ERIC Number: ED447784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, October 2000.
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 October 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Chinese authorities detain Falun Gong protesters on Tiananmen Square and Pope John Paul II angers China by canonizing Chinese martyrs, U.S. presidential candidates prepare for the first presidential debate, U.S. presidential candidates debate education issues, Danville, Kentucky prepares for the first U.S. vice presidential debate, and Yugoslav protesters seize parliament (October 2-6); Yugoslavian president Vojislav Kostunica takes office, recent clashes between Arabs and Israelis concern neighboring Arab states, North Korea observes 55 years of communism with celebrations, Al Gore and George W. Bush meet in the second presidential debate, and Violence in the Mideast and an attack on a U.S. ship in Yemen have far-reaching consequences, concern over Mideast tensions threaten tight oil supply, hope of a Mideast peace (October 9-13); investigation of the attack on the USS Cole continues, Jerusalem's Arabs and Jews share a pessimistic outlook on the peace process, Middle East clashes continue despite an Israeli-Palestinian agreement, a memorial service is held for the crew of the USS Cole, and the U.S. Senate to ease Cuban trade sanctions (October 16-20); Israeli Prime Minister Barak calls for a "time out" from the peace process, U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visits North Korea, AT&T to unveil a breakup plan designed to boost shareholder value, one expert predicts an especially severe flu season, and the Pentagon reviews U.S. warship security procedures (October 23-27); prescription drug coverage is an important issue for U.S. presidential candidates, and U.S. presidential candidates' views on gun control differ (October 30-31). (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, 33 S. Delaware Avenue, Yardley, PA 19067 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Fax: 215-579-8589. For full text: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.