Tiananmen Square 20th Anniversary Commemoration

Former student protesters who took part in demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and others delivered remarks at a commemorative… read more

Former student protesters who took part in demonstrations in Tiananmen Square in 1989 and others delivered remarks at a commemorative ceremony on the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Democracy Movement. 

Xu Wenli spoke in Chinese with a translator. A statement by the Dalai Lama was read in Chinese by Kunga Tashi and in English by Bhuchung Tsering.

This was a portion from about 11:15 to 12:15 ET of the event on Capitol Hill, West Lawn. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bhuchung K. Tsering Vice President International Campaign for Tibet->Special Programs
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Tiananmen Square 20th Anniversary Commemoration

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Program ID:
286832-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Rally
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 6, 2009
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jun 06, 2009 | 10:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 07, 2009 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2009 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2009 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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