The Tank Man


Subject:
History By Place , Activism , China , Tiananmen Square Protests (1989)

Description:
This PBS Frontline program looks back at the events surrounding "June 5, 1989, one day after the Chinese army's deadly crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing, [where] a single, unarmed young man stood his ground before a column of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace." Provides a timeline, eyewitness accounts, expert opinions, analysis, and interviews. Includes video and transcript of the full program, teacher's guide, and related readings and links.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/


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