Bill Wilson ~ 1951 ~ On The Eve of AA Receiving The Lasker Award ~ San Francisco

In 1951, AA was chosen to receive the Lasker Award, given by the American Public Health Association for outstanding achievement in the fields of medical research or public health administration.  Although AA wasn’t in either field, with over 100,000 sober alcoholics to its credit, it had obviously made an enormous contribution to the public health.  The decision about whether to …