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The Resource CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997, CBS NewsThe New York Times, (electronic resource)

CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997, CBS NewsThe New York Times, (electronic resource)

Label
CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997
Title
CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997
Statement of responsibility
CBS NewsThe New York Times
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This special topic poll, fielded January 14-17, 1997, was undertaken to assess public opinion prior to Bill Clinton's second-term inauguration as President of the United States. Respondents gave their opinions of President Clinton and his handling of the presidency and issues such as foreign policy and the economy, as well as of Hillary Clinton and her handling of the role of first lady. Those polled voiced their concerns about President Clinton's upcoming second term in office, whether he or the Republicans in Congress would have more influence over the country's direction, whether they would be able to work together to solve issues such as Medicare funding and campaign finance reform, and whether recent scandals would interfere with the president's ability to do his job. Respondents rated the condition of the country, the economy, and their own personal lives, and identified the most important problems facing the nation and the United States Congress. Several questions addressed how much respondents trusted the federal government, whether hearings should be held to investigate illegal campaign contributions taken by the Democratic party from foreign businessmen, and whether people needed to take more individual responsibility to solve the country's problems. Views were also elicited on Vice President Al Gore, Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, the United States Congress, and the Republican and Democratic parties. Additional topics focused on the recently passed welfare reform bill, organized prayer in public schools, balancing the federal budget, the Whitewater real estate development project, the Paula Jones lawsuit, how often respondents did volunteer work, and which team they hoped would win the upcoming Super Bowl. Demographic variables include sex, age, education, race, household income, religious preference, type of residential area (e.g., urban or... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04585
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • CBS News
  • New York Times Company
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • CBS News/New York Times Poll Series
Series volume
  • 4585
  • 4585
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Balanced budget
  • Campaign finance reform
  • Clinton, Bill
  • Clinton, Hillary
  • Congressional elections (US House)
  • Democratic Party (USA)
  • Federal budget
  • Gingrich, Newt
  • Gore, Al
  • Jones, Paula
  • Medicare
  • National economy
  • Prayer in schools
  • Presidency
  • Presidential approval
  • Public opinion
  • Republican Party (USA)
  • Responsibility
  • Social Security
  • United States Congress
  • Volunteers
  • Welfare reform
  • Whitewater inquiry
Target audience
specialized
Label
CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997, CBS NewsThe New York Times, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642024
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04585.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04585
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871748
  • (OCoLC)190871748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04585
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871748
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file + SAS supplemental syntax file + Stata supplemental syntax file + data collection instrument.
Label
CBS News/New York Times Pre-Inauguration Poll, January 1997, CBS NewsThe New York Times, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2008-01-04
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Data File
Control code
MIU01000000000000005642024
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
The terms of use for this study can be found at http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/TERMS/04585.xml AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190871748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04585
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871748
  • (OCoLC)190871748
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04585
  • (OCoLC)ocn190871748
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
1 data file + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file + SPSS setup file + Stata setup file + SAS supplemental syntax file + Stata supplemental syntax file + data collection instrument.

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