Dianetics," an extraordinary blend of Eastern philosophy, psychoanalytic technique and futuristic theory, had been concocted by Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, a sometime explorer, engineer and science-fiction writer. The book offered a self-help answer to all manner of psychic and bodily ills, and the medical and psychiatric community responded with alarm. Partly for protection from these attacks, Hubbard in 1954 ...
Sep 7, 1974 Going up — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Aug 12, 1974 Inside the therapy subculture — New York Magazine More: books.google.com
New York Magazine
[...] Bernard Green was born 39 years ago in Dublin, Ireland, the son of a Lithuanian father and a Polish mother. As a child, he suffered from such severe stammering that, he says, "I lived in a silent world." When he took the bus he had to hand the driver a note telling the stop he wanted. At school he was mute. When he was eighteen he was cured of his stammering by a therapist using dianetics. a system developed by ...
Jul 26, 1974 Scientologists deny they harass defectors from church // 'Misrepresentation and distortion' alleged — Globe and Mail (Canada) More:
groups.google.com Jul 22, 1974 Probe of religious sect's practices sought by ex-members — Globe and Mail (Canada) More: groups.google.com
Globe and Mail (Canada)
Directors from the Church of Scientology in Ontario and Alberta are seeking Government inquiries into its practices. One of them,
, was the head of the Scientology mission, a franchise operation in Calgary. After 12 years in the movement she walked out and took all but a few of her Calgary disciples with her. A Scientologist franchise, Mrs. Levett said, is a charter granted by the Scientology head office. The holder agrees to send 10-3/4 per cent of the ...
Jul 1, 1974 Narconon News // ["Narconon helps get people up RON's bridge to FREEDOM"] [Exact date unknown]
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