Tue, Jul 31, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
'Bill W.' and the Birth of Alcoholics AnonymousDownload audio (MP3)
A new documentary opening in the Bay Area this week profiles Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. Since its creation in 1935, A.A. has helped scores of people around the world achieve sobriety. We'll look at Wilson's legacy and examine the A.A. approach.
Host: Scott Shafer
- Dan Carracino, co-producer and director, "Bill W."
- Keith Humphreys, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford School of Medicine, research scientist at the VA medical center in Palo Alto, and a former senior policy adviser at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
- Martin Nicolaus, founder, LifeRing, and author of three books on alternative recovery from addiction
- Peter, 28-year member of Alcoholics Anonymous
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