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Dr. Spock on Vietnam

Benjamin Spock

Dr. Spock on Vietnam

by Benjamin Spock

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Published by Dell Pub. Co. in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Benjamin Spock and Mitchell Zimmerman.
      ContributionsZimmerman, Mitchell, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A63 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5597736M
      LC Control Number68003565

        In the early ’s with the war still raging, Dr. Spock visited Hanoi as a guest of Pham Van Dong, who succeeded Ho Chi Minh as president of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. In this photo President Dong is showing Dr. Spock that his book Dr. Spock on Vietnam was on Ho Chi Minh’s desk the day he died. It remains there today. No. I read his book when my children came along and what he had to say resonated with me which is surprising considering the old school abuse and rotten parenting I was exposed to. I have an intimate relationship with the belt. Dr. Spock’s time ha.

      Dr. Spock says false accusations began soon after his indictment for anti- Vietnam War activities. Some foes, he said, accused him of advocating "instant gratification" a charge that showed they had not read his book "Baby and Child Care.". Spock was an early opponent of the Vietnam War (–75; a conflict fought in Vietnam when Communist North Vietnam invaded democratic South Vietnam). As the war escalated (grew), so did antiwar protest, in which Spock participated energetically.

        Dr. Spock also became well known as an antiwar demonstrator in the 's, as he campaigned for nuclear disarmament and against the war in Vietnam and was arrested in Author: Eric Pace. Born in , Spock trained as a pediatrician and psychoanalyst. His influential book, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, sold over 50 million copies and helped revolutionize parenting. Throughout the s and s, Spock taught child development, wrote extensively, lectured around the world, and had his own television program.


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