From the October 1948 magazine.

A Dilemma to Admit or Not to Admit

I SPOKE before a gathering of women at one of the leading Protestant Churches in the City of Phoenix.

It will be no surprise that my subject was, "Alcoholism--America's Public Health Problem Number 4."

I am a lawyer by profession and not unaccustomed to speaking in public. However, I find myself assailed with mixed emotions as a result of the problem which confronts a member of Alcoholics Anonymous when invited to make such a talk. So far as I know, the committee did not know that I was an alcoholic. Consequently, the dilemma with which I was immediately confronted was...

-- D.P.

Phoenix, Arizona