ERIC Number: ED423882
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1998.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of September, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: the reaction of world markets to Russia's Duma rejection of Viktor Chernomyrdin as prime minister, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounds after the previous day's huge sell-off, and investigators look for clues behind the crash of Swissair Flight 111 (September 1-4); investigators locate black box from Swissair Flight 111 and Mark McGwire ties record with 61st homerun, political and economic crises create a sense of panic in Russia, the Independent Council delivers its report on the investigation of President Clinton to the House of Representatives, Ken Starr's report hits the Internet (September 8-11); Former Alabama governor George Wallace dies at age 79 and the White House conducts Starr Report-related damage control, historians analyze George Wallace's political life, the public and pundits disagree over the future of the Clinton presidency, Russia faces a continuing financial crisis and political uncertainty, and Washington remains in turmoil as the debate over the President's conduct continues (September 14-18); videotapes of the President's testimony are released, the nationwide political debate over President Clinton's testimony, the race for Germany's chancellor, continued debate over the President's fate, and the full House of Representatives could vote on the question of impeachment hearings in two weeks (September 21-25); Germany's ousting of Helmut Kohl, progress in Mideast peace process, and Israelis and Palestinians reach agreements on territory and terrorism (September 28-30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Drive, Suite 120, Newtown, PA 18940; Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll-Free), (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode; specify date); Web site: http://learning.tutor.com/guidearchive or http://www.nmix.org/newsinteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.htm l
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.