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Study Report

Study Number: LA-101-001-1-1-USA-ICPSR-1995

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: CBS News/New York Times monthly poll #1, February 1995.  [machine-readable data file] / CBS News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 6554

Date Accessioned: 1/20/1997

Number of Files Received: 5

Comments: This CD-ROM [ICPSR PCD96003] contains recently released new data collections from the ICPSR. Beginning in 1996, ICPSR started periodic production and distribution to Official Representatives of CD-ROMs containing copies of data collections that have been recently acquired and released. Collections, or parts thereof, that are either too large or problematic for the CD-ROM media may not be included. Each collection included on this CD-ROM resides in its own subdirectory. In addition to the collection subdirectories, there are two other subdirectories used to organize information files on this and other Periodic Release CD-ROMs: \INFO and \INDEXES.

Access Status: Access restricted to U.W. Madison campus

Date Ordered: 1/20/1997

Documentation: Machine-readable; typically includes codebook and/or SAS, SPSS data definition statements.

Abstract: This poll is part of a continuing series of monthly surveys that solicit public opinion on the presidency and on a range of other political and social issues. Respondents were asked to give their impressions of Bill and Hillary Clinton and to comment on whether the news media had been easier or harder on them compared to other presidents and first ladies. The media's role in determining how well presidents do their jobs was explored as well. Those surveyed were also asked to identify the four presidents whose faces are carved into Mount Rushmore and to give their opinions on which president over the past 200 years had done the best and the worst job. Other questions included whether security measures should be increased at the White House and whether the White House should be considered a national treasure. Background information on respondents includes voter registration status, household composition, vote choice in the 1992 presidential election, political party, political orientation, education, age, sex, race, religious preference, and family income.

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