Chancellor Adenauer's Trip to Moscow (October 1955)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of refugees from the GDR to the Moscow trip of Adenauer and current political questions. Topics: knowledge about the of Adenauer in Moscow; effect of the trip in regard to German reunification; gain in prestige for Russia from the negotiations; gain in prestige for Adenauer from the negotiations; effort of Adenauer for reunification; agreement with exchange of ambassadors with Russia; release of German prisoners of war in Russia; conference of the four victorious powers in Geneva; Oder-Neisse Line as condition for reunification; negotiations with the GDR government; attitude to the German-German international treaty; legitimation of the GDR government from German-German negotiations; most propable path to reunification; effort of the Federal Government for reunification; effort of the western powers for reunification; contribution of the Federal Government and the GDR government to release of German prisoners of war. Demography: occupation; age; school education; sex; time of fleeing; country of origin; city size; refugee camp. Also encoded was: date of interview; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955-10
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Refugees from the GDR.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 200
    Number of Variables: 48
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3309 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22