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Committee for Education on Alcoholism Historic Event, Says Dwight Anderson (by Dwight Anderson)
Those who read this issue of The Grapevine are privileged to be present at what may very well prove to be an historic event. The birth of the...
Mail Call for All A.A.s in the Armed Forces (by T.D.Y.)
We are fortunate to have secured the following story for this issue of The Grapevine from an A.A. who participated in the preparations for D-Day and...
A.A'.s Country-wide News Circuit
Webster gives the definition of "lovelorn" as "forsaken by one's love." So it's not surprising to find alcoholics discussed every now and then in the...
I (by Roy S.)
I Included in his Essays of Elia is a piece by Charles Lamb (1775-1834) entitled, "Confessions of a Drunkard." So realistic and subjective were its...
Evidence on the Sleeping Pill Menace
"John Doe was found dead in bed early this morning. Death was attributed to an overdose of sleeping pills." The words, "overdose of sleeping pills,"...
The Book Is Born (by Bill W.)
In recent Grapevine articles attention has been drawn to the fact that A.A. is still in the process of forming a public relations policy, that...
Mail Call for All A.A.s at Home Or Abroad (by Dick F. M., Sgt., USMCR)
(The following excerpt is from a letter from a Marine sergeant now in Japan.)
July 8, 1944
(Early in January of this year, many A.A.s in the New York area were saddened by the death of one of the older members after a long and gallant...
December 26, 1944
(In the March issue, several letters written by a recently deceased A.A., Elliot B., to friends in the Manhattan group, were reprinted. They are...
Vino Vignettes: (by Esther E.)
(Editor's Note: The author of the following was asked to do a piece for The Grapevine on the subject of starting new groups, since she has been...