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Time Capsule:  People’s Party Picks Dr. Spock for President

Time Capsule: People’s Party Picks Dr. Spock for President

Dr. Benjamin Spock, the famous pediatrician and antiwar activist, was formally nominated for the presidency by the People’s Party forty years ago this weekend. Organized around opposition to the Vietnam War and originally co-chaired by novelist Gore Vidal and Spock himself, the People’s Party was a loose coalition of state and local parties, including California’s […]