From the October 1966 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Federal Funds for Alcoholism

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Bills have been introduced in both houses of the 89th Congress proposing a federal attack on the disease of alcoholism, and expenditure of federal funds for treatment of problem drinkers.

The first member of the Congress to sponsor an alcoholism bill was Elliott Hagan, D-Ga., who introduced HR 781 in January. Since then, 43 members of both houses have sponsored or co-sponsored...