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I Didn't Want to Want to. . . (by Warden Clinton Duffy)
ONE OF the hundreds of alcoholic inmates who appear before the California Adult Authority (Parole Board), for fixing of sentence and possible parole...
The Problem and the Actress
"WHAT PEOPLE will say" is important to most of us. But to those of us in the profession of acting, it is our daily bread. In general, people tolerate...
A.A. Steps for the Underprivileged Non-A.A. (by Edward J. Dowling, S. J.)
MORE INFLUENTIAL on history than the Nile or the Mississippi, is another river--the Gulf Stream. Without it the British Isles would be as bleak as...
Letter to AA (by Reinhold Niebuhr)
I READ THE interesting history of "Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age" with great interest because it supplied so many details for my impression for...
Buy the Band a Drink
OH, FOR THE happy lot of the playing musician, or "side-man," as he is called! If ever anyone wanted to spend his life in an alcoholic haze, with a...
Those Marvelous 12 Steps (by Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick)
IT WAS no theologian, spinning theories about God, who wrote AA's Twelve Steps. They were hammered out of the hard rock of experience by men in...
Star Anon
TO THE PUBLIC at large, star is apt to be a misleading and misunderstood word. To us in show business it is an important and meaningful word. In the...
As We Understand Him
THE observations which follow are those of a recent AA member--myself--whose background is scientific. I came into AA a year and a half ago and "...
How to Act at a Party
YOU'VE HAD IT. Nasty rumors have been circulating to the effect that you have been seen publicly sober on several occasions. You have been...
Al-Anon's Role in the Alcoholic's Home (by Ruth Fox, M. D.)
EACH significant anniversary of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous seems to emphasize the fact that alcoholics, like other people, live in a family...