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Study Report

Study Number: LA-047-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1986

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: ABC News Iran 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: 8643

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This survey was conducted on the evening of November 13, 1986, after President Reagan's press conference. Reagan spoke about United States arms shipments to Iran. Respondents were asked about their knowledge of the situation and their evaluation of Reagan's policy towards Iran. They were asked if they watched the press conference and if so, their opinion of what Reagan said was illicited. Political affiliation and sex were also 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.


DATA TYPE: survey data


TIME PERIOD: November 13, 1986

DATE OF COLLECTION: November 13, 1986

SUBJECT TERMS: armaments. arms trade. demographic characteristics. diplomatic relations. domestic affairs. events. events, international. foreign affairs. international affairs. international interactions. leadership. military affairs. political attitudes and behavior. political party preference. presidential performance. terrorism. weapons systems. Iran. Iran-Contra affair. Reagan, Ronald. United States.

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