Listen to the First Detailed Account of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

After escaping from China to the United States, a 20-year-old student leader of the democracy movement at Tiananmen Square gave a press conference.  On June 30, 1989, Shen Tong was hosted by the Walker Center for Ecumenical Exchange in Newton, Massachusetts. He provided the first detailed, eye-witness account by a student leader of the Tiananmen Square massacre and of the events that led up to it.