Faces of Youth
Society is moving past making broad generalizations about groups of people, except the young. Also, how the terrorist attacks have affected Americans as consumers, and the debate over polling just after September 11th.
Among Us Always
Five years after welfare reform, Americans continue to struggle with assessing poverty and how to help the have-nots. Also, how personal values shape perceptions of other cultures, and responsible polling in the wake of 9/11.
Field of Genes
Our views of biotechnology are an evolving muddle of knowledge and ignorance, science and religion, hope and fear, Also, some surprising aspects of campaign finance reform, and how events can change the meaning of survey questions and complicate…
This Just In!
The media's long-term slide in public approval got an unexecuted boost after September 11th. Also, people may be more trusting in government, but to do what? And the weird world of conspiracies.
America looks back on a turbulent year since the September 11th terrorist attacks. Also, the false potential of the presidential pulpit and the long history of support for the environment.
Elections 2002: Voters Take Control
Razor-thin majorities in Congress and an incredibly popular president heighten interest in the midterm races. Also, an interview with polling veteran Burns W. "Bud" Roper and a global look at how people spend their time.