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Tank Man

Discussion in 'Historical Events & Figures' started by Koios, May 14, 2007.

  1. Koios

    Koios Well-Known Member

    Mar 23, 2007
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    Killed shortly after his feat or still alive?

    As unfortunate as it may be... I think he died shortly after.

    Other opinions of this man?
  2. ChairmanMeow

    ChairmanMeow Active Member

    Aug 8, 2007
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    Saint Helens, Oregon
    Judging by the brutality of the Chinese government, especially under Deng Xiaoping, I think the tank man was most likely killed shortly after the riot or imprisoned and then eventually killed. Although when interviewed, Jiang Zemin said he was not killed while an unconfirmed report by Bruce Herschensohn (former deputy special assistant to Richard Nixon) read that he was executed 14 days later. But because he is so elusive, I think that just adds to the Tank Man phenomenon. What an impacting event.

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