Tag Archives: alcoholics anonymous


Making the Case for AA

In 1941, the Post reported on an obscure group known as Alcoholics Anonymous. The article would become a turning point in the organization’s history. ... More
Jack Alexander

A Skeptical Journalist

Four years after his groundbreaking article on AA was published, writer Jack Alexander recalled his initial doubts about the group in an AA publication. ... More

Bill W’s Last Drink

Few articles in the Post had the impact of “Alcoholics Anonymous,” which prompted 6,000 letters to the Post editors and sparked national interest in the program. ... More