ERIC Number: ED402900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. November 1-30, 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 November, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: presidential candidates travel the United States searching for votes, FBI searches for Olympic bomber, and Germany's 320,000 Bosnian refugees face expulsion (November 1); Hutu refugees flee, U.S. pilot fires at Iraqi site, Brazil tries to curtail child labor, Russian President Yeltsin undergoes surgery, U.S. President Bill Clinton easily wins re-election, fighting stops in Goma, Zaire, NASA launches satellite to map Mars, and Zaire students storm government over refugee policy (November 4-8); Zaire's rebel leader will allow aid to reach refugees, Latin American summit begins, Evander Holyfield stuns boxing world, Latin American nations, including Cuba, commit to democracy, Saudi planes collide in mid-air, United Nations condemns U.S. Cuba policy, world food summit begins, U.S. troops in Bosnia will not be coming home soon, and violence in St. Petersburg (Russia) (November 11-15); lawsuit against Texaco ends, Russia's new spacecraft (Mars-96) falls into the ocean, CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) accuses career officer of spying for Russia, recent election makes history in Romania, United States vetoes Boutros-Ghali, Pope to visit Cuba, a possible British connection to Zaire crisis, U.S. and Chinese leaders meet, refugees head home to Rwanda, confusion over who burned 23 Christian churches in Indonesia, HUD (Housing and Urban Development) Secretary Cisneros quits Cabinet post, CIA official indicted, and astronauts realign Columbia's telescope and will launch an orbiting lab (November 18-22); hijacked Ethiopian jet crashes, U.S. President Clinton signals new policy of economic cooperation with China, APEC nations agree to cut tariffs on hi-tech telecommunications products, Serbia elections annulled, citizens of Belarus approve new constitution, baseball owners and unions agree to labor contract, and Hutus allege recent Tutsi massacre of 300 refugees (November 25-27). (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Electronic version: gopher:ericir.syr.edu/lesson plans/CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; URL gopher://eric.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN. Videos of the broadcasts, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780, Attn: Turner Media (specify date; $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.