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Lincoln No. 1, Harding last, in Presidents' poll

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Karla Vallance / January 11, 1982


Abraham Lincoln was the best President ever and Warren Harding the worst, a survey of 49 historians and political scholars says. Richard Nixon came in second - from the bottom.

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The survey, conducted for the Chicago Tribune Magazine, rated the 10 best and 10 worst Presidents.