This Christmas issue of the C.B. Diamond includes a guest editorial about why one should write for the Penal Press. Also included is an address delivered at the Annual Conference of the International Prisoners’ Aid Association regarding the rehabilitation of prisoners and the required prison reforms. Alcoholics Anonymous discusses the idea of alcoholism as a disease instead of a sin, and lengthy sections of short items from other papers, and poetry are included.

Keywords: John Howard Society, Alcoholics Anonymous, rehabilitation, reform, recidivism, penal press, alcoholism

Coded by Kate Garrett