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1989 Tiananmen Square Protests . . . and Massacre

Al Jazeera English: It happened in Tiananmen Square
Documentary (23 minutes) Published on Jun 5, 2017. 
  • ABC News: China’s Premiere Meets Student Protestors News Report (4:41) “World News report from May 18, 1989: Members of the Chinese government met with leaders of the student protests. Hundreds of student[s] demonstrated in Tiananmen Square.”
  • ABC News: Standoff Between People’s Army and Demonstrators News Report (6:34) “World News report from May 19, 1989: People’s Army trucks could not reach China’s Tiananmen Square because demonstrators block roads.”
BBC: Chinese troops fire on protesters in Tiananmen Square News Report (3:34) “First broadcast 4 June 1989. Chinese troops opened fire on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Saturday evening. The collection of students and labourers had been occupying the site for several weeks. Despite the outbreak of ‘unremitting gunfire,’ the protesters refused to leave. The BBC’s Kate Adie reports from the scene.”
BBC News: Excerpts from the news archives — June 4th report News Report (6:40) “Published on Jun 2, 2014. On the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the June 4th Incident, BBC Chinese YouTube reviewed some reports of the BBC on the democracy movement. This short film included the situation of Tiananmen Square in the BBC TV news on June 3, 1989 at 1 pm and June 4 at 9 pm. Report. The reporters are John Simpson and Kate Adie.”
CNN: Man vs. Chinese tank Tiananmen square News Report (2:55) “A CNN crew covering the June 5, 1989, protests in Beijing recorded a man stopping a Chinese tank in Tiananmen Square.”
South China Morning Post: Tiananmen Square crackdown 30 years on, why the wounds haven’t healed Documentary (14:57) Published on May 30, 2019.
South China Morning Post: Tiananmen Crackdown Remembered Documentary (4:17) Published on May 31, 2018.
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