The New York Times upfront TEACHER'S EDITION, October 31, 2005 VOL. 138, NO. 4

October 2005
New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);10/31/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p1
Presents a teacher's guide to world news and currents events as of October 31, 2005. Elections in Afghanistan; Role of the U.S. in the reconstruction efforts in Iraq; Implication of the shrinking Arctic ice cap for global warming.


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