b'Peter Wentz House | flickr.com/photos/75012107@N05/8086216953/ | CCBY-SA2.0 | RetouchedFirst Impressions of Recent Presidents, 1961-2001(2-part series) By Dr. Greg Ferro December 4, 10 a.m.noon & 13 p.m.(Bradford movie theater)It was Will Rogers who said, You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. A saying that, over the years, has become,You only get one chance to make a first impression. Regardless, thepoint is clear . come out of the gates strong. In the case of our Commander in Chief, its just such an impression that can define, derailand/or destroy their first term. Further complicating this for American presidents is the fact that public perception of former presidents often changes over time. Think JFK or Jimmy Carter. In this intriguing look back, well review the starts and initial impressions of six U.S. presidents taking office from 1961 to 2001. Well track how and why public perceptions of these same men has changed, and if the so-called experts agree.Lastly, well attempt to condense each down to a single,current public assessmentsuccess or failure?46 Jimmy Carter in 2013 | flickr.com/photos/9555120@N08/8509741941 | CCBY2.0 | Image partially silhouetted'