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Study Report

Study Number: LA-046-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1986

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: ABC News/Washington Post summit poll, October 1986.  [machine-readable data file] / ABC News  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8642

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This survey was conducted after the summit meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev in Iceland. Respondents were asked to evaluate Reagan's handling of the summit meeting, arms control, and relations with the Soviet Union. They were also asked their opinion of Gorbachev and whether or not the summit would affect which party they would vote for in the upcoming congressional election. In addition, political affiliation, race, and sex were recorded.

SOURCE: telephone interviews

UNIVERSE: The population of the United States aged 18 and over.

SAMPLE: Households were selected by random digit dialing.

NOTE: The data contain blanks.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: Card Image

TIME PERIOD: October 14, 1987

DATE OF COLLECTION: October 14, 1987

SUBJECT TERMS: armaments. armed forces. arms race. conflict. conflict management. congressional elections. demographic characteristics. detente. diplomatic relations. disarmament. domestic affairs. elections. events. events, international. foreign affairs. international affairs. international interactions. international transactions. interstate security conflicts. leadership. major power dyadic interactions. military affairs. national security strength. nuclear test ban. political attitudes and behavior. political party preference. presidential performance. terrorism. treaties. weapons systems. Gorbachev, Mikhail. Reagan, Ronald. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. United States.

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