Answers to a Poll: Let's Talk

A large number of Americans generally accept President Reagan's view of the Soviet regime, but they have doubts about the wisdom of his Administration's policies. While they approve of the President's assertive military approach, they believe he should put more emphasis on negotiations. They see the need to reduce the danger of nuclear war as the No. 1 problem confronting the nation, and they do not feel Reagan is handling that problem well. They want Reagan to meet Soviet Leader Yuri Andropov in a summit.

These are the main findings that emerge from a public opinion poll conducted for TIME by Yankelovich,...

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