ERIC Number: ED427764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. January 1999.
Cable News Network, 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 Daily Classroom Guides support broadcasts of CNN Newsroom for January 1999. Each guide contains program rundowns for that day's broadcast, discussion activities, and links to external Web sites. Top stories include: introduction of the Euro; Senate prepares for the President's impeachment trial; the Clinton Administration announces a policy change towards Cuba; Senate convenes for the trial of the President; the trial of President Clinton formally begins (January 4-8); House managers and White House lawyers prepare for the trial of President Clinton in the Senate; the prosecution and defense submit their summaries in the impeachment case against President Clinton; the war of words between the White House and the prosecution; the Senate becomes the setting for the second impeachment trial in history; and the House managers begin their case on this first day of impeachment proceedings (January 11-15); the White House defense team presents its case to the Senate; Yugoslav authorities defy demands for an investigation into Friday's massacre in Kosovo; President Clinton delivers his State of the Union Address to Congress; the White House continues its defense before the Senate; and Yugoslav authorities crack down on rebel forces in Kosovo (January 18-22); the Senate could dismiss the impeachment case or call witnesses; the Senate meets to consider possible courses of action in the impeachment trial; the battle over witnesses continues in the impeachment trial; the Senate votes to continue the impeachment trial with witnesses; and Republican senators feel political heat as they determine the next step in the impeachment trial (January 25-29). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Media, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas A & M International Univ., Laredo.
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.