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26.

SPENDING ON MEDICARE

How about Medicare which helps reduce health care costs for the elderly? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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FOOD STAMPS

How about food stamps? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

How about unemployment insurance? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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MILITARY SPENDING

How about the military? Should spending for that program be increased, decreased or left about the same? [IF INCREASE/DECREASE, PROBE:] Is that increased/decreased a great deal or increased/decreased somewhat? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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30.

GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE AFFECT POOR

In the 1960s and 1970s, the government began a number of assistance programs for poor people. Generally speaking, do you think those programs helped poor people, hurt poor people, or didn't make any difference one way or the other? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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31.

CHILD BUSED FOR RACIAL INTEGRATION

On another subject: Have you or anyone who has lived in your household ever gone to a school in which students were being bused for purposes of racial integration? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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32.

BUS STUDENTS FOR RACIAL INTEGRATION

Thinking of school busing, would you say you favor or oppose the busing of Black and White students as a last resort for school integration? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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33.

SEE/HEAR REAGAN STATE OF UNION SPEECH

Did you happen to see or hear Reagan's televised State of the Union speech this past Tuesday?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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34.

GOVERNMENT DO TOO MUCH/MORE

Some people think the government in Washington is trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and private businesses. Others disagree and think the government should do more to solve our country's problems. Which of these two vie... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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35.

U.S. OVERTHROW PRO-COMMUNIST GOVERNMENTS

Generally speaking, do you think it is a good idea or a bad idea for the United States to help try to overthrow pro-communist governments? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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36.

KNOW FAMILY USED UP SAVINGS

And on another subject, do you personally know anyone whose family has been struck by an illness or injury that required them to use up almost all of their income and savings? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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37.

WOULD LIKE TO RIDE SPACE SHUTTLE

Now, a few questions concerning space flight. Would you yourself ever like to ride in the space shuttle, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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38.

CIVILIANS RIDE ON SPACE SHUTTLE

Do you favor or oppose having civilians such as teachers, senators and journalists included in future crews on the space shuttle?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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39.

SPACE PROGRAM BEST FOR U.S.

Which kind of space program do you think would be best for the U.S.: one that uses only unmanned space vehicles with no people in them, one that uses only manned vehicles such as the space shuttle, or one that uses both manned and unmanned space veh... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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40.

CONTINUE MANNED SPACE PROGRAM

Should the United States continue the manned space shuttle program in light of last week's shuttle explosion which killed the seven crew members, or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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41.

WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IMPORTANT

I'd like to ask a few questions about the women's movement, which began in the 1960's and has involved efforts by feminists and others to improve the status of women. Would you say the women's movement is important in American life today, or not imp... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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42.

WOMEN'S MOVEMENT ACCOMPLISHED GOALS

Well, do you think the women's movement has accomplished most of its goals or not, or is that something you have no opinion on?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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43.

WOMEN'S MOVEMENT'S EFFECT ON AMERICAN LIFE

Overall, would you say the women's movement has had a good effect on American life, a bad effect, or no real effect one way or the other? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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44.

TREATMENT OF WOMEN COMPARED TO MEN

In general, would you say that women are treated equally today compared to the way men are treated, or are women treated better than men or are they treated worse? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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45.

SUPPORT WOMEN'S MOVEMENT

Would you call yourself a supporter of the women's movement, an opponent, or are you neutral about it?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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46.

WOMEN BETTER OFF AT HOME/JOB

I'm going to read two statements and I'd like you to tell me which one comes closer to your own views: A) In general, women will be better off if they stay home and raise families, or... B) In general, women will be better off if they have careers ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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47.

WOMAN CAN HAVE IT ALL

Would you say it is realistic or unrealistic for a woman to expect to have a successful career, a good marriage and a stable home life at the same time? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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48.

CHILDLESS WOMEN MORE RELIABLE WORKERS

Would you say women with children are more reliable workers than women without children, less reliable or reliable to about the same degree? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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49.

MORE HELPFUL TO WOMEN IN WORKPLACE

Who would you say is more helpful to a woman in the workplace: other women on the job, or men?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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50.

LABEL MUSIC FOR VIOLENT/SEXUAL LYRICS

Some people have proposed labeling rock music albums and tapes which contain sexual or violent lyrics, similar to the way movies are rated. Others oppose labeling, saying parents who are concerned should supervise their children's purchase of music.... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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51.

SEEN X-RATED MOVIE IN PAST YEAR

If I may ask: have you seen an X-rated movie in the last year, either in a theater or on a video cassette recorder?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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52.

NEWSTANDS SELL PORNOGRAPHY

Some people say that a newsstand should be allowed to sell any kind of magazine even if it is what many people call pornography. How about you? Do you think newsstands should be allowed to sell such magazines, or not? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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53.

PORNOGRAPHY LAWS TOO STRICT

Do you think laws against pornography in this country are too strict, not strict enough or just about right?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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54.

PORNOGRAPHY HARMFUL TO ADULTS

Do you think pornography is harmful to adults who view or read it, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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PORNOGRAPHY HARMFUL TO CHILDREN

How about to children, do you think pornography is harmful to children who view or read it, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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56.

KNOWLEDGE OF SOVIET UNION

Now I'd like to ask you some questions about the Soviet Union. How would you rate your own knowledge of the Soviet Union - excellent, good, not good or poor? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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57.

NAME LEADER OF SOVIET UNION

Do you happen to know the name of the leader of the Soviet Union? [IF YES:] And who would that be?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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58.

ALL SOVIETS BELONG TO COMMUNIST PARTY

To the best of your knowledge, do all adults in the Soviet Union have to belong to the Communist Party, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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59.

SOVIET UNION ALLY OF U.S.

To the best of your knowledge, during World War II, was the Soviet Union an ally of the United States or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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60.

WOULD LIKE TO VISIT SOVIET UNION

If you had the opportunity, would you like to visit the Soviet Union or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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61.

SOVIETS WANT GOVERNMENT LIKE OURS

I am going to read some statements about the Soviet Union. For each, please tell me if you tend to agree or disagree with it, or if, perhaps, you don't have an opinion on it. First, the Soviet people would prefer to have a system or government like ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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62.

SOVIET POLICE MONITOR CITIZENS

The Soviet secret police constantly monitor the words and actions of ordinary Soviet citizens. [IF NEEDED:] Do you agree or disagree?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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63.

SOVIETS PROUD OF THEIR GOVERNMENT

The ordinary people of the Soviet Union are proud of their system of government. [IF NEEDED:] Do you agree or disagree?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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64.

COUNTRIES PART OF SOVIET UNION

Just your best guess, are any of the following three countries part of the Soviet Union - China, Monaco or India?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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65.

SOVIETS FRIENDLY TO VISITORS

Which of the two following statements better describes your impression of the Soviet people: A) The Soviet people are warm and friendly to visitors from other countries, or B) The Soviet people are cold and unfriendly to visitors from other countri... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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66.

SOVIET UNION AND U.S. RELATIONS

Do you think relations between the United States and the Soviet Union are getting better, getting worse or staying about the same?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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67.

IMPRESSION OF GORBACHEV

Would you say you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mikhail Gorbachev (ME-KILE GORE-BAH-CHOV), the leader of the Soviet Union? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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68.

GORBACHEV PROGRESS ARMS CONTROL

Do you think Gorbachev seriously wants to make progress in arms control, or not?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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69.

GORBACHEV PROPOSAL TO REDUCE NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Have you heard or read anything about Gorbachev's proposal that the U.S. and the Soviet Union gradually reduce their nuclear weapons until all such weapons are eliminated by the year 2000? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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70.

FAVOR PROPOSAL TO REDUCE NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Would you favor or oppose such a proposal?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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71.

ABORTION SHOULD BE UNRESTRICTED

Do you tend to agree or disagree with this statement: a woman should be able to get an abortion if she decides she wants one no matter what the reason? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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72.

ABORTION SHOULD BE RESTRICTED

Then do you think abortions should be legal only under certain circumstances or illegal in all circumstances?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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73.

POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION

Now just a few more questions to help classify your answers. Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as: a Republican, a Democrat, an Independent, or what? ... (view details)

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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STRONG REPUBLICAN

Would you call yourself a: strong Republican, or a not very strong Republican?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.


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STRONG DEMOCRAT

Would you call yourself a: strong Democrat, or a not very strong Democrat?

Taken from: ABC News/Washington Post Poll, February 1986.

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