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Online Poll

Is it more important to you to express your style and wear the zoot suit, or do you think it's better to conform to conventional pressures, under the circumstances?

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Wear the zoot suitWear the zoot suit: 64%
Don't wear itDon't wear it: 33%

If rationing weren't a factor -- if the nation weren't at war -- would you have a different opinion?

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Wear the zoot suitWear the zoot suit: 70%
Don't wear itDon't wear it: 27%


Total number of poll participants: 6527

Of the participants polled thus far, 3393 watched at least half of the film; of those, 1436 said the film influenced their vote.



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