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'Political alchemy' at Tiananmen

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It is nearly the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, when troops and tanks stormed into the central Beijing square ending weeks of protests by students. The massacre is rarely referred to in public in China - and the government has never apologised to the families of those who lost their lives. Correspondent Quentin Sommerville reports from the square to see what it means to people today.

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