On the Issues

Ideological Self-Identification Before Democratic Collapse: The Case of Chile Before 1973

September 11 evokes tragic memories in the U.S. due to the terrorist attacks in 2001. Far south in the Americas in Chile, the date is associated with a different tragedy.

The Long Hot Summer: Riots in 1967

The Summer of Love was not the only nickname given to those months in 1967 when the world seemed to be changing at a record pace.

A Creeping Doubt: Public Support for Vietnam in 1967

In Vietnam, no one called 1967 the Summer of Love.

Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came: Changing Opinions on the Draft

Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1967, a group of students gathered at the Sheep Meadow in Central Park to burn their draft cards.

Going All the Way: Public Opinion and Premarital Sex

Fifty years ago during the Summer of Love, the emerging hippie subculture captured the attention of the nation. Young people outraged their elders with unconventional haircuts, clothes, and music; skeptical attitudes about property and traditional religion, and, perhaps most shockingly, belief in free sexual expression outside the bounds of marriage.
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Center News

Lopez, Musick, Schuldt Join Roper Center Board of Directors

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, the world’s largest archive of public opinion data, welcomes three new members to its Board of Directors ...

2017 Andrew Kohut Fellows Announced

The Roper Center is proud to announce that José Tomás Sánchez Gómez and Claire Liu have been chosen as the inaugural Andrew Kohut Fellows for the summer of 2017 ...

From the Archive

End-of-Life Medical Care: A Cross-Country Poll

In April 2017, the Kaiser Family Foundation in partnership with The Economist released the End-of-Life Medical Care poll, ...

Zika Virus: A Look Back at the 2016 Summer Olympics

In March 2016, the Associated Press and NORC at the University of Chicago conducted a national survey of 1,004 adults to explore Americans’ knowledge about the Zika virus ...

Working-Class Whites: Views on Economy

In September 2016, the Kaiser Family Foundation and CNN released the Working-Class Whites poll of 1,614 national adults, with large oversamples of white, Latinos, and blacks without college degrees (a group defined in this survey as “working-class”) ...

Lemberg Center Poll: Six-City Study on Violence

The Lemberg Center for the Study of Violence at Brandeis University was established after the assassination of President Kennedy ...

The Summer of Love at the State Level

Vietnam, racial tensions, conflicts in the Middle East, the coming election: The hot topics in the 1967 national polls were also reflected at the state level ...
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