ERIC Number: ED409882
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. June, 1997.
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 June, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: France gets a new government and Prime Minister as the Socialist Party defeats the Conservative Party, widow of Malcolm X in critical condition after sustaining injuries in fire, Oklahoma City bombing case jury finds Timothy McVeigh guilty on all 11 counts, evacuations in Sierra Leone, Ireland peace talks resume, worldwide demonstrations mark the eighth anniversary of China's crackdown in Tiananmen Square, and international observers monitor parliamentary elections in Algeria (June 2-6); election results for the Republic of Ireland, Algerian election marred by controversy, Mideast peace talks revived, U.S. President Clinton proposes 5-year ban on human cloning, violence in the Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), South Korea sends food to North Korea, Dow Jones breaks record high, computer software companies Microsoft and Netscape team up to offer a security program to protect personal privacy on the Internet, and President Clinton signs the Disaster Relief Bill (June 9-13); Timothy McVeigh receives death sentence in Oklahoma City bombing case, 25th anniversary of burglary of Democratic Party headquarters at Watergate, Britain suspends talks with Sinn Fein, European Union leaders meet in Amsterdam, law banning sexual discrimination by schools receiving federal funds is 25 years old, Saudi bombing suspect in custody, pause in Republic of Congo hostilities, Cambodian leader Pol Pot surrenders, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) terrorism suspect is captured, and Russia joins "G-7" to create the Summit of Eight in Denver (CO) (June 16- 20); tobacco companies and attorneys-general of several states hammer out a landmark agreement, Earth Summit opens in New York, Wall Street stock drop, Britain and China agree to early army presence in Hong Kong, U.S. Air Force releases report debunking speculation that aliens crash landed in Roswell (NM) 50 years ago, Ukraine blames former USSR for Chernobyl disaster, a collision causes the latest problem to challenge the MIR space station crew, and Internet users differ over Supreme Court ruling on free speech rights in cyberspace (June 23-27); and the British handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China (June 30). (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides
1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780, Attn: Turner Media (specify date) (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode; electronic versions: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive (or) http: //www.nmis.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.html
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.