ERIC Number: ED459699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan-3
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, January 2002.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of January 2002, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: tensions escalate between Pakistan and India, (January 3-4); the South Asian Regional Cooperation Summit comes to an end and tensions remain high on the India-Pakistan border, U.S. senators meet with Afghanistan's interim leader, Pakistanis prepare for war, military officials prepare for the arrival of al Qaeda and Taliban detainees, and a group of U.S. special forces is sent to the Philippines (January 7-11); India reacts to Pakistan's promise to eradicate terrorism and many Pakistanis are pleased with President Musharraf's approach, a shareholder's lawyer accuses Enron executives of "cooking the books," the New York Stock Exchange moves to de-list Enron stock, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell travels to India and Pakistan, and accounting practices and a "crisis of confidence" in the wake of Enron (January 14-18); nations pledge billions of dollars to rebuild Afghanistan, Kmart files for bankruptcy, American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh arrives in the U.S., and John Walker Lindh makes his first U.S. court appearance (January 22-25); U.S. Defense Secretary Rumsfeld visits Camp X-Ray, Afghan interim leader Hamid Karzai visits the U.S., President Bush delivers his State of the Union Address, and Interim Afghan leader Hamid Karzai tours Ground Zero (January 28-31). (AEF)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, Inc., 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: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.