AA in Prison

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A.A. Inspires Formation of the Seekers, Prisoners' Rehabilitation Group
In the formation of a unique club, The Seekers, conceived and developed by inmates of San Quentin Prison on San Francisco Bay, Alcoholics Anonymous...
A.A. at Fort Jay
The great majority of the men now at Fort Jay, Governors Island, N. Y., are confined for offenses evolving either directly or indirectly out of...
The Alcoholic Prisoner (by Dan)
OF interest to many who are engaged in A.A. work, as well as to progressive penal authorities, is the question of the value of Alcoholics Anonymous...
I Went into A.A. for Angles (by An Ex Con)
I WENT to the State Pen in 1946 for a 2-10 year felony charge. I was bitter and full of resentment and vowed that society would pay when I was...
An Experiment-- (by R.W.L.)
I WANT to tell you about a wonderful experiment that has proven successful in our city. Through the efforts of a former city police officer who has...
Why AA in Prison? (by D.T.)
THERE has been many an AA group instituted throughout the Midwest in prisons and at the same time a very burning question raised; "Why start a group...
A Card for a Guard (by F. R.)
"SAY, Bub, what's the good of AA in prison? You can't get anything to drink in here," said the guard, scrutinizing Bub with a skeptical eye. "True...
From Within These Walls (by H. R.)
TODAY we live in a world stunned by sorrow. The grief of millions hangs over us like a pall. We are all seeking a new beginning. In our present...
Why AA in Prison? (by B. P.)
MANY ask: "What good can a man get out of Alcoholics Anonymous while serving time in prison?" AA in prison is not primarily a means of keeping us...
Prisoner AA (by H. T. B., in "The Pioneer)
NO man, who has not served time in prison, can understand or appreciate the problems that face inmates. A conducted tour of the penitentiary, talks...