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ERIC Number: ED411773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1997.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
CNN Newsroom is a daily 15-minute news program specifically produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for September 2-29, 1997, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Princess Diana's death; investigation by French authorities into Princess Diana's death; debate about British monarchy and preparations for Princess Diana's funeral; suicide bombs in a Jerusalem mall; death of Mother Teresa of Calcutta; good and bad news on the Mir space station; United States Secretary of State Albright heads for the Middle East; NASA's Mars "Global Surveyor" goes into orbit; mourning for Mother Teresa's death; Mother Teresa's funeral; Northern Ireland peace talks; famine in North Korea; the United States opts not to sign the Oslo Landmine Ban Treaty; Chelsea Clinton heads for college; Attorney General Janet Reno reviews charges of illegal fundraising against President Clinton and Vice President Gore; Yugoslavia elections; United States Congressional hearings on the Internal Revenue Service; the "Little Rock Nine" and the 40-year anniversary in the fight to desegregate public schools; Mir repairs and United States assistance; and United States astronaut David Wolf to board Mir. (AEF)
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 1-800-344-6219.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.