Charting the National Mood at the Start of Campaign '92
Large swings in the national mood are a staple of contemporary politics. Also, the 1991 elections offer lessons for '92, differences and similarities between US and Japanese women, and polling in the final days of the Soviet Union.
America in the World
Public opinion on issues such as military leadership, immigration, foreign aid, the Middle East and trade, shows active support for a strong US role in world affairs. Also, problems with call-in polling after George Bush's State of the Union speech…
The Uniting of America?
America was built by people of diverse ethnic, language and cultural backgrounds, but the country's strength lies in a widely shared commitment to a set of societal and political beliefs. Also, patterns in support for George Bush, Bill Clinton and…
The Nation's Mood...and how it will shape the '92 elections
Call it angst or malaise, Americans are in a grumpy mood going into the 1992 election. Also, generational looks at politics past and present, men outscore women in tests of political knowledge, and the growing clout of Hispanic voters.
Politics '92: Down the Stretch
Poll data shows a summer of volatility. Also, tracking problems within the American family, and the political mood in Canada is one of complaints and compromises.
It's Finally Over: Lessons from Campaign '92
Three perspectives on political change, a new party, a parliamentary system and a return to party government. Also, support for and criticism of the polling industry's performance in the election, and some mostly cloudy views of the American economy.