ERIC Number: ED399929
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, September 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the weekday Cable News Network Newsroom broadcasts for the month of September, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and lists of related news terms. Topics covered include: the Iraqi ground force attack on the Kurd faction in Arbil; the U.S. launch of missiles against Iraq; Iraq challenge of the expanded no-fly zone; and Hurricane Fran causes power outages and flooding across North Carolina (September 3-6); U.S. east coast residents begin cleanup after Hurricane Fran; President Clinton urges Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Syrian President Hafez Assad to restart Mideast peace talks; the United Nations General Assembly approves a nuclear test ban treaty; United States sends more warplanes to Iraq; Hurricane Hortense strengthens; Olympic Park bombing investigation update; and the United States deploys more fighter planes and a second aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf (September 9-13); U.S.-Iraq policy; Bosnians hold elections for new government; Space shuttle Atlantis encounters problems after lift-off; Commission on Presidential Debates refuses to allow Reform Party candidate Ross Perot to participate in debates; U.S. troops head to Kuwait; Atlantis and MIR dock and Shannon Lucid begins journey home; and Internet privacy (September 15-20); President Clinton and Bob Dole prepare for debates while Ross Perot prepares for a lawsuit and media campaign; Boris Yeltsin's medical condition; violence in Pakistan; nuclear test ban treaty does not necessarily mean the end of nuclear weapons; violence on the West Bank between Israelis and Palestinians; Mideast peace process continues to unravel; and Shannon Lucid returns home (September 23-27); and President Clinton invites Mideast leaders to peace summit (September 30). (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (specify date; videos, $10.95 per episode). Electronic version: firstname.lastname@example.org, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.