Harris, Lou

Harris, (Louis) Lou

(1921–  ) public opinion analyst; born in New Haven, Conn. He worked with Elmo Roper as a political pollster for ten years before founding Louis Harris and Associates (1956), a New York City firm that became known for its sophisticated qualitative public opinion polls for industrial and political clients. He was associated as a pollster with President John F. Kennedy's administration and with CBS and ABC News (1962–80); he also wrote a syndicated newspaper column (1963).
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The duo's idiosyncratic live performances have ensured a staunch following and the sisters are no less popular now than when they broke through in the 70s.They have a list of collaborative credits ( Chieftains, Emmylou Harris, Lou Reed etc ( as long as your arm.