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Title: National Survey, June 1983      
dateReleased:
08-23-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.4/USCBSNYT1983-JUNE
ID:
hdl:1902.4/USCBSNYT1983-JUNE
description:
This survey covers the following issues and topics: Reagan's job performance in general and regarding foreign policy and the economy; most/least liked feature about the Reagan presidency; first/second most important problem facing country; political party better able to handle this problem; Reagan deserving of reelection; rating of: Ronald Reagan, Reubin Askew, Alan Cranston, Gary Hart, Ernest Hollings, Jesse Jackson; most/least liked quality about John Glenn/Walter Mondale; preferred Democratic nominee in 1984: Mondale, Jackson, Hollings, Hart, Glenn, Cranston, Askew; preferred Republican nominee if Reagan does not run; a President should try new/stay with familiar approaches to problem solving; concern for the poor and elderly vs. cut government bureaucracy; differences in candidates' policies vs. ways to unite conflicting groups; fear of Reagan getting U.S. into a war; Reagan's concern for needs and problems of others; control of government: Reagan vs. advisors; current problems caused by Reagan/previous administration; Reagan's physical fitness; Reagan's need to compromise more; state of Reagan's promise to: balance the budget, decrease inflation, reduce nuclear weapons, cut unemployment; interest in professional tennis; favorite tennis player; opinion of John McEnroe; tennis players who get angry with officials: spoiled brats vs. intense competitors; American's relations with other countries better/worse than in 1980; Reagan's arms control proposals: sincere vs. means to quiet critics; nuclear freeze with Soviet Union: Reagan's policies generate respect vs. problems for U.S. in Soviet Union, Europe, Central America; U.S. support for government in El Salvador; Soviet vs. Cuban responsibility for political unrest in Central America; importance of El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua to U.S. defense interest; ways to stop Communist take over in El Salvador: give more aid, send U.S Military advisors/combat troops; need for U.S. to negotiate with rebel forces in El Salvador, even if Communists obtain some power; U.S. support in Nicaragua; morality of supporting Nicaraguan rebels; Republican vs. Democratic party: more likely to Keep U.S. out of war, make right decision abo ut defense, handle future problems; end of recession/beginning of recovery; Reagan's economic policies and recession; Personal helped /hurt by Reagan's economic program; U.S. economy helped/hurt by Reagan's economic program, long-term effect of economic policy; willingness to give up 10% income tax cut to help reduce deficit; need to reduce unemployment quickly/ gradually; limits on foreign imports; teacher evaluations; willingness to pay $200 more per year in taxes for teacher evaluations; effect of government spending on public schools; need to increase/decrease /maintain federal aid to education; Republican vs. Democratic party as a better able to: handle inflation, unemployment, foreign competition, and insure strong economic recovery; voter registration; financial situation today vs. one year ago.
description:
CBS News and The New York Times, 2007, "National Survey, June 1983"
name:
CBS News and The New York Times
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997