On June 5, 1989, one day after the conflict in Tiananmen Square, a lone protester stood his ground before a line of tanks and became a symbol of the fight for freedom. FRONTLINE investigates his identity, his fate and his significance for Chinese leadership, revealing China's startling social compact and its embrace of capitalism while dissent is squashed. This policy has allowed elites and entrepreneurs to profit handsomely, while the majority of Chinese still face brutal working conditions, low wages and strict political and social controls. With major internet companies like Yahoo! and Google agreeing to allow the Chinese government to filter content, the program offers timely commentary on China's efforts to control information.
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