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Richard Mavins and Calvin Smith
Richard Mavins CU
Rob Graeme CU
Newspaper cutting "Four charged in alleged beating at Synancn Ranch.
Sign 'Synanon' on building
R. ??? and Jack Harding a private investigator hired as a bodyguard
Rob Greame speaking
Interim report on Synanon by the Grand Jury of Maru County.
Interior of Synanon building with children gathered
Training group of the Synanon with children
Photographs of children detained forcibly by Synanon and released by the police
Newspaper headline 'Synanon resists child abuse probe'.
Aerial photography of Synanon ranch
1977 Interview with Chuck Dederich
Interior of office
Meeting in progress
Parts of letter sent to an accountancy firm asking how to convert Synanon's assets into diamonds without paying the sales tax..
Demonstration by Synanon members
Speech beings: 'It wants to be classified as a religion and some of the activities on its land...have come to the attention of the authorities...
'..accused them of attempting to run down some Synanon bicycles they were handcuffed and beaten and their heads were shaved.
'Hell I thought they were really going to kill us.
'Mr Dederich, Chuck Dederich walked in and he said 'I'm tired of these guys coming into this place, I want you to take these two, I want that one's legs broken and I want you to shove him into the back of his car and run it off the pier.
'It reminded me of a young gestapo group.
'One boy who was kind of semi-retarded was physically beaten because he did not do the 20 pushups he was assigned.
'And so I had to make an arrangement where I had to abduct her and they sent out the police and told me I was in violation of kidnapping and yet I had to go through a bit of changes in order to get my daughter out.'
'If they want to come on our property, we'll surround them each one of them with-guys twice their size.
'In tomorrow night's report we will tell of Synanon's attacks on news organisations which Chuck Dederich says
as done the most to hold Synanon back. Edward Newman N.B.C. News.
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