The Tank Man
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His iconic image lingers in the minds of any and all who have seen the picture taken as the tanks began rolling down the Avenue of Eternal Peace on June 5, 1989, but what would ever become of the peaceful protestor who stood his ground against some of the most intimidating war machines ever assembled? In this investigate report, filmmaker Anthony Thomas exposes the identity and ultimate fate of the so-called "Tank Man" while exploring the social and historical significance of his bold protest.


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