THE ECONOMY: The People v. Tax Cut

Leaving Washington for the ten-day Easter recess, many a member of Congress took with him a firm conviction that he was going to find tax-cut sentiment running strong back home. Far from it, says roving Public-Opinion Canvasser Samuel Lubell, 46, self-styled "old doorbell ringer," whose intimate knowledge of the home front has given him a record of remarkable accuracy in calling the last two presidential elections.

Using his special detailed-interview approach, rather than the pollster technique of one or two either-or questions, Lubell talked with hundreds of "housewives, farmers, workers, storekeepers, clerks and businessmen" in six farm counties and 15 cities....

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