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Tiananmen figures: 'Tank man' photographer

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Photographer Jeff Widener describes how he captured the iconic 'tank man' image

On the morning of 5 June 1989, a lone Chinese protester blocked a column of tanks in Beijing.

The picture of "tank man" has become the enduring image of the Tiananmen massacre, and one of the most iconic photographs of the 20th Century.

Jeff Widener was one of four photographers who captured the moment as he covered the protests for the US newswire the Associated Press.