Overrated & Underrated

August 2017

Should John Adams, Ebbets Field, the sixties, and Tocqueville be knocked off their pedestals? Are Ben Franklin and Bob and Ray far greater
than you ever imagined? Our second annual survey asks experts in every field what reputation is the most inflated and what’s most underappreciated.

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