Intersection of Personal and National History, 1985: [United States] (ICPSR 9257)

Published: Feb 17, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Howard Schuman; Philip E. Converse

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These data explore the ways in which national and world events occurring over the past 50 years have affected respondents' lives and the lives of their families. A representative sample of Americans was queried about memories of important people, war-related issues including lessons learned from the Vietnam War, civil rights, and economic issues.

Schuman, Howard, and Converse, Philip E. Intersection of Personal and National History, 1985:  [United States]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-17.

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National Science Foundation (SES-8410078)


National probability sample selected through random digit dialing.

All adult residents of the United States 18 years of age and older.

telephone interviews

survey data




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