Tank Man: Roots of Contemporary China in Tiananmen Square, 1989
Discuss your reactions to the documentary -- both the first portion on Tiananmen Square and the second portion on the post Tiananmen explosion of the Chinese economy. You will watch most of the first portion in class and complete the assigned portion of video for homework.
20 point homework grade: 1) Questions of clarification. 2) Offer historical connections: where/when have we seen similar events in Chinese history? 3) Find articles comparing Tiananmen Square to ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
Easy on the GIF's y'all.