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Index | Big Book | Bill W. | Dr. Bob | GSC | GV44'-8' | History

A.A. History 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

Alcoholics Anonymous history related articles - 1989

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The Book Carries the Message - April 1989 - Big Book distribution, starting with a trickle in the first few years, has escalated into the millions in the 1980s, and is still growing.
Excerpts from three reviews of the Big Book - April 1989 - The New York Times Book Review June 25th 1939, AMA Journal October 14 1939, Journal of Nervous Mental Disorders September 1940
The Big Book: Before and After - April 1989 - It's a well-known AA fact that the Big Book underwent intense scrutiny and exhaustive discussion before reaching print in its final form. In fact, Bill W. often referred to himself as the referee of these "discussions" rather than the Big Book's author. Below, excerpted from chapter five, are some examples of the changes that came about in the transition from the original manuscript to the published book.
'More Crank Stuff' - April 1989 —Dr. E. M. Jellinek; AA Today
'A Very Satisfactory Life' - June 1989 - The story of a long-time Grapevine contributor who is still going strong! - Felicia M., New Canaan, Conn.
The Little Book - June 1989 - Richard K., New York, N.Y.
Mirror Of The Fellowship - June 1989 - Throughout its history, as the Grapevine has grown and developed with the Fellowship, Grapevine articles have reflected major trends in AA
Application for Membership, ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - June 1989
What We Were Like, Fragments of AA History - October 1989 - "Son, I've spilled more booze than you've drunk" — an oldtimer's comment, once common in AA — is rarely heard today... - Series on history
What We Were Like, Fragments of AA History - December 1989 - The AA Fellowship is approaching its 55th Anniversary, and looking forward to an International Convention in July 1990 to celebrate... - Series on history

Index | Big Book | Bill W. | Dr. Bob | GSC | GV44'-8' | History

A.A. History 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952 | 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963 | 1964 | 1965 | 1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997

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