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Spock, Benjamin McLane

Born: 1903 AD
Died: 1998 AD
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US activist, pacifist, pediatrician, physician, and child care reformer

 

wrote "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" 1946, "A Baby's First Year" 1954, "Spock on Parenting" 1988, memoir "Spock on Spock: A Memoir of Growing Up With the Century" 1989

 

prominent opponent of US involvement in Vietnam War

 

People's Party presidential candidate 1972

 

People's Party vice-presidential candidate 1976

 

arrested at Cape Canaveral 1987 for protesting test launch of Trident 2 missile