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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 7:28 PM EDT, Wed June 6, 2012
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(CNN Student News) -- June 7, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

How would President Franklin D. Roosevelt's speech about the D-Day victory be delivered today? How might people react differently to a speech delivered over the radio, as compared with one that is broadcast on TV or on the Internet?

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Daily Discussion Questions

What was the result of Tuesday's recall vote in Wisconsin? What did Democrats and Republicans say about this result? Do you think that this vote could foreshadow events in the national race for the White House? If so, how? If not, why not?

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When was D-Day, and why was it significant? What impressions do you have of what this event was like for all of the troops involved? If you had the opportunity to interview a veteran of the D-Day invasion, what questions would you ask?

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What is the purpose of a spider experiment entered into a space science competition? Why do you think that this experiment was one of the winning entries? What do you think scientists might learn through this experiment? What kind of experiment would you like to see conducted in space?

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