From the September 1980 magazine.

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Crisis Seen in Alcoholism Field

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The United States alcoholism field is, in many ways, on a self-destructive course which could wipe out major gains made in the past 15 years, Washington attorney Peter Hutt warned.

Mr. Hutt, who was active in the 1960's when great strides were made in the field, said that dissension and divisions are coupled with a great crisis arising. from Federal budget cuts, and that "those who...

-- Harvey McConnell