PLA soldiers surrounded the hospital with loaded guns, only to see he is just a simple countryside boy.
A demonstrator blocks the path of a tank convoy along the Avenue of Eternal Peace near Tiananmen Square.
Crowds of people watch the unveiling of the "Goddess of Democracy" sculpture in Tiananmen Square. The Monument to the People's Heroes and Mao Zedong Mausoleum are visible in the background.
The day after the Chinese government declared martial law, students, protesters, and thousands of Beijing residents and workers in sympathy with them flooded the streets and peacefully persuaded the troops not to continue on to Tiananmen Square. They often gave the troops food.
Students from a Beijing nursing school look after hunger strikers during the protests.
Waving banners, high school students march in Beijing streets near Tiananmen Square on May 25, 1989, during a rally to support the protest against the Chinese government.
A sea of student gathered in Tiananmen Square on May 4, 1989.
Tanks on the square.
Students appeal to soldiers in Beijing during 1989 student movement.