Tagged: Tiananmen Square protests of 1989

Tiananmen Square 1989

May 19, 1989 – Tension And Confrontation

May 19, 1989 – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – May 19, 1989 – a day of increased tensions and confrontation. Students gathered in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square to protest the hardline regime and push for dramatic political reforms in China. As the protests continued, the movement gained...

Where Is Fang? – June 11, 1989

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – June 11, 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this June 11th in 1989 had much to do with the continuing crackdown in China of dissidents, post Tiananmen Square. High on that list of “most wanted”...

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

50 Days In History – Tiananmen Square – April-June 1989 – Past Daily Weekend Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Tiananmen Square – Timeline – May-June 1989 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Twenty-five years ago, all eyes were on Beijing and the unfolding events that, at first seemed wildly optimistic and then turned very bad. Beginning in April, coinciding with the...