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The Development And Justification Of A Course In Alcohol Education For Secondary Schools, Ernest E. Kaster Jan 1954

The Development And Justification Of A Course In Alcohol Education For Secondary Schools, Ernest E. Kaster

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

With the increasing pressure of the American way of life, increased tension and anxieties of our fast civilization, and increased pressure of the advertisements of the liquor industry on billboards, magazines, radio, and newspapers, the alcohol problem has been steadily increasing. It is estimated that two-thirds of the alcoholics begin their drinking while in high school. It would appear then that the high school is the proper place in which to prepare the future citizens to solve their problems in an intelligent and unbiased manner.