Synopsis by Sarah Ing
Serving as the Freud of child psychology, Dr. Benjamin Spock revolutionized family life. Nova looks at the man behind the myth in Nova: Dr. Spock the Baby Doc. After penning Baby and Child Care, the innovative author became the spokesman for young people by advocating respect, tolerance, and common sense. His ideas were far-reaching, affecting generations of parents. The basic text was so popular it became one of the best-selling nonfiction novels ever, second only to the Bible. Nova followed Dr. Spock into his twilight years as he transferred his attention to world peace.
child-rearing, parent, pediatrics