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Reporting on Tiananmen: 30 Years Later
On this 30th year since the Tiananmen Square protests and crackdown, join us for a screening of an episode of the "Assignment: China" series on American media coverage of China. This episode focuses on the work of journalists covering the massive demonstrations that rocked Beijing in spring 1989. Journalist Mike Chinoy, former CNN Beijing Bureau Chief, will share his reflections. The event will be moderated by Paul Pickowicz, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Chinese Studies at UC San Diego.
Location: The Great Hall (directions). Closest parking will be at the Pangea Parking Structure (Pangea Drive at N. Torrey Pines Rd.) A parking permit is required and can be purchased at the pay stations. There will also be signage to direct attendees from the structure to the event venue.
Questions? Contact Sam Tsoi.
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