Season 23, Episode 17 Dr. Spock, the Baby Doc
First Aired: April 2, 1996
A profile of pediatrician Benjamin Spock, the bestselling author and parenting guru, whose antiwar activism made him the the subject of controversy in the 1960s and '70s. Included: how the baby boom contributed to his book's success. Jane Alexander narrates.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)