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June 8, 1950 L. Ron Hubbard L. Ron Hubbard released "LRH Auditing Demonstration". Event, L. Ron Hubbard
May 9, 1950 Dianetics: Modern Science, Mental Health, published The first bound edition of "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health" was published. Event
December 12, 1948 United Nations, General Declaration, Human Rights. While, Scientologists', violated, Scientology's, Scientologists, imprisonment The United Nations adopts the General Declaration of Human Rights. While Scientology sometimes refers to this document when claiming that Scientologists' rights to religious freedom are violated, Scientology's various corporate organizations regularly violate the rights of individual Scientologists via false imprisonment, denial of a living wage, denial of mental health, and denial of the right to speak freely. Event
August 31, 1948 L. Ron Hubbard, $25.00, San Luis Obispo, California L. Ron Hubbard is fined $25.00 for writing a bad check in San Luis Obispo, California. Event, L. Ron Hubbard
April 27, 1948 lawyer Helena Kobrin, born Scientology lawyer Helena Kobrin is born. Event
January 27, 1948 Veteran's Administration, overpayments, L. Ron Hubbard writes In response to a notice from the Veteran's Administration demanding the return of overpayments, L. Ron Hubbard writes, "I cannot imagine how to repay the $51.00 as I am nearly penniless." Event, L. Ron Hubbard
October 15, 1947 L. Ron Hubbard, Veteran's Administration, treatment: L. Ron Hubbard writes to the Veteran's Administration requesting psychiatric treatment: "After trying and failing for two years to regain my equilibrium in civil life, I am utterly unable to approach anything like my own competence. My last physician informed me that it might be very helpful if I were to be examined and perhaps treated psychiatrically or even by a psycho-analyst. Toward the end of my service I avoided out of pride any mental examinations, hoping that time would balance a mind which I had every reason to suppose was seriously affected. I cannot account for nor rise above long periods of moroseness and suicidal inclinations, and have newly come to realize that I must first triumph above this before I can hope to rehabilitate myself at all." Event, L. Ron Hubbard, psychiatry
June 23, 1947 Polly Hubbard, $50.00, support, years Polly Hubbard is given custody of their children and $50.00 a month support. She sees verylittle of this money over the years. Event
February 17, 1947 L. Ron Hubbard's VA, begins;, $11.50, 10%, war, pension, exam, VA, Hubbard, of L. Ron Hubbard's VA pension begins; he is awarded just $11.50, having been rated 10% disabled after the war. He appeals this small pension, and is granted a new medical exam, but VA doctors are unable to find much physical evidence for the many ailments Hubbard complains of. Event, L. Ron Hubbard
December 8, 1946 Hubbard, Navy, Hotel Belvedere, New York, examination, East, planned Hubbard writes to the Navy from the Hotel Belvedere in New York to acknowledge receiving orders to report for another physical examination, explaining his expensive address by saying that a friend had financed his trip back East in return for his advice on an expedition then being planned. Event