From the November 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment


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.

A 41-year-old mailman from Brooklyn appealed to the five Army officers facing him to understand the circumstances that had led to his "undesirable discharge" from the Army 19 years ago.

It is a discharge that has been plaguing him ever since, he said, as he addressed the panel of colonels and lieutenant colonels in a makeshift hearing room at the World Trade Center in...

-- Joseph P. Fried