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Frederic Wertham

Dr. Frederic Wertham (March 20, 1895-November 29, 1981) was a German-American psychiatrist and crusading author who protested the purportedly harmful effects of mass media (comic books in particular) on the development of children. His best known book was Seduction of the Innocent (1954), which led to a U.S. Congressional inquiry into the comic book industry, as well as a revision of the Comics Code.

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