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ERIC Number: ED439671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 113
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1999.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.
These guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for September 1-30, 1999, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to relevant World Wide Web sites, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Venezuela constitutional crisis, Panama's first female president, and the Internet's 30th birthday (September 1-3); unrest in East Timor, Viacom buys CBS, earthquake in Greece, and the international community's response to reports of genocide by pro-Indonesian militia (September 7-10); President Habibie and the military role in East Timor, Hurricane Floyd and preparations in coastal Florida, forecasts for Hurricane Floyd, factors that "feed" a hurricane, and effects of Hurricane Floyd (September 13-17); hardships for victims of Hurricane Floyd, earthquake in Taiwan, Operation Warden in East Timor, aftershocks and damage from the earthquake in Taiwan, cause of violence in East Timor (September 20-24); peacekeeping forces in East Timor, Dan Quayle withdraws his bid for president, groundbreaking for the Smithsonian's Museum of the American Indian, and the 50th anniversary of Communist China (September 27-30). (AEF)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.