TITLE

Cult-mongering

AUTHOR(S)
Bode, Ken
PUB. DATE
February 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;2/17/79, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the failure of the plan of United States Senator Robert Dole to use the cult issue to jump-start his presidential campaign. Refusal of the nation's press to support Dole's anti-cult campaign; Dole's decision to hold a congressional hearing on cults with the hope that the hearing will give him national prominence; Participation of the Moonies in the hearing; Statements against sects and cults by deprogrammer Ted Patrick; Author's concern about the readiness of Dole and other politicians to abridge the First Amendment to prevent people from the right and responsibility of thinking for themselves.
ACCESSION #
11101965

 

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