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Church of Scientology Indictments #259159

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) Federal grand jury indictment of Church of Scientology members in Washington, DC on chgs. of stealing federal documents reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Church of Scientology noted as founded by former science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard. Indictment of Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue, and others for their alleged spying in federal bldgs., like Justice Department, IRS (Internal Revenue Service) and fed. cthse. in Washington, DC detailed. [Scientology spokesperson Steve HEARD - says trial will give them opportunity to outline extent of government harassment of church over 20-yr. period.] Senate Intelligence Committee revelations about government buggings and breakins against radical groups mentioned.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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