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1. Would RFK have defeated Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey to win the Democratic presidential nomination in 1968?

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YesYes: 95%
NoNo: 4%


2. Would Robert Kennedy have won the presidency over Republican candidate Richard Nixon?

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YesYes: 94%
NoNo: 5%


3. As president, would Robert Kennedy have gotten American troops out of Vietnam earlier than 1975?

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YesYes: 93%
NoNo: 6%


4. The Republican party has won six of the last nine presidential contests, and generally made gains at all levels of government since the late 1960s. If Robert Kennedy had been elected president in 1968, would the Democratic party be appreciably stronger today, or would American politics have taken the same general course?

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YesYes, the Democratic party would be stronger today: 85%
NoNo, American politics would have taken the same general course: 14%


Total number of poll participants: 4686

Of the participants polled thus far, 3042 watched at least half of the film; of those, 1258 said the film influenced their vote.

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