From the Magazine

Topic: Grapevine History
Growth in digital media helps reach more alcoholics
AA Grapevine, Inc., is in the midst of an exciting transition that incorporates digital media and broadly expands AAgrapevine.org to the extent that it is now accurate to say that AA Grapevine is not...
In July 1945, Bill W. penned an article on the AA Grapevine that is still relevent today
The Grapevine has just completed the first year of its existence. Scores of enthusiastic letters are coming in. They are written from all parts of the United States and some from foreign countries....
Our co-founder Bill W. reminds us of our incredible gifts
We not only feel grateful, we say so with the joy of prisoners set free. We thank God for his light whereby we now see; and for the gift of his grace by which we breathe and live in a wondrous new...
An early reminder by our co-founder to avoid controversy and preserve our unity
TRADITION TEN: Alcoholics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence the A.A. name ought never be drawn into public controversy. To most of us, Alcoholics Anonymous has become as solid as the...
Reminders--and an Invitation
This section was started in response to many readers' requests for more information on the medical, legal, and social aspects of alcoholism. Upon its first appearance (September 1966), we noted these...
Sequel to the Story of Clinics and AA
"The article on training groups as it appeared in the March issue has evoked a great deal of interest throughout the U.S. and Canada," writes Leona M. Kent, author of the article, excerpts from which...
Two Yale Savants Stress Alcoholism as True Disease
Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information. From the first...
BROOKLYN. The Brooklyn Group took over the meeting on Sunday, June 11th, at Montclair, New Jersey, and about twenty loyal Brooklyn rooters went along in support of their speakers. The open meetings...
Grapevine Goes Over 50,000
Looking through past issues of the Grapevine is a nostalgic undertaking, as much because of the striking consistency of the AA message the magazine carries as because of memories of oneself in those...
Suggestion to Retired Committee Members
AA is about the only outfit where we can work our way from coffee-maker to committee member to Delegate, and in one day go back to being coffee-maker and not lose any prestige. Oh, sometimes our ego...

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