Series
Assignment: The World
Episode
1981-11-12
Producing Organization
WXXI (Television station : Rochester, N.Y.)
Contributing Organization
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-526-d795718s4f
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Description
Episode Description
This program covers Secretary of Health and Human Services Richard Schweiker's proposed plan to change Medicaid and Medicare programs, Israeli jets entering Saudi Arabian airspace, the first public appearance of Press Secretary James Brady after being injured in the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, and a parade celebrating the 64th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.
Series Description
"ASSIGNMENT: THE WORLD is a 15 minutes weekly new program for 4th-6th graders. It covers world and national events while explaining why these events are important. The immediacy of the series is a key element with scripts often being rewritten fifteen minutes before taping. The 11/12 1981 program submitted contain LEAD STORY. Proposed Health Care Cuts.THIS WEEK IN WORLD HISTORY. Brief stories describing events that took place during week in history.ADDITIONAL NEWS. Stories covering the week's events, [i.e.], Middle East Tension, Presidential Press Secretary, Soviet Parade.POP QUIZZES. Three quick multiple choice questions assure students' involvement and keep tem alert.CLUES IN THE NEWS ANSWERS. Three clues from the previous week are answered.FEATURE. A trip to a candy maker, shot on location.ISSUE. Video games. Each week a new public interest issue is selected to motivate class discussion. Students are encouraged to send in their opinions of this issue.MAILBAG. A look at the student response to the issue aired 2 weeks ago.CLUES IN THE NEWS. Three new clues on events that will be newsworthy the following week are presented. Students must read newspapers, etc. to determine what the news stories will be about."--1981 Peabody Awards entry form.
Broadcast Date
1981-11-12
Asset type
Episode
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:15:32.308
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Credits
Producing Organization: WXXI (Television station : Rochester, N.Y.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia
Identifier: cpb-aacip-9acff38f734 (Filename)
Format: U-matic
Duration: 0:14:30
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Citations
Chicago: “Assignment: The World; 1981-11-12,” 1981-11-12, The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed June 26, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-d795718s4f.
MLA: “Assignment: The World; 1981-11-12.” 1981-11-12. The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. June 26, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-d795718s4f>.
APA: Assignment: The World; 1981-11-12. Boston, MA: The Walter J. Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the University of Georgia, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-526-d795718s4f