Public Figures


The Burdens kept their students, staff, and supporters in the dark about many aspects of their own personal philosophy and controversial viewpoints. Some public figures who at one time expressed more than casual interest in Shimber Beris are those listed below.

Peter S. Fischer
Producer (Murder She Wrote)

David Dortort
Producer (Bonanza)

Laura Archera Huxley
Wife of Aldus Huxley

Dennis Wilson
Composer (The Beach Boys)

Mark Lee
President, The Krishnamurti Foundation

Art Linkletter
Radio Talk Show Host

Dr. Benjamin Weininger

Dr. Hogel
Clinical Professor of Psychology at Stanford

Dr. Fogel

Fernando Romero Lucas
President of Guatemala 1978-1982

Ken Swofford


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