Here is an editorial that appeared in the Atlanta Constitution editorial page on January 13, 1917 regarding “The Drug Problem.” The article was written in response to a pamphlet written by Charles B. Towns regarding the “Federal Responsibility in the Solution of Habit-Forming Drug Problem.” The drug-addict was pictured as a victim. If was to […]
Atlanta Journal, MORGAN BLAKE – March 25, 1945 Visits Federal Pen on Different Mission SUNDAY MORNING at 6:30 this columnist arose with the dawn. It was the earliest since Al Martin used to get me up before day to go fishing. The purpose of this unusual proceeding was to visit the Federal Penitentiary for a […]
It was typical of many Morgan Blake columns to contain multiple subjects within the same column. The first two sections involved World War II. The discussion of Alcoholics Anonymous begins afterwards. Atlanta Journal, MORGAN BLAKE, January 2, 1945 Hard-Boiled Hermann’s Proclamation IT IS our duty and our task in the coming year to carry war gain into the […]
Bert Flynn, the Atlanta town drunk “that everybody knew,” was proudly announced as being sober for the last two years as a miracle.
The other night I participated in one of the most remarkable meetings I have ever attended.
Morgan Blake received a letter expressing concern that AA might be a cult disguised as a tool of Satan. Blake responded that AA was a blessing and not a curse.