02/05/1903 American pediatrician Benjamin Spock is born
Baby and Child Care: Benjamin Spock Interview
Dr. Spock Interview (Merv Griffin Show 1966)
The Smothers Brothers Show Dr Benjamin Spock Interview
IFP:135-F-142-5M Jacqueline Kennedy speaks to Dr. Spock
Benjamin Spock is known for his book "Baby and Child Care" (1946) which is one of the best-sellers of all time. His ideas about childcare influenced several generations of parents. They were also widely criticized by colleagues for relying too heavily on anecdotal evidence rather than serious academic research.