Spock, Dr. Benjamin

Pediatrician, author, leftist political activist, People's Party 1972 presidential & 1976 VP candidate

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(1903-1998) American pediatrician, wrote "Common Sense Book of Baby Care" 1946, which, at his death, had sold over 50 million copies in 40 languages. Dr. Spock became a leading anti-Vietnam War and anti-nuclear activist, and ran for President in ’72 & Vice President ’76 on ticket of left-wing People’s Party. He was the first pediatrician to study psychoanalysis to try to understand children's needs and family dynamics. His ideas about childcare influenced several generations of parents to be more flexible and affectionate with their children, and to treat them as individuals. Spock also won a 1924 Olympic gold medal in rowing while attending Yale University. Signed white 3 x 5 card.

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