Monday, June 05, 2006

Let A Hundred Flowers Bloom Get Stomped On

Via H&R come two excellent YouTube videos on one of the world’s most interesting and enduring civilizations. The first is a montage of shocking and violent shots from the massacre in Tiananmen Square in 1989, called "Not Settled?. It is simply unfathomable to think that this is a government acting against its own people. The second is a moving piece called "A Short History of China (1949-1989)" . Both videos culminate with the legendary scene of the Chinese student standing down a row of tanks, which is definitely one of the most amazing and powerful images ever recorded.


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