- 21+ aged, general public, USA, 1959
- N = 1549
- Non Response:
- Authors's label
- Positive evaluation of present national situation
- Our Classification
- Closed question rated on an 11-point self-anchoring scale:
"Suppose your greatest hopes for (name of country) are at the top, your worst fears at the bottom. Where would you put (name of country) on the ladder at the present time?"