A.A. History: The Rest of the Story! With Author and Historian of A.A. Dick B.


A.A. History: The Rest of the Story!

With Author and Historian of A.A. Dick B.


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By Dick B.

© 2014 Anonymous. All rights reserved


28 Years Serving in A.A.; 25 Years Researching and Writing the Full A.A. Story; Presenting the Facts on Videos and in Photos




  • Bill W., Dr. Bob, and the Cure of Alcoholism: The Rest of the Story


Four video talks by Dick B. and Ken B. drawing on extensive work with newcomers; traveling, interviewing, collecting, speaking, publishing. This material is already filmed, but a number of edits and highlights still need attention before these most important new resources are made available to you.


  • A.A. History Sources:


With veteran AA and videographer Steve G., Dick takes you through and explains his 30,000 books and materials covering all of A.A.’s sources and the roots that inspired A.A.’s cofounders. This vast library is covered in four videos


  • Introductory Foundations for Christian Recovery           


4 videos filmed by the prestigious New Life Spirit Recovery, Inc. in Huntington Beach, California; and now widely used in their Christian recovery program and by leaders and directors throughout the United States. With Dick B. and Ken B. presenting


  • A.A. History Photos


Filmed by several members of our teams of AAs (including particularly A.A. oldtimer, archivist and camera expert Jim H. of Washington) all of whom investigated A.A. meetings, residential recovery homes, churches, records, libraries, manuscripts, archives, news articles, historic homes, academies, and museums, on several trips through Vermont and Massachusetts to the places where A.A. cofounders received their Christian upbringing and teachings from the Bible that fed their later A.A. work with still-suffering alcoholics, addicts, and derelicts.


  • YouTube and Other Videos


Dick B. and Ken B. have spoken on A.A. history and Christian recovery at A.A., N.A., meetings, churches, Christian fellowships, memorial locations, conventions, prison facilities, groups, meetings, conferences, treatment centers, radio interviews, retreats, and extensive personal discussions; and a number of YouTube presentations, and other videos which are presented here.



The Voluminous Books and Articles of Dick B. and Ken B.


Over his 28 years of continuous sobriety since April 21, 1986, Dick B. has authored and published or had published 46 books and over 1,700 articles now available in bookstores, online, on the internet, and by newsletters and blogs which have carefully footnoted the facts and included extensive helpful bibliographies that help other writers, groups, and students locate and check the sources of A.A. ideas and its later programs.


All these resources are available at your finger tips—many free—Those that are not free are very reasonably priced; and many will go free to sustaining contributors. Many will go at a low discount or as wholesale lots to those who want them for group or class or teaching use. And you can obtain the facts and discuss your status or needs with Ken B. at 808 276 4945.

About mauihistorian

Uses pen name Dick B.: Writer, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, and active and recovered A.A. member with over 25 years of continuous sobriety. Published 42 titles and over 650 articles on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Christian Recovery Movement. www.dickb.com
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