Right now his approval rating is at 47.7% and that is the highest it has been in over a year.
Whether or not you agree Barack Obama is a good president, if you read his book was actually first published before Obama was famous.
And Batavian George Von Hoff was in the midst of the first of those battles, forced to jump into the shark-infested sea when the aircraft on which he was serving was sunk by Japanese torpedo planes.
As was common in those "depression days," he worked while attending school.
His first job was with Dub The story that follows comes primarily from an interview of George Von Hoff by Elliott Lundberg and Bill Hall on June 11, 2002.
His mother, Zerilda Steyn, was a pioneer of social welfare in South Africa, founding the Urban Housing League.
His father, Hendrik, had joined the Boer forces in Natal as a 13-year old farm boy.