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ERIC Number: ED421974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Pages: 159
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. July 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. The daily CNN Newsroom broadcast is supported by a Daily Classroom Guide, written by professional educators. These classroom guides are designed to accompany CNN Newsroom broadcasts for a given month, and include suggestions for class discussion for top stories, business, cultural, and world events. Top stories in this July 1998 guide include: U.S. missile strikes a radar site; wildfires continue to threaten rural Florida; Chinese officials call Clinton's visit a full success; a world-famous motor speedway becomes home to those forced out by Florida's fires; tough economic times signal political difficulties for Russia's President Yeltsin; the United Nations grants additional diplomatic rights to the Palestinians; a call for stricter gun control legislation launches a crossfire of debate; the Clinton Administration launches a $2 Billion anti-drug campaign; France wins the World Cup trophy; a controversy over Protestant parades threatens to shatter Northern Ireland's fragile peace; the public seems unconcerned about the threat of the "millennium bug"; Congress's plans for the HMO system; a Secret Service agent fights a subpoena; the government issues its second annual report on the state of America's children; Nigeria takes its first steps on the path to democracy and announces plans for elections in 1999; Texans continue to endure a triple-digit heat wave; Alan Shepard, the first American in space, dies; President Clinton promises relief for those suffering from summer's heat; two Capitol security officers are killed in the line of duty Friday; two slain officers lie in state under the United States Capitol rotunda; the Independent Council grants Monica Lewinsky immunity from prosecution in exchange for her testimony; and Clinton volunteers to become the first sitting U.S. president to testify in a criminal investigation; and Japan's new man in charge chooses a finance minister to tackle the nation's economic woes. (AEF)
Turner Learning, Inc., 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19607; phone: 1-800-344-6219; electronic version: (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: 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.