Nation: Changing Views on Viet Nam

OCTOBER DECEMBER

Do you approve President Nixon's handling of the Viet Nam War?

Approve 45%

Disapprove 50%

Not Sure 5%

Approve 54%

Disapprove 40%

Not Sure 6%

Are you in favor of Immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from South Viet Nam, a faster pace of withdrawals, or the plan put forward by the President to gear U.S. withdrawals to South Vietnamese ability to take over the war effort?*

Immediate 36%

Faster 29%

Nixon Plan 61%

Immediate 32%

Faster 26%

Nixon Plan 65%

Do you agree that Viet Nam is essential to U.S. security?

Agree 41%

Disagree 47%

Not Sure 12%

Agree 52%

Disagree 34%

Not Sure 14%

Do you agree that opposition to the war is led by radicals who don't care...

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