When Bombs Fall, Polls Rise

A bounce in the polls has followed military action taken by the past four Presidents. The benefit can be fleeting, however -- President Clinton's popularity is already falling again.

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CREDIT: The Gallup Organization

New York Times/CBS poll

CAPTION: CARTER

After Iranian rescue effort

REAGAN

After Grenada incursion

BUSH

After air attacks on Iraq began

CLINTON

After attack on Iraqi intelligence headquarters

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