Grapevine Articles Of The Washingtonians

History Offers Good Lesson For A.A., July 1945

History Offers Good Lesson for A.A. Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., July 1945 A.A.s need to warn each other about becoming too confident. Overconfidence can have...

Modesty One Plank For Good Public Relations, August 1945

Modesty One Plank For Good Public Relations by Bill W Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., August 1945 During its brief few years in the public eye,...

“Rules” Dangerous, But Unity On Public Policies Vital To Future Of AA., September 1945

“Rules” Dangerous, But Unity On Public Policies Vital To Future Of AA. By Bill (Second in a series of articles presenting basic A.A. policies for...

Lest We Travel Path Of Washingtonians, July 1947

Lest We Travel Path Of Washingtonians From Outwood, Kentucky Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., July 1947 As a member of A.A. for two years I...

Washingtonians – By Richard Ewell Brown, December 1948

Washingtonians by Richard Ewell Brown Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., December 1948 (THE FIRST IN A SERIES) IT was Friday evening, April 3rd, 1840. Six...

Washingtonians (Conclusion) – by Richard Ewell Brown, January 1949

Washingtonians By Richard Ewell Brown Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., January 1949 (CONCLUSION) WHAT was the valuable secret that the Washingtonians had stumbled upon and...

A Grapevine Milestone Report, Washington, Lincoln And Temperance In Their Times, February 1953

A Grapevine Milestone Report Washington, Lincoln & Temperance In Their Times Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., February 1953 IT is perhaps fitting this new February...

Before They Had AA, How Some Basic AA Ideas Were Tried Out Nearly A Century And A Quarter Ago…The Washingtonians:, October 1962

Before They Had AA How Some Basic AA Ideas Were Tried Out Nearly A Century And A Quarter Ago… The Washingtonians: Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine,...

Abraham Lincoln On Alcoholism, February 1964

Abraham Lincoln On Alcoholism The profound insight of the great President into the dilemma of the habitual drunkard. From Lincoln’s address to the Washington Temperance...

The Washingtonians, February 1971

The Washingtonians A brief history of the organization that grew strong helping suffering alcoholics and then withered away when it lost track of its primary...

Our Lawyer Friend, February 1972

Our Lawyer Friend Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., February 1972 Arriving by horse and buggy on the wintry night of February 22, 1842, at the...

A Reminder And A Warning…, July 1976

A Reminder And A Warning… Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., July 1976 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS was only ten years old when Bill W., AA’s cofounder, wrote:...

Fragments Of AA History, The Washingtonians, January 1991

Fragments Of AA History The Washingtonians Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., January 1991 ON Thursday evening, April 2, 1840, six drinking buddies gathered, as was...

Washingtonians, Where Are They Now?, February 1995

Washingtonians Where Are They Now? Copyright © The A.A. Grapevine, Inc., February 1995 Maybe I should have known I was an alcoholic when I went to...

GV References

GV References 1. Most of the data for the discussion of the Paterson Washington Temperance Benevolent Society are based on materials in the Paterson intelligence,...