From the June 2009 magazine.

The Grapevine Timeline

June 1944 The first issue of the Grapevine is published by six New York AA members, with the blessing of Bill W.A copy is sent to every AA group (about 300) and to all known AAs in the armed forces overseas.The price: 15 cents per copy.

April 1945 A questionnaire for AA members published in the Grapevine and responses from hundreds of AAs provides the basis for E.M. Jellinek's famous phases of Alcohol Addition chart.

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