Lead: Established as a part of the Christian religious tradition, Alcoholics Anonymous soon evolved into a multi-sectarian group with traditions and precepts all its own.

Intro: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts

Content: Delivered of his dependence on alcohol in 1934, William Griffiths Wilson became an enthusiastic convert and soon with his own first convert, Dr. Bob, were finding success with other alcoholics and they established Alcoholics Anonymous stressing small group meetings, admission of a permanent addiction to alcohol, conversion to some concept of the divine, and willingness to share their struggle and success with others so afflicted.