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Events Data on American Elite Reactions to European Integration and Atlantic Alliance Cases, 1949-1968 (ICPSR 5203)

Principal Investigator(s): Brewer, Thomas L.


This data collection provides information on the reactions of American elites to situations relating to European integration and Atlantic alliance in the period 1949-1968. Data are provided on the type of elites examined, such as members of the American executive branch, Congressional members, columnists, academicians, and labor leaders, the elites' party affiliations, and their relationship to the administration. Data are also provided on the type of situation examined, the target country to which the situation was directed, the implication for American policy, the possible alternative responses to the situation by the American elites, the duration of the situation, the situation's threat indexes, and the coincidence of the situation with a presidential or congressional election year.

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Events1 Data - Download All Files (0.674 MB)
DS2:  Events2 Data - Download All Files (0.588 MB)
DS3:  Events3 Data - Download All Files (0.598 MB)
DS4:  Events4 Data - Download All Files (0.588 MB)

Study Description


Brewer, Thomas L. EVENTS DATA ON AMERICAN ELITE REACTIONS TO EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND ATLANTIC ALLIANCE CASES, 1949-1968. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05203.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05203.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    educational elites, European unification, foreign affairs, government elites, international alliances, policy, political elites, United States

Geographic Coverage:    Global

Time Period:   

  • 1949--1968

Data Type(s):    event/transaction data

Data Collection Notes:

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Sample:    Congressional members, members of the executive branch, academicians, labor leaders, and columnists, in the United States in the period 1949-1968.

Data Source:



Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 5 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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