Tag Archives: Jiang Zemin

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

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Tuesday May 30th 1989, as the sun rose over Tiananmen Square, there she was, a beautiful white foam and plaster Goddess 37 feet high, shrouded in scaffolding, one arm held … Continue reading

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

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago on this day Saturday May 27th 1989, a summit meeting of movement leaders and intellectuals was held outside the Square. Chai Ling finally relented and agreed that the student’s cause would be best … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square- April 15th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-three years ago, on this day April 15th 1989, Hu Yaobang died. This news of Hu Yaobang’s death shocked Beijing and China. Wen Jiabao was asked to work on the funeral arrangements that were normal for … Continue reading

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Where is the Tank Man?

Chinese leaders at Zhongnanhai all know the answer.  But they are not going to tell you.  When it comes to the Tiananmen Massacre and the fate of the Tank Man, they have all taken an oath of silence. Jiang Zemin … Continue reading

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