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June 1945

A.A'.s Country-wide News Circuit

Over Station WWJ --The Detroit News, a series of A.A. stories is being voiced from Detroit, little dramas written from the real life stories of A.A. members. The program is scheduled for each Saturday at 7 p.m. The series began as an experiment several weeks ago with the dramas programmed for every other Saturday at 11:15 p.m. WWJ has now moved the program forward to its present early evening spot, every Saturday. . . . The March of Time recently broadcast dramatized excerpts from Eliot Taintor's book, September Remember. . . As further evidence that A.A. is becoming increasingly known in the educational field, Willard Waller, Professor of Sociology at Barnard, the women's college of Columbia University, recently gave to his students an illuminating and comprehensive lecture on Alcoholics Anonymous. . . . Reporting on the progress of the group in Montreal, Canada, a Buffalo member who led the first open meeting, writes that Montreal has two meetings a week, one closed and one open, the latter being for "members and their wives." What!--no women alcoholics in Montreal?


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