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Professor Allan Barr Translates Article in New York Times

Professor of Chinese Allan Barr translated "China's Forgotten Revolution," an article in the New York Times by respected Chinese author Yu Hua, who shares his memories of the Tiananmen Square protests, 20 years later. Hua writes: 

"I am telling my story now because 20 years later — the anniversary is June 4 — two facts have become more apparent. The first is that the Tiananmen pro-democracy protests amounted to a one-time release of the Chinese people’s political passions, later replaced by a zeal for making money. The second is that after the summer of 1989 the incident vanished from the Chinese news media. As a result, few young Chinese know anything about it."

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