ERIC Number: ED401877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, October 1-31, 1996.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of October, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: the Middle East peace summit in Washington, DC, Israel's Netanyahu and Palestine's Arafat meet privately at the White House, federal judge dismisses Perot lawsuit; peace eludes Mideast leaders, search continues for downed Peruvian jet, and baseball's umpires threaten to strike in dispute regarding player discipline (October 1-4); U.S. President Clinton and challenger Bob Dole square off in first of two televised presidential debates, car bombs explode in Northern Ireland, British troops are extra vigilant in the wake of Monday's bombings, Pope has surgery, Al Gore and Jack Kemp face off in vice-presidential debate, and Netanyahu's rocky relationship with Jordan's King Hussein creates new tension in the Middle East (October 7-11); Dole camp questions the Clinton camp's ethics over a huge campaign gift donated by an Indonesian billionaire, investors cheer as the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a new high of 6000, King Hussein travels to the West Bank as show of support for the Palestinians, Somalia cease-fire, Clinton and Dole clash in final presidential debate, and Boris Yeltsin fires Security Advisor (October 14-18); Nicaraguans encounter long lines and long lists of candidates as they vote for their next president, South Africa tries to heal wounds of human rights abuse victims after decades of apartheid, India's tigers will be extinct in five years unless something is done immediately, winds fuel California fires, as Election '96 nears, the candidates are on the fast track to garner support, and Ross Perot won't back out of the race for Dole, and has turned his attention to Clinton's ethics (October 21-25); FBI clears suspect Richard Jewell in all charges stemming from Olympic Park bombing, the state of the U.S. economy takes center stage in last few days of presidential campaigning, GOP leaders accuse the Democratic Party of illegal campaigning, and President Clinton sidesteps potential political minefields. (October 28-31). (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: gopher://ericir.syr.edu/lessonplans/CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; URL gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN/
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.