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ABC News Reagan Press Conference Poll, November 1986 (ICPSR 8644)

Principal Investigator(s): ABC News

Summary:

This survey was conducted on the evening of November 19, 1986 after President Reagan's press conference. Reagan spoke about United States arms shipments to Iran. Respondents were asked to evaluate Reagan's job performance and his handling of world affairs, relations with Iran, and dealings with terrorists. They were also asked whether they believe Reagan was telling the truth about arms shipments and whether Schultz and/or other advisors should resign. Respondents were asked if they watched the press conference and if so, their opinion of what the president said was recorded.

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Citation

ABC News. ABC News Reagan Press Conference Poll, November 1986. ICPSR08644-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-12-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08644.v1

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08644.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   armaments, arms trade, demographic characteristics, diplomacy, domestic policy, foreign affairs, international relations, Iran Contra affair, leadership, party identification, political attitudes, presidential performance, public opinion, Reagan, Ronald, terrorism, trust in government, weapons systems

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1986-11-19

Date of Collection:  

  • 1986-11-19

Universe:   The adult population of the United States aged 18 and over.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The data contain blanks.

Methodology

Sample:   Households were selected by random digit dialing.

Data Source:

telephone interviews

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Version History:

  • 2006-12-13 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.

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