From the November 1970 magazine.

A Doctor's 12 Observations

To the AA Grapevine:

Your attention is directed to the remarkable symposium on Alcohol and Pills appearing in your May issue of the AA Grapevine. Of course I was delighted to find my open letter to the editor of American Medical News included. You were correct in reporting this author to be a non-AA doctor. There are, however, extenuating circumstances requiring clarification.

I have had the privilege and pleasure of a close association with your ubiquitous organization for the past two decades. In my estimation, only two kinds of people inhabit...

-- William Bisher, MD