Monthly Archives: April 2012

23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 30th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Sunday April 30th 1989, Zhao Ziyang returned from North Korea, and was meet at the train station by Li Peng, Qiao Shi, Tian Jinun and Wen Jiabao. Zhao told them … Continue reading

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America’s left wing ghouls

American left wingers gnaw on the corpse of a murdered man while celebrating General Motors: On Thursday, in a speech in New York City, Vice President Joe Biden said the campaign’s re-election message could be boiled down to a bumper … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 29th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday April 29th 1989, the Chinese Government stubbornly refused to recognize the Student Federation led by Wu’er Kiaxi, Wang Dan, Wang Chaohua and Chai Ling. But, due to pressure from … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 28th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Friday April 28th 1989, many students that marched the day before to Tiannamen knew it was a slap in the face to Deng Xiaoping and his allies. “It was as … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 27th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Thursday April 27th 1989, students from 40 universities surged out of the campus gates and with banners announcing their colleges and academic departments, poured into the streets. Thousands of homemade … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 26th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Wednesday April 26th 1989, the Peoples Daily published the damming speech made by Deng Xiaoping in a front-page editorial titled “Uphold The Flag To Clearly Oppose Any Turmoil.” Attempting to … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 25th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day, Tuesday 25th 1989, with Zhao Ziyang on a state visit to North Korea, Li Peng called a meeting of the Politburo, a meeting dominated by Party members antagonistic to the … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 24th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Monday April 24th 1989, messages of support from students’ parents and other recorded speeches were now being broadcast from facilities that the students set up themselves from building 28 at … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 23rd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Sunday April 23rd 1989, the day after Hu’s funeral, student representatives from 21 universities met at Yuanmingyuan (The Old Summer Palace) and formalized a new independent student organization that would … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – April 22nd 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday April 22nd 1989, more than 100,000 students and many others filled Tiananmen Square for the funeral of Hu Yaobang scheduled to start at 10:00 am. Police had planed to … Continue reading

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