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In a speech to the President's Club in 1999, Bruce Herschensohn, former deputy special assistant to President Richard Nixon, alleged that he was executed 14 days later; other sources alleged he was executed by firing squad a few months after the Tiananmen Square protests.

“Tank you” very much for Tiananmen Square. News was correct, China burys facts.

So now China has the Bart Simpson defence, ‘wasn’t there, didn’t do it, eat my shorts”

You just wonder how much homogenising of the news and making out that embarrassing events did not happen. It is very much like the German systematic extermination of Jews.

So this iconic picture of a man standing in front of tank represents a 10,000 words that now can not be spoken about… but who was he?

In a speech to the President’s Club in 1999, Bruce Herschensohn, former deputy special assistant to President Richard Nixon, alleged that he was executed 14 days later; other sources alleged he was executed by firing squad a few months after the Tiananmen Square protests.

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