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Foreign Affairs Study, June 1951 (ICPSR 7219)
Principal Investigator(s): Survey Research Center
This study focused primarily on American foreign policy and President Harry Truman's dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur. The respondents were asked both closed- and open-ended questions on foreign affairs issues, including the Korean War and the United States' relations with Russia, Western Europe, and China. Several variables probed the respondents' perceptions of how other groups felt about the same ideas. Past and projected voting behavior was also explored. Demographic data include sex, age, race, level of education, occupation, and family income.
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Survey Research Center. FOREIGN AFFAIRS STUDY, JUNE 1951. Conducted by University of Michigan, Survey Research Center. Revised ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1968. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07219.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07219.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: Acheson, Dean, church membership, elections, federal government, foreign affairs, foreign policy, international relations, international conflict, Korean War, MacArthur, Douglas, military operations, party affiliation, perceptions, political attitudes, public opinion, socioeconomic status, Truman Administration (1945-1953), Truman, Harry S., voter attitudes, voter history, voters, voting behavior
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Adult population of the United States, living in private dwelling units.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
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Sample: Representative cross-section sample.
- Performed consistency checks.
- Standardized missing values.
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-20
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