The Good Old Days Revisited

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I grew up in Southeast Cleveland near where Clarence began the first AA meeting on May 11, 1939, if you buy his claims. The address was 2345 Stillman Road in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. After he was kicked out of that meeting, he helped start another meeting at 2427 Roxboro Drive, which is just one mile […]

Parkhurst’s Deleted Sentences Regarding Belladonna in “To Employers.”

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Glenn Chesnut has provided ample documentation of that Dr. William Silkworth and Charles Towns differed when it came to the belladonna treatment (AAHL message 11053, December 15, 2015). Silkworth, to my knowledge, never described administering belladonna on-the-hour for up to fifty hours the way Towns instructed during the peak of his influence in the 1910’s. […]