Hundreds of students were killed by Chinese government troops while protesting for democracy in Tiananmen Square.

Student demonstrators protesting for democracy rest on a scultputre in Tiananmen Square.

Hundreds of students swarmed in Tiananmen Square, carrying pro-democracy signs and chanting for their freedom. It was the largest peaceful protest communist China had ever seen.

Amidst the fervor, Chinese government tanks rolled in and slaughtered hundreds of protesters. American audiences gaped in horror as they witnessed the massacre unfolding on their television sets.