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arts and entertainment (a&e) • bankruptcy • bob egelko • cult awareness network (can) (earlier form, citizen's freedom foundation) • david miscavige • deprogramming • infiltration • internal revenue service (irs) • jason scott • kathy tonkin • kay mcfadden • l. ron hubbard's credentials • lawsuit • leo j. ryan • mark trahant • patricia ryan • people's temple • rick ross • schools • seattle times • shirley landa • study technology (study tech) • tim reiterman
4 matching items found between Jul 1998 and Dec 1998. Furthermore, there are 41 matching items for all time not shown.
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Dec 14, 1998
Sect Appeal: A&E Examines The Scientology Phenomenon — Seattle Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Kay McFadden
Source: Seattle Times
Getting religion has never been easy if you're a member of the media. A few years ago, in response to complaints that journalism was neglecting matters of faith, many newspapers expanded the space and staffing devoted to such topics. Television news also began doing more pieces devoted to Promise Keepers, papal policy, mega-churches and the like. Yet most journalists still have a blind spot when it comes to the spiritual quotient in stories. Perhaps the problem lies in the average reporter's ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Nov 18, 1998
For those who were there, Jonestown's a part of each day — Seattle Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Tim Reiterman
Source: Seattle Times
IN THE '70s, Jim Jones moved his Peoples Temple from San Francisco to Guyana to escape what he saw as persecution. In the U.S., the temple had run a free clinic and a drug-rehab program, but reports from Guyana began detailing brutality. Tim Reiterman was there when 913 people died in what we now call "Jonestown." OAKLAND, Calif. - For 20 years now, they have come to a grassy hillside overlooking San Francisco Bay to share tears, hugs and their private ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Sep 3, 1998
Who wins when rights conflict? — Seattle Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Mark Trahant
Source: Seattle Times
The American West, like this country itself, was a refuge for religious movements. The Mormons moved to Utah - or Zion as they preferred to call it - because of its isolation from the rest of the country. But it didn't quite work out as expected. The federal government in 1857 insisted that the Mormons end the practice of polygamy - and sent a military force to occupy Utah and convert the territory and its theocracy into a secular state. The ...
Aug 28, 1998
Court oks anti-cult jury award — Seattle Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Bob Egelko
Source: Seattle Times
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has reaffirmed $1.09 million in damages against an anti-cult organization for its role in trying to "deprogram" a Washington state teenager, despite a warning from seven judges that free speech was under attack. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied reconsideration Wednesday of a panel's 2-1 decision in April upholding damages against the Cult Awareness Network (CAN). Without announcing the exact vote, the court said a request for a rehearing had failed to ...
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