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Dec 7, 1989 Editorial comment: The components of mind control... — Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma)
Aug 28, 1989 Special Report // Mainstreaming Scientology — Daily Tribune (Oakland County, Michigan) More: link
Daily Tribune (Oakland County, Michigan)
Six-month project Julie Edgar, 28, has worked for
The Daily Tribune since 1987. Edgar, a Farmington native and graduate of the University of Michigan, wrote this report following six months of research and interviews. —– Church of Scientology members hawking free "personality test" used to be a common sight on Main Street in Royal Oak. That was before the church moved from its previous location at the corner of Main and Third streets to a building at Williams and Fourth streets ... Aug 25, 1989 Open letter to kay county residents about Narconon — Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma) More: link
Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE OF OKLAHOMA August 25, 1989 OPEN LETTER TO CITIZENS OF NEWKIRK AND KAY COUNTY: In response to your packet and the numerous letters of protest concerning the Narconon Drug treatment facility to be located at the Chilocco Indian School complex, I want you to know that I, too, am extremely concerned and am doing everything I know to stop this development. I have contacted and expressed my concerns to every individual and entity in state government that ...
Aug 17, 1989 Commission, Chamber, School Board // City leaders call for state review of Narconon program at Chilocco Indian School north of town More: link
Newkirk's School Board, City Commission, and Chamber of Commerce have jointly sent a 67 page document to 16 State and National leaders asking them to support a special review of the Narconon-Chilocco drug rehabilitation program and it's connection with Scientology. The cover letter of the package of exhibits says in part, "Based on this information, it appears that Narconon's primary objective is Scientology recruitment and not drug abuse treatment. Our community is very concerned and we are requesting your help in ...
Jul 30, 1989 New drug clinic splinters Oklahoma town // Scientology-affiliated treatment center alarms Newkirk residents — Dallas Morning News More: link
Dallas Morning News
NEWKIRK, Okla. — The people of this farming hamlet near the Oklahoma-Kansas border thought the idea was the perfect tonic for their rural economic ills. Out-of-state investors offered to take over the abandoned Chilocco Indian School and transform it into a major drug and alcohol treatment center. They signed a 25-year lease — worth an estimated $16 million — with the five tribes that control the campus. They brought expectations of new jobs and increased business for the area. Now, only ...
Jul 27, 1989 Mayor launches Narconon inquiry after receiving adverse reports from at least five other states More: link
Newkirk Mayor Garry Bilger says in the past two weeks he has been receiving mail from all over the country since an Associated Press article concerning Narconon Chilocco was released. The article, which appeared in newspapers from Corpus Christi, Tx. to the New York Times, seems to have prompted the letters to Bilger. "I haven't received a letter favorable to the Narconon program yet... they are all negative." For example, a writer from Illinois says, "I can empathize with your town' ...
Jul 13, 1989 Scientology's changing strategy... Confront controversy, gain converts, and make money — Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma) More:
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