ABC News 'Nightline' Kosovo Poll #2, March 1999 (ICPSR 2768)

Published: Aug 20, 1999

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This special topic poll, fielded March 26, 1999, sought respondents' views on United States involvement in the Serbian region of Kosovo and the air strikes, launched March 24, 1999, by the United States and its European allies, against Serbia. Those queried were asked whether they possessed a sound understanding of the conflict, whether President Bill Clinton had handled the situation appropriately, and whether America's vital interests were at stake in Kosovo. Respondents were asked whether they supported the air strikes against Serbia, whether they believed reports that the bombing had actually increased the attacks on Kosovar civilians by the Serbian forces, and whether peace in Kosovo was worth the loss of American soldiers' lives. An additional question addressed the March 26, 1999, conviction of Dr. Jack Kevorkian of second-degree murder, for causing the death of a terminally ill patient who asked for his assistance. The results of the poll were announced on the ABC television program "Nightline." Background information on respondents includes sex and political party.

ABC News. ABC News “Nightline” Kosovo Poll #2, March 1999. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999-08-20.

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