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Benjamin Spock, M.D. (1903-1998)

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Benjamin Spock bio.

On the Web: Articles

Activists Say Goodbye to Dr. Spock. Carol Schachet, Resist Newsletter (

Remembering Dr. Spock (interview with Dr. Steven Parker). Elizabeth Farnsworth, PBS (3/16/98).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bloom, Lynn Z. Dr. Spock: Biography of a Conservative Radical (Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972).

Maier, Thomas. Dr. Spock: An American Life (NY: Harcourt Brace, 1998).

Mitford, Jessica. The Trial of Dr. Spock, the Rev. William Sloane Coffin, Jr., Michael Goodman & Marcus Raskin (NY: Knopf, 1969).

Spock, Benjamin & Mabel Huschka. The Psychological Aspects of Pediatric Practice (NY: New York State Committee on Mental Hygiene, 1938).

__________; John Reinhart & Wayne Miller. A Baby's First Year (NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1955).

__________ & Miriam E. Lowenberg. Feeding Your Baby & Child (NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1955).

__________ & Michael B. Rothenberg. Dr. Spock's Baby & Child Care [1946] (6th rev. ed.; NY: Pocket, 1992).

__________. Dr. Spock Talks with Mothers: Growth & Guidance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1961).

__________. Prejudice in Children: A Conversation with Dr. Spock (NY: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1963).

__________ & Marion O. Lerrigo. Caring for Your Disabled Child (NY: Macmillan, 1965).

__________. Problems of Parents (Greenwich CT: Fawcett, 1965).

__________ & Mitchell Zimmerman. Dr. Spock on Vietnam (NY: Dell, 1968).

__________. Decent & Indecent: Our Personal & Political Behavior (NY: McCall, 1970).

__________. A Teenager's Guide to Life & Love (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1970).

__________. Raising Children in a Difficult Time: A Philosophy of Parental Leadership & High Ideals (NY: Pocket, 1976).

__________. Dr. Spock on Parenting: Sensible Advice from America's Most Trusted Child Care Expert (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1988).

__________ & Mary Morgan. Spock on Spock: A Memoir of Growing Up with the Century (NY: Pantheon, 1989).

__________. A Better World for Our Children: Rebuilding American Family Values (Bethesda MD: National Press, 1994).

__________. Dr. Spock's The School Years: The Emotional & Social Development of Children (ed. Martin T. Stein; NY: Pocket, 2001).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"In Search of Ourselves" [1998], dir. Alice Markowitz, 120m. From PBS Home Video. Spock's contributions in context of an overview of what has been learned about human behavior in 20th c.

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