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Topic: Conferences and Conventions
A 1985 conference presentation by W. J. Estelle, Jr., former nonalcoholic trustee
When I was assigned the title "Fifty Years of Caring and Sharing in Correctional Facilities," the invitation was not specific as to which 50 years. And so I want to address the next 50 years in...
After the first AA prison convention, everything changed--even the length of his sentence
I was sentenced to one hundred years in a maximum security prison. Hopeless and desperate, I had no meaningful future ahead of me except to spend year after countless year watching life pass me by. I...
The Research Council on Problems of Alcohol held an Evening Institute on "The Treatment and Prevention of Alcoholism" on June 20th. Many A.A.s were present, some attending Bill's talk "The A.A....
Asheville, N. C., Citizen: "With more than 300 delegates registered, and 100 more expected to arrive, the annual Southeastern convention of Alcoholics Anonymous held its sessions in the main ballroom...
Activities and developments outside AA in the field of alcoholism . . . a news report
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM will hold its annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 18, 19 and 20, NCA announces. The theme of the 1959 Conference will be "Counter Attack Against...
Activities and developments outside AA in the field of alcoholism. . .an international news report
THE NEWS REVIEW of the Alcoholism Foundation of Alberta reports that plans are under way for the Twenty-Sixth Annual International Congress Against Alcoholism to be held July 31-August 5, 1960 under...
1968 Meet on Alcohol Solicits Original Papers
The Twenty-eighth International Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism will be held at the shoreham Hotel, Washington, D. C., September 15-20, 1968. Officials of the quadrennial Congress, being held in...
28th International Congress on Alcohol and Alcoholism
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Many of the world's leading scientific experts on alcoholism and allied problems met in Washington from September 15 through 20, to explore the opportunities and means of...
Alcohol and Violence Overseas
Alcoholism in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is associated with nearly 80% of the crimes, including 50% of the murders. On the other hand, suicide rates among Highland alcoholics are half the...
Lowered Attention
Two reports [to the First Annual Alcoholism Conference of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism] presented evidence that alcohol impairs a driver's ability to perform when he must...

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