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Dr. Spock: The Institution

At 85, Dr. Benjamin Spock has written and published a new book of parenting advice. Spock's philosophy is informed by both his medical and psychological training. In the 1960s, when he was in his 60s, Spock protested against the Vietnam War -- a decision which was not popular with all his readers.

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Other segments from the episode on October 5, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 5, 1988: Interview with John Schlesinger; Review of two James Galway albums; Interview with Benjamin Spock; Review of the home video release of the film "Quartet."

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