AA founder Bill W speaking on the topic of the 12 traditions, this audio is from a film that was intended to be shown in AA meetings, the audio quality is some of the best I have found of Bill W.
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Learn more about the 12 traditions from the AA pamphlet: A.A. Tradition How It Developed by Bill W.
Yesterday our speaker was Ann P and she mentioned one of the folks that really helped her in her sobriety was a gent named Norm A from Monrovia CA.
So I thought why not feature him today, Norm got sober at the beginning of 1954 and at the time of this speak on Unity Day in San Jose, CA in the summer of 1982 he had been sober for 28 years, this was his last talk.
Ed M from Florida conducts a 2 part workshop on forgiveness in 2005 for an unknown group, he became sober in 1970. Part 2 of 2
Ed M from Florida conducts a 2 part workshop on forgiveness in 2005 for an unknown group, he became sober in 1970. Part 1 of 2
Jen S. from Naches WA speaking at the Waitsburg speakers meeting in Waitsburg WA she became sober in 1989 and is speaking in 2009
Kerry C. from Tannersville CA telling her story at the Men Among Men Group conference in Reykjavik Iceland in March 2011
Sue A of South Bend speaking at the 3rd Chicago Intergroup convention in March of 1963. She is followed By John K for the balance of the meeting, this is a pretty excellent recording for 1963, it does end a little abruptly.
The First 164 pages of The Big Book with lined blank pages opposite each page of text for note taking.
Paragraph numbers along side the text for easy reference. Entire Original Manuscript (about) including the stories. Easy to read retyped version. Includes paragraph numbers corresponding to the modern text for easy comparison.
Footnotes explaining historical and obscure references in the text.
Footnotes documenting all 79 differences between the modern text and the original 1st printing text of the 1st 164 pages (about). Yes, believe it or not, the basic text has been changed 79 times since it was first published.
Two place keeping ribbons. Special "lay flat" binding.