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        % % %
President Start Date End Date Approving Disapproving unsure/no data
Harry S. Truman 12/11/1952 12/16/1952 32 56 12
  12/04/1952 12/04/1952 32 56 11
  10/07/1952 10/07/1952 32 55 11
  10/03/1952 10/03/1952 30 56 11
  10/01/1952 10/01/1952 32 54 11
  07/11/1952 07/11/1952 28 58 11
  05/28/1952 05/28/1952 30 59 6
  05/09/1952 05/09/1952 26 60 12
  04/11/1952 04/11/1952 28 60 11
  02/09/1952 02/14/1952 22 64 13
  01/04/1952 01/04/1952 23 66 9
  11/11/1951 11/16/1951 22 60 16
  10/12/1951 10/12/1951 27 58 12
  08/01/1951 08/01/1951 29 58 10
  07/06/1951 07/06/1951 28 56 14
  06/14/1951 06/14/1951 24 61 13
  05/19/1951 05/24/1951 23 63 12
  04/14/1951 04/14/1951 24 54 20
  03/24/1951 03/24/1951 26 60 12
  03/02/1951 03/02/1951 27 58 14
  02/04/1951 02/09/1951 25 58 15
  12/01/1950 12/01/1950 33 52 13
  10/18/1950 10/18/1950 40 45 13
  10/11/1950 10/11/1950 36 48 14
  10/06/1950 10/06/1950 42 36 21
  09/29/1950 09/29/1950 34 50 14
  09/15/1950 09/15/1950 34 47 17
  08/18/1950 08/18/1950 42 32 25
  07/28/1950 07/28/1950 39 44 16
  07/07/1950 07/07/1950 45 39 14
  06/04/1950 06/09/1950 36 46 17
  05/02/1950 05/02/1950 40 37 22
  04/28/1950 04/28/1950 39 47 13
  02/24/1950 02/24/1950 35 47 17
  01/06/1950 01/06/1950 44 41 13
  09/28/1949 10/02/1949 49 34 16
  09/28/1949 10/02/1949 47 34 18
  06/09/1949 06/09/1949 56 27 15
  04/30/1949 04/30/1949 50 31 18
  03/04/1949 03/04/1949 56 26 17
  01/05/1949 01/05/1949 67 18 14
  06/16/1948 06/16/1948 38 45 15
  05/28/1948 06/02/1948 38 45 16
  04/07/1948 04/07/1948 36 49 14
  11/28/1947 12/03/1947 53 32 14
  09/10/1947 09/10/1947 55 27 17
  07/04/1947 07/09/1947 59 26 13
  06/18/1947 06/18/1947 55 31 13
  05/23/1947 05/28/1947 64 23 12
  04/23/1947 04/23/1947 57 24 17
  03/26/1947 03/26/1947 63 21 15
  03/14/1947 03/19/1947 58 22 19
  01/15/1947 01/15/1947 49 37 13
  11/13/1946 11/13/1946 34 52 13
  10/21/1946 10/21/1946 27 56 16
  09/11/1946 09/11/1946 33 51 15
  06/12/1946 06/12/1946 45 42 12
  05/29/1946 05/29/1946 45 42 12
  03/27/1946 03/27/1946 50 33 16
  02/27/1946 02/27/1946 48 38 12
  01/03/1946 01/03/1946 63 22 14
  10/31/1945 10/31/1945 75 13 11
  10/03/1945 10/03/1945 80 8 10
  08/22/1945 08/22/1945 91 2 5
  05/29/1945 05/29/1945 86 2 10

Question: Do you approve or disapprove of the way [first & last name] is handling his job as President?
data adapted from the Gallup Poll and compiled by Gerhard Peters

* NOTE: The Gallup organization suspended polling on Monday October 29, 2012 due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

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