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Benjamin Spock

Doctor, Author (2-May-1903 — 15-Mar-1998)


Lynn Bloom. Doctor Spock: Biography of a Conservative Radical. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1972. 366pp.

Thomas Maier. Dr. Spock: An American Life. New York: Harcourt Brace. 1998. 520pp.

Jessica Mitford. The Trial of Dr. Spock, the Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr., Michael Ferber, Mitchell Goodman, and Marcus Raskin. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1969. 272pp.

Benjamin Spock; with Mary Morgan. Spock on Spock: A Memoir of Growing Up with the Century. New York: Pantheon Books. 1989. 282pp.


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  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

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  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1044)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.719)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.665)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1381)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.970)

  11. Current Biography, 1969 Yearbook (pp.416-19)

  12. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.475)

  13. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.204)

  14. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.687)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.463)

  16. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.480-82)

  17. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.1, p.547)

  18. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.451)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.133)

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