From the August 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Salute to a Trailblazer

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.

As a pioneer in the field of industry programs, E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company has been given a special award by the National Council on Alcoholism. Du Pont has had a program coordinator dealing with its employees' alcohol problems since 1942.

The company summarizes its approach as fairness balanced by firmness. While the program is designed around individual treatment, it...