From the September 1947 magazine.

Portal House Described

(This is the second in a series of articles reporting on various research and educational projects relating to alcoholism, now being carried on throughout the country under both private and public sponsorship, by official and non-official agencies.)

"One of the first things a man who wishes to cure himself of alcoholism must do is to recognize the fact that there is no cure."

These pragmatic words, especially meaningful to all members of A.A., were the opening paragraph of an article appearing in the July 20, 1947, issue of The Chicago Sunday Tribune. The article closed with the following note:

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