MEET BOB MINTON
IN THE PRESS
Transcripts, news articles and other press coverage on Minton's crusade to reform Scientology.
SCIENTOLOGY DECRIES FUNDS BEHIND LAWSUIT
12/05/97, St. Petersburg Times. CLEARWATER -- The Church of Scientology is crying foul over a disclosure Thursday that a New England man is financing a lawsuit accusing the church of causing the 1995 death of its parishioner Lisa McPherson.
GIFTS OF CASH FUEL BATTLE OF PRINCIPLE
12/09/97, Boston Globe. -- Hub man's aid to Scientology critics draws fire and rhetoric from church.
BOB MINTON: BOSTON MAN WAGES COSTLY FIGHT WITH SCIENTOLOGY
12/21/97, NY Times. --LEAVING her home in Boston one morning early this month, Therese Minton was shocked to find her husband's photograph on fliers stuck to cars and trees in their Beacon Hill neighborhood..."
SCIENTOLOGY SPONSORED SUIT AGAINST OPPONENT.
Petersburg Times. LOS ANGELES -- The Church of Scientology is
complaining loudly about a Boston banker's effort to finance
anti-Scientology activities, including a wrongful death lawsuit
against the church in Tampa.
US MILLIOINAIRE FIGHTS SECT--
CRUSADE AGAINST SCIENTOLOGY
4-9-98 TRANSCRIPT of German SAT-1 interview with Bob Minton (story ran in English).
SCIENTOLOGY: A BANKER BRINGS HIS FINANCIAL MEANS TO BEAR AGAINST THE SECT
4-23-98 Translation of German article from Rheinischer Merkur -
A Weekly Newspaper for Politics, Economy, Culture, Christians and the World.
7-98 TRANSCRIPT of Dateline NBC's story on Bob Minton.
THE IMPROBABLE CRUSADE OF ROBERT MINTON
07/09/98, Boston Globe. --INCENSED by Scientology's ways, millionaire is bent on forcing change, even though he's not a member.
FOE DIGS IN FOR FIGHT (pdf format)
12/05/99, St. Petersburg Times. CLEARWATER -- A
trust formed by millionaire Bob Minton will set up offices near the church in Clearwater.
BOB MINTON: WILL HE ROUSE THE GORILLA?
12-10-99, The Tampa Tribune. --CLEARWATER - There's been a truce in this city, albeit an uneasy one, between residents and the 4,000-pound gorilla that plopped itself down in their midst 25 years ago...
A CRUSADER SEES EVIL IN FLORIDA CITY
1-19-2000, Baltimore Sun. --SCIENTOLOGY: A millionaire opens a center in Clearwater, Fla., a hub of the religion, to battle what he calls a dangerous cult. (This story also ran in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on 1-30-00.)
Rev. Thomas Gandow's newsletter providing information and viewpoints
about religious freedom
in Germany. This edition of the newsletter offers twelve
articles either mentioning or entirely about Bob Minton's