On the Issues

Assassination Nation: Public Responses to King and Kennedy in 1968

In 1968, even more so than in most years, the news was bleak – the carnage in Vietnam, race riots, violence in the streets at the Democratic National Convention.

Waco, Branch Davidians, and Changing Perceptions

Twenty-five years ago this week, federal and Texas state law officers laid siege to the Waco, TX Branch Davidian compound, where they believed cult members had been stockpiling weapons and

Irish Peace and the Good Friday Agreement of 1998

The Good Friday Agreement of April 10, 1998 was an historic moment in the long Irish peace process.

50 Years After 1968

The year that rocked the world and changed the United States forever, 1968 is remembered as a time of societal divisions and cultural shifts.

Tensions with North Korea: The 1968 Pueblo Incident

Over the last few months, tensions between the United States and North Korea have been high. Fifty years ago, the two countries faced a crisis that found nearly half of
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Center News

But I Post My Data on My Website!

Not too long ago, researchers interested in using datasets relied on data archives as a matter of necessity.

Metadata at Roper: Building Usability

Since moving to Cornell in late 2015, the Roper Center has been rebuilding its archival structure and replacing old systems with new technology.

From the Archive

US-Russia Survey: A Cross-Country Poll

In December 2017, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in partnership with the Yuri Levada Analytical Center released the 2017 US-Russia Survey, a cross-country poll of adults in Russia and the United States.

1968 in Datasets

Datasets from 1968 reflected the concerns of the day. At the national level, Gallup polls covered public attitudes on the biggest stories in the news

Puerto Rico’s Recovery After Hurricane Maria

In October 2017, the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a survey exploring Americans' knowledge and views regarding Hurricane Maria's impact on Puerto Rico.
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