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Dec 30, 1999 Letters / Crossing the church — New Times Los Angeles
Nov 28, 1999 John Travolta's alien nation — Washington Post
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 5, 1999 Travolta shocker / The gay charges and the truth about his marriage — National Enquirer
Sep 21, 1999 Underground hero calls it a day — The Guardian (UK)
The Guardian (UK)
The man credited with being the father of the American underground press is to close the paper that smashed taboos and helped start the hippie movement more than 40 years ago. Paul Krassner, once described by the FBI as a "raving, unconfined nut", says that social change and the arrival of the internet means the Realist is no longer needed. He has decided that his newspaper, which covered and exposed scandals from the Kennedy assassination to the Monica Lewinsky case with ...
Sep 9, 1999 Scientology's revenge — New Times Los Angeles
Sep 1, 1999 Virtual Book Burning — Wired
A Piece of Blue Sky, a book critical of the Church of Scientology, suddenly disappeared from Amazon.com's online catalog early this year, newsgroups such as alt.religion.scientology buzzed with conspiracy theories. Then, in June, Amazon.co.uk, the online bookseller's British division, expunged a controversial book, The Committee, which implicates David Trimble, head of the Ulster Unionist Party, in atrocities against Catholics. Amazon's decision to remove two books from its online list demonstrates the perils of balancing a billion-dollar book business with a ... Aug 1, 1999 Ready to roll — Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California) More: link
Press-Enterprise (Riverside, California)
The Scientologists prepare to open a studio in Gilman Hot Springs. Films will be educational and won't star Tom Cruise. Talk of movies and Scientology usually leads to mention of John Travolta and Tom Cruise. But don't expect to see the church's best-known members on the set when its new $7 million film studio in Gilman Hot Springs opens Saturday. Golden Era Productions makes religious training and education films, not blockbusters needing big-name talent to sell tickets, general manager Ken Hoden ...
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