Morning report. 1989-06-06, [Tiananmen Square massacre].

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James Miles reports on the actions of the Chinese Army in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, in crushing the pro-democracy protests.
Simon Long reports on the protests that have broken out in the provincial cities across China.
The New Zealand Embassy in Beijing advises all New Zealanders to stay off the streets until the turmoil in the city subsides. Rory Newsam reports.
Counsellor David Blackstock says staff have contacted all 50 New Zealanders believed to be in the city. Brenda Englefield of Blenheim has been teaching English at Beijing University and is interviewed by telephone.

President George Bush outlines the measures United States will be taking against the Chinese Government. Reponse from Britain - Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe has summoned the Chinese charge d'affaires to Whitehall to express Britian's condemnation of what has happened.

Prime Minister David Lange talks about the reaction from the New Zealand government.

Professor of Chinese language at Auckland University John Minford, talks about the next propects for China, and he speaks about the memorial service he is organising for those who died. He speaks about the steps the government should take.

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Year 1989

Reference number 4507

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Radio news programs
Nonfiction radio programs
Radio programs
Sound recordings

Credits MILES, James, Reporter
LONG, Simon, Reporter
Bush, George, 1924-, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Howe, Geoffrey, Sir, Speaker/Kaikōrero
Lange, David, 1942-2005, Speaker/Kaikōrero
MINFORD, John, Interviewee
National Radio (N.Z.) (estab. 1986, closed 2007), Broadcaster

Duration 00:18:59

Date 06 Jun 1989