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PACKAGE: From The Archives: Crackdown On Tiananmen Square 1989

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On June 4, 1989, the Chinese military took swift and violent action against pro-democracy protesters on and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Several hundred people have been killed and thousands wounded when soldiers moved on Tiananmen Square during a violent military crackdown ending six weeks of student demonstrations, known as the Beijing Spring movement.

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