ERIC Number: ED429562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. February 1999.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of February, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to related World Wide Web sites, and lists of related news terms. Topics include: Monica Lewinsky scheduled to be deposed for the Senate, Monica Lewinsky testifies, Vernon Jordan testifies for House managers, White House Aide Sidney Blumenthal offers testimony in the impeachment trial, Senators vote to allow excerpts of taped witness testimony to be played before closing arguments (February 1-5); the death of Jordan's King Hussein, House prosecutors and White House lawyers wrap-up impeachment arguments, efforts to open Senate's deliberations fall short by eight votes, politicians consider how the impeachment will impact elections in the year 2000, Senate enters the final phase of impeachment deliberations (February 8-12); the President is acquitted on both Articles of Impeachment, Iraq threatens to attack U.S. and British bases in Turkey if allied planes continue to patrol Iraqi no-fly zones, Kurdish demonstrators protest throughout Europe in support of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan, Kurdish demonstrators continue their global protest, NATO prepares to send troops to Kosovo (February 15-19); new deadline for a peace agreement looms over Serbia, the war of words and weapons escalates as negotiators try to reach a peace deal for Kosovo, background report on the recent history of Kosovo, "hate" is alive and well in the U.S., new fears over the ongoing conflict in Kosovo (February 22-26). (DLS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Media, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, Learning Activities, News Media, News Reporting, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Drive, Suite 120, Newtown, PA 18940-3425; Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Web site: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive or http://www.nmis.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.htm (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.