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ERIC Number: ED419485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May
Pages: 123
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. May 1-29, 1998.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
CNN Newsroom is a daily 15-minute commercial-free news program specifically produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. These guides are designed to accompany the program broadcasts for May 1-29, 1998. Top stories include: effects of a labor strike on Denmark's economy (May 1); the new currency of the European Union, the "euro" (May 4); attempts at Middle East peace agreements in London (May 5); a new proposal by the United States aimed at jumpstarting the Mideast peace process (May 6); an explosion in space (May 7); an international merger, creating the world's fifth largest automaker (May 8); Sinn Fein approves the Northern Ireland peace agreement (May 11); the international community reacts to nuclear testing by India (May 12); attention on the"Seinfeld" finale (May 13); President Clinton calls for tough sanctions against India for its nuclear testing (May 14); violence over the economic and political situation in Indonesia (May 15); the 50th anniversary of the "Declaration of Human Rights" (May 18); the United States Department of Justice accuses Microsoft of unfair competition in the software industry (May 19); Indonesian President Suharto's resignation (May 21); Northern Ireland's citizens approve the peace accord (May 26); students at Thurston High return to school (May 27); a High School in Oregon is the site of gun violence (May 22); firefighters battle blazes in Florida (May 28); and Pakistan defies threats of international sanctions and denotes five nuclear devices (May 29). (AEF)
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Ave., Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 800-344-6219; electronic version: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.html (specify date, videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.