Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Just Great

Ending the Cold War greater than saving the union? Winning the Tour de France greater than commanding the Normandy invasion? Hosting a talk show more important than inventing the airplane or walking on the moon?

Some of the value judgements of Americans who voted on "The Greatest American."

Here's the top 20:

1 Ronald Reagan
2 Abraham Lincoln
3 Martin Luther King Jr
4 George Washington
5 Benjamin Franklin
6 George W Bush
7 Bill Clinton
8 Elvis Presley
9 Oprah Winfrey
10 Franklin D Roosevelt
11 Billy Graham
12 Thomas Jefferson
13 Walt Disney
14 Albert Einstein
15 Thomas Alva Edison
16 John F Kennedy
17 Bob Hope
18 Bill Gates
19 Eleanor Roosevelt
20 Lance Armstrong


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