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Title: Roper Fortune # 17: War/Politics/Government/The Election/Parties [USRFOR1940-017]
Survey Sponsor: Fortune Magazine
Survey Firm: The Roper Organization
Study Date: May, 1940
Sample: National adult
Sample Size: 5235
Variables: 34
Abstract: Keep US out of war: Republican v.s. Democratic Party (1); things next administration should/should not do (10); most important problem for next administration (2); foreign trade (1); re-elect Roosevelt (3); 1928 presidential election (1); 1932 presidential election (1); 1936 presidential election (1); changing political parties (1); Republican nomination for president (3); government and business (1).
Weight: None
Usage Note: Refer to this article for a full explanation of the Economic Level variable: This dataset was converted from Binary to ASCII. The variable cross-reference file (VXREF) describes the column changes

Fortune Magazine. Roper Fortune # 17: War/Politics/Government/The Election/Parties, May, 1940 [dataset]. USRFOR1940-017, Version . The Roper Organization [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Feb-18-2018.


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