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Tiananmen Massacre 31 Years Ago in China

Washington, D.C., June 4, 2020 - To mark the 31st anniversary of the massacre at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, June 4, 1989, the National Security Archive today reposts its special...

Jun 4, 2020


The Archive won the 2005 Emmy Award for outstanding news and documentary research for Declassified: Nixon in China, which aired on the Discovery Times Channel on December 21, 2004.

The citation read in part: "This heavily-researched documentary reveals an unknown story behind the one most journalists and historians think they know ... Working in cooperation with the National Security Archive, the program's researchers brought dry government files to life, revealing details that would have rattled the world at the time.."