1998 Media Technology Catalog
  United States History

ABCNews Interactive™ Videodiscs

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Historic America Electronic Field Trips | Martin Luther King, Jr.
Powers of the U.S. Government

Historic America Electronic Field Trips

Historic America Electronic Field Trips, part of the ABCNews InterActive™ Understanding Our World series, presents this exciting up-close look at the sites where American history was made -- sites your students might not have the opportunity to see in person.

Features

  • Much of American history is preserved in its landmarks. This comprehensive program brings you an interactive panorama of the sites where historical events were acted out.
  • The program is contained on a two-sided CAV videodisc or two VHS videocassettes.
  • A bar-coded Teacher's Guide provides immediate access to each segment of the videodisc.
  • Lesson plans show you ways to use the program to engage every student.

Program Components

Videodisc 0-02-821671-7$207.95
VHS 0-02-821674-1$83.19

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

This videodisc is a tribute to the life and work of one of America's civil rights advocates and details his commitment to non-violence, equal rights, and the end of segregation.

Features

  • Students will witness pivotal events -- the Montgomery march, the Alabama bus boycott, and King's acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize. They will hear an uncut version of his "I Have a Dream" speech and will follow discussions from students and adults about the impact of the civil rights movement in the United States today.
  • Software offers access to primary source documents, and much more. An interface cable is provided.

Program Components

Level I0-02-822932-0$202.80
Level III Macintosh0-02-822933-9$410.80

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Powers of the U.S. Government

Powers of the President
Former President Jimmy Carter guides this presentation of the Constitution and the role of the president. The nomination and election of the president are covered, as is the electoral process.
Powers of the Congress
Former Speaker of the House Thomas Foley leads a discussion of the role of Congress in governing. Your students learn to differentiate the functions of the House and Senate.
Powers of the Supreme Court
This program is led by Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court William Rehnquist. A review of the Court's landmark decisions includes sections on women and minorities, the rights of the accused, and more.

Program Components

Powers of the President
Level I 0-02-822924-X $195.00
Powers of the Congress
Level I 0-02-822923-1 $195.00
Powers of the Supreme Court
Level I 0-02-822922-3 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-823434-0 $395.00
Powers of the U.S. Government
3 Videodisc Series 0-02-823690-4 $495.00

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