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Ahead Of Anniversary, How Tiananmen Square Is Remembered In China04:52
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A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989. (Jeff Widener/AP)
A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Blvd. in Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989. (Jeff Widener/AP)
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Sunday marks the 28th anniversary of the bloody massacre in Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops moved in on protesters in Beijing.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with NPR Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn (@akuhnNPRnews) about what happened and how it's remembered in China.

This segment aired on June 2, 2017.

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