ERIC Number: ED413877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, November 1-30, 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 November 1997, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: U.S. leaders call for the use of force as Iraq refuses to permit access for American weapons inspectors, United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General sends a team to Iraq to effect a compromise, results of off-year elections in some U.S. states, Russian space shuttle Mir's Cosmonauts take a space walk, and talks in France break up without ending a crippling truckers' strike (November 3-7); standoff continues between Iraq and the U.N., a dam on the Yangtze River will have far-reaching effects in China, U.S. President Clinton backs off bid for fast track legislation, WorldCom Inc. buys MCI, Unabomber trial begins, assassinations in Pakistan, guilty verdict in World Trade Center bombing, and Iraq expels American weapons inspectors, leading to the withdrawal of the entire U.N. team (November 10-14); Iraq remains defiant despite the U.N. Security Council's condemnation, massacre at popular Egypt tourist site, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) closes probe into TWA flight 800 crash, NASA launches the shuttle Columbia on her 24th mission, Iowan gives birth to septuplets, and the crisis in Iraq is averted (November 17-21); and Pacific Rim nations meet to discuss trade at a time when some are questioning President Clinton's international leadership, astronauts conduct a spacewalk to retrieve a spinning satellite, APEC's agenda is focusing on halting the drastic slide in Asian markets, APEC leaders try to convince the world that the region's economy is doing well, and Winnie Mandela faces accusations (November 24-26). (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Electronic version: URL: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive; 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780, Attn: Turner Media (specify date) (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.