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In The 25 Years Since Government Troops Opened Fire On Student-Led Demonstrators At Tiananmen Square In Beijing, China's Government Has Systematically Suppressed Any Discussion Or Mention Of The Event. News Reports On That Day Were Instantly Beamed Around The World, With Many Images Well-Known And Enduring To Millions Living Outside Of The Mainland. Because Of The Clampdown Of Information Inside China,Stories From People Directly Involved Remain Quiet Secrets. Journalist Louisa Lim Spent Ten Years In China Reporting For The BBC And For The US Based National Public Radio. Lim Took Extrarordinary Precautions To Gather Interviews To Tell Some Of These Stories In Her New Book, The People's Republic Of Amnesia.

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