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Study Report

Study Number: LA-015-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1966

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: Public opinion and the war in Vietnam, Winter 1966.  [machine-readable data file] / Brody, Richard A.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7295

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: Information for the study was obtained from 1,497 respondents, 2 cards of data per respondent, in the form of 80 variables. This survey, conducted by the National Opinion Research Center, was administered in February and March, 1966, to a cross-section of the adult population in the United States. The study was designed to elicit opinions about the involvement of the United States in Vietnam. Questions covered the usual demographic variables, problems in the news, the respondents' vote in 1964, the number of years they served in the armed forces, their knowledge of the Vietnam war and their opinion on what the government should do now in Vietnam.

SUBJECT TERMS: armed forces. political attitudes and behavior. Asia. Southeast Asia. United States. Vietnam. Vietnam War.


Verba, Sidney, and Richard A. Brody, et al. ''Public Opinion and the War in Vietnam,'' American Political Science Review, 61 (June 1967). Page, Benjamin, and Richard A. Brody. ''Policy Voting and the Electoral Process: The Vietnam War Issue,'' American Political Science Review, 65 (September 1972). Verba, Sidney, and Richard A. Brody. ''Participation, Preferences, and the War in Vietnam,'' Public Opinion Quarterly, (Fall 1970).

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