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Linking Current Events to Historical
Trying to better understand today's world? ABC NewsLinks not
only gives you today's headlines, it also puts them into historical and
geographic context. How did the Middle East become such a hot spot? What caused
the rise and fall of Communism? How has technology affected today's world?
Combining daily online news updates with relevant social, political and
historical information, ABC NewsLinks helps you understand the background
leading up to today's current events. Video documentaries specially produced by
ABC News highlight global issues, such as education, health & medicine, and
military affairs. Explore biographies of influential news-making personalities.
Discover thousands of statistics and in-depth information about every country
in the world. ABC NewsLinks keeps you better informed by providing context to
Interactive Timelines: Scroll through
history using dynamic timelines that highlight past and current events. Select
key dates or images on the timeline to learn about important events and their
relevance to today's global issues.
Changing Borders Over Time: Explore
changing borders to understand disputed territories in such regions as the
Balkans and Middle East.
3D Political Globe: Explore every
country in the world - their people, economies, political systems, and issues.
Thousands of photographs highlight important events and the people behind
Full-Screen Video Documentaries:
Investigate global issues and trends, such as technology, human rights,
economics and more.
Time-Lapse Simulations: Watch the
rise and fall of Communism, or the spread of AIDS over time.
Get the Day's Top News Stories from ABC
News Using WonderLink: WonderLink lets you down-load each day's top stories
from America Online in seconds, exclusively for ABC NewsLinks users. Each story
instantly links to relevant information on the CD-ROM, providing valuable
Requirements: IBM &
compatibles, 486, 8MB of RAM, double speed CD-ROM drive, Windows 3.1 & DOS
5.0 or Windows 95, Super VGA, 640x480, 256 colors, SoundBlaster compatible
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