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Tiananmen Square, Beijing: 1989 and now

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Chinese student hunger strikers lie down en masse in Tiananmen Square in May, 1989. (Catherine Henriette / AFP/Getty Images)
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Security personnel patrol Tiananmen Square in May. In today’s China, there seems to be no will -- and no way -- for anything like a sequel to 1989.  (AFP/Getty Images)
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A soldier stands guard at Tiananmen Square on June 9, 1989, shortly after the massive crackdown. (Catherine Henriette / AFP/Getty Images)
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Tiananmen Square on May 29, 2014.  (AFP/Getty Images)
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Demonstrators gather in Tiananmen Square. A model of the Statue of Liberty is visible in the background.  (Catherine Henriette / AFP/Getty Images)
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An orderly Tiananmen Square. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese soldiers sit in front a crowd of people filling the steps leading to the Great Hall of the People in Tiananmen Square in Beijing the day before the protest was crushed by the military. (Catherine Henriette / AFP/Getty Images)
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The front of the Great Hall of the People is quiet approaching the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown.  (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese tanks guard Chang’an Avenue leading to Tiananmen Square after the uprising was crushed.  (Manuel Ceneta / Getty Images)
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Chang’an Avenue in May 2014.  (AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese workers support the students’ pro-democracy movement and hunger strike in May, 1989.  (Catherine Henriette / AFP/Getty Images)
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A police officer, center left, is on duty on a more orderly Chang’an Avenue. (AFP / Getty Images)
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Soldiers with automatic rifles stand guard every 10 meters at the edge of Tiananmen Square about a week after the protests were crushed.  (Catherine Henriette / Getty Images)
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Visitors stroll in a quiet Tiananmen Square in Beijing on May 29, 2014.  (AFP/Getty Images)
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