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Source:  The New York Times

Earlier this month thousands of Hong Kong residents began protesting against a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China.

The timing of the demonstrations makes them ever more potent: This month marks the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, when the Chinese army unleashed their firepower on a throng of protesters in Beijing who were calling for democracy in the Communist country.

“Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party” revisits the seven weeks that led up to the protests and maps out how a peaceful, student-led movement ended in unthinkable carnage.

“Tiananmen: The People Versus the Party” premieres tonight on PBS.

Read the story at The New York Times.

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