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JFK ASSASSINATION POLLS

 

JFK ASSASSINATION POLLS

The Kennedy Assassination

AP-GfK Poll conducted by GfK Roper Public Affairs & Corporate Communications. April 11-15, 2013. N=1,004 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.9.

           

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"Turning now to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963: Do you think that one man was responsible for the assassination of President Kennedy, or do you think that others were involved in a conspiracy?"

           

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    One man Others
involved
Unsure Refused  
    % % % %  
  4/11-15/13 24 59 16 1  

 

Gallup Poll. Nov. 10-12, 2003. Nationwide.

           

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"Turning now to the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963: Do you think that one man was responsible for the assassination of President Kennedy, or do you think that others were involved in a conspiracy?" Form A (N=533 adults, MoE 5)

           

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    One man Others
involved
Unsure    
    % % %    
  11/03 19 75 6    
  3/01 13 81 6    
  11/93 15 75 10    
           

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"There have been many theories about who was involved in the assassination. I'd like to know if you think any of the following were involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Do you think [see below] was/were involved in the assassination, or don't you think so?" Form B (N=471 adults, MoE 5)

           

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    Involved Not
involved
Unsure    
    % % %    
  The mafia 37 56 7    
  The CIA 34 60 6    
  Lyndon Johnson 18 75 7    
  The Cubans 15 78 7    
  The Soviet Union 15 77 8    

 

ABC News Poll. Nov. 5-9, 2003. N=1,031 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

           

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"As you may know, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963, 40 years ago this month. From what you know about it, do you think the important facts about the assassination have been reported or do you think there are still important unanswered questions about the assassination?" Options rotated

           

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    Been
Reported
Still
Questions
No
Opinion
 

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  11/03 29 65 7  

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  11/83 18 76 6  

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"Do you feel the Kennedy assassination was the work of one man, or was it part of a broader plot?"

           

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    One Man Broader
Plot
No
Opinion
 

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  11/03 22 70 8  

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"Do you think Lee Harvey Oswald was the only gunman in the Kennedy assassination, do you think there was another gunman in addition to Oswald there that day, or do you think Oswald was not involved in the assassination at all?"

           

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Oswald
Another
Gunman
Oswald
Not Involved
No
Opinion

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  11/03 32 51 7 10

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"Do you think there was or was not an official cover-up to keep the public from learning the truth about the Kennedy assassination?"

           

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    Was Was Not No
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  11/03 68 24 8  

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FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Oct. 14-15, 2003. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3.

           

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"This November is the 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Do you feel that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was the act of one individual or part of a larger conspiracy?"

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  Individual 25  

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  Conspiracy 66  

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  Not sure 9  

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"Do you think that we know all the facts about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy or do you think there was a cover-up?"

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  Know all the facts 14  

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  There was a cover-up 74  

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  Not sure 12  

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"Do you think the government should conduct another investigation of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?"

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  Yes 20  

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  No 74  

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  Not sure 6  

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CBS News Poll. Nov. 16-17, 1998. N=1,118 adults nationwide.
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    11/16-17/98 5/6-7/98    
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"Do you think one man -- Lee Harvey Oswald -- was responsible for the assassination of President Kennedy, or do you think there were others involved?"
  One man, Oswald 10 10    
  Others involved 76 74    
  Don't know/No answer 14 16    
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"Do you think there was an official cover-up to keep the public from learning the truth about the Kennedy assassination?"
  Yes, a cover-up 74 68    
  No 13 18    
  Don't know/No answer 13 14    
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"Do you think that eventually we will know the whole story about the Kennedy assassination, or do you think we will never really know about what happened?"
  Yes, will know 19 11    
  No, will never know 77 84    
  Other (vol.) 1 2    
  Don't know/No answer 3 3