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Charles Peters

April 2024
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Editor, The Washington Monthly

Most overrated:

What strikes me is how many people are alternately underrated and overrated as intellectual fashion changes. Truman, Elsenhower, Wilson, and Theodore Roosevelt are examples.

Most underrated:

I think the most underrated in history is George Mason, the real father of the First Amendment. The most underrated in recent years is Chester Bowles.

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