A young woman is caught between civilians and Chinese soldiers, who were trying to remove her from an assembly near the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, June 3, 1989. Pro-democracy protesters had been occupying Tiananmen Square for weeks.
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Tiananmen Square Diary

Reports say between 500 to about 2,500 people died in the Tiananmen Square massacre, but Yates tells Illinois Public Radio’s Sean Powers that the true number will never be known.

In an extended interview, Yates talks about his experiences during the Tiananmen Square protests, and he discusses the hurdles in keeping that history alive in China.