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1989 : Tienanmen Square and the "China Solution" for East Germany?

Duffield, Lee Richard (2009) 1989 : Tienanmen Square and the "China Solution" for East Germany? (Unpublished)

Abstract

[This is the script for a radio commentary, translated into Chinese language and broadcast by BBC World Service radio, week beginning 1.6.09.]-----The twentieth anniversary of the shootings at and around Tienanmen square (4.6.09) was being greeted with refreshed horror worldwide, and a certain arrogance in Beijing – where the archived news was officially called “groundless allegations”.-----

In this radio commentary Lee Duffield recalls the moment as seen from another public square, in Europe; and he reprises the information that came out, about the reality of a “Tienanmen Solution” much feared in Eastern Europe, just months after the tragedy in China.

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ID Code: 21100
Item Type: Other
Keywords: Tienanmen Square, Journalism, Berlin Wall, Leipzig
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > Journalism, Media & Communication
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Lee Richard Duffield
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2009 08:58
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:44

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