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ABC News Reagan Press Conference Poll, March 1987

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • ABC News
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1989-01-10
Language
English
Description
  • Abstract

    This survey was conducted following Reagan's broadcast press conference of March 19, 1987. Respondents' opinions were sought on Reagan's performance as president, the granting of military aid to the Nicaraguan contras, the planned public investigations of the Iran arms affair by Congress, and the decision to grant Lieutenant Colonel North and John Poindexter limited immunity, thus forcing them to talk to the Congressional investigating committees. Respondents also were asked to evaluate Reagan's role in the Iran arms affair and whether they had seen the press conference. Additional questions for those who had seen the press conference included whether Reagan had sincerely tried to answer the questions put to him, if Reagan's performance left the respondent feeling more or less confident about his ability to lead the nation, and whether the Iran arms sales were direct arms for hostages trades. Demographic characteristics of respondents also are included.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1987-03
  • Collection date: 1987-03-19
Sampled Universe
The population of the United States, excluding Alaska and Hawaii, aged 18 and over.
Sampling
Households were selected by random digit dialing.
Note
2006-11-14 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8855 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08855.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

ABC News (1989): ABC News Reagan Press Conference Poll, March 1987. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08855