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Reagan / Poll #282688

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1982
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(Studio) "CBS-New York Times" poll reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Poll with regard to public approval of Reagan detailed. [REAGAN - February 10, 1982, expresses confidence.] For. policy rating noted dropping. El Salvador issue said prominent. Other areas where President's rating has dropped cited, especially economy [REAGAN - February 18, 1982, believes nation wants ntl. security preserved.] Sample cited favoring reduction in defense spending. [REAGAN - in same speech, holds to tax cut.] Public said disagreeing. [REAGAN - quotes Milton Friedman, with regard to welfare.] Public said disagreeing. Social Security noted. Most said believing, however, Reagan program will aid economy; said still believed handling economy better than Jimmy Carter.

Rather, Dan

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