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From: email@example.com (Stephen Jones)
Subject: Colorado Media: KUSA 9 News visits with Heber Jentzsch
Date: 30 Aug 1995 06:10:56 GMT
This is a transcript of a report done by KUSA 9 News at 10:00 PM
Aug.29. Of course all spelling and punctuation errors are mine. I did
my best (lots of VCR rewinding) to make an accurate transcript, I hope
it is. How do those people at Journal Graphics do it? Hopefully it
will be of some interest.
Adelle Arakawa (9News anchor): Top officials from the Church of
Scientology are in Denver tonight. They spent more than 2 hours with
Ward Lucas, of our I-Team, answering questions about last weeks
controversial raids in Boulder County. The homes of two former members
of the church were searched by Federal Marshals and Scientology
members. They were apparently looking for secret scriptures which they
claim were stolen from the church but they also seized thousands of
documents, letters and computer files which have nothing to do with
copyrighted secret scriptures.
------Graphic with the following names-----------
Richard Leiby - Washington Post
Richard Behar - Time Magazine
Floyd Abrams - Attorney
Dan Leipold - Attorney
Adelle Arakawa: Many of those documents refer to journalists who have
written about Scientology and attorneys who have won lawsuits against
---cut to tape of Ward Lucas and Heber Jentzsch----
Heber(CoS President): These fellows have used their, have taken the
information, which was stolen information from the church, these trade
secrets, these copyrighted materials, and given them to reporters.
That's still illegal. Theft is theft. Free speech is not free theft.
---Ward Lucas cuts in---
Ward Lucas( 9 News anchor): Are you willing to begin
--unintelligible-- raids on newsrooms of
Heber: Absolutely not.
Ward Lucas: Then why are you running Time Magazine, Washington Post
through your keyword search?
Heber: Because we found that these fellows were disseminating
information to those --or these-- points.
--end tape of Mr.Lucas and Heber----
Adelle: Scientology is controversial in part because of a history
of criminal acts by Scientology officials. Eleven people,
including LRH's wife, were sent to prison for wire-tapping
and burglery. Reverend Jentzsch, himself, is still under
indictment for fraud in Spain but he says the church is
changing and no longer commits crimes in the name of