Tag: tiananmen square

Nicholas Kristof, director of the New York Times Beijing bureau in 1989, remembers the time period and days leading up to the protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989.


Photo: Terril Jones (via the NYT) First off, I just want to say that I had no idea there were actually 4 different photos of the so-called “Tank Man” in Tiananmen Square, but there are and The New York Times caught up with all four photographers to get their take on one of history’s most […]


Today marks the 20th anniversary of the protests in Tiananmen Square in China. The New York Times has an audio-slideshow from Nicholas D. Kristof, an Op-Ed columnist who was Beijing bureau chief for The Times in the spring of 1989, in which he recalls the city’s mood during the student protests leading up to June […]