The Scientology Story (Los Angeles Times series)
by Joel Sappell and Robert W. Welkos

Chapter One:
The Mind Behind the Religion

Chapter Two:
Creating the Mystique

Chapter Three:
Life With L. Ron Hubbard

Chapter Four:
The Final Days

Part 1: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard
Defining the Theology

Part 1: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard
Burglaries and Lies Paved a Path to Prison

Part 1: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard
The Man in Control

Part 1: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard
Staking a Claim to Blood Brotherhood

Part 1: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard
Church Scriptures Get High-Tech Protection

Part 2: The Selling of a Church
Church Markets Its Gospel with High-Pressure Sales

Part 2: The Selling of a Church
Shoring Up Its Religious Profile

Part 2: The Selling of a Church
The Courting of Celebrities

Part 3: Inside the Church
Defectors Recount Lives of Hard Work, Punishment

Part 4: Reaching into Society
Church Seeks Influence in Schools, Business, Science

Part 4: Reaching into Society
Courting the Power Brokers

Part 4: Reaching into Society

The "Org Board":
Hubbard's Plan for Improving on "80 Trillion Years" of Management

Part 4: Reaching into Society
Foundation Funds Provide Assist to Celebrated Teacher Escalante

Part 5: The Making of a Best-Selling Author
Costly Strategy Continues to Turn Out Bestsellers

Part 6: Attack the Attacker
On the Offensive Against an Array of Suspected Foes

Part 6: Attack the Attacker
Suits, Protests Fuel a Campaign Against Psychiatry

Part 6: Attack the Attacker
A Lawyer Learns What It's Like to Fight the Church

The Battle with the I.R.S.:
Neither Side Blinks in a Lengthy Feud

The Battle with the "Squirrels":
When the Doctrine Leaves the Church

 

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