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The Unknown Rebel Part 2: Photo Smuggling

Yesterday we told the story of the Unknown Rebel (what little we know of it, anyway), but we may have never known of his heroic deed if the photographers who managed to document it hadn’t been fast on their feet. Four photographers were watching the incident as it happened. Charlie Cole was on assignment for Newsweek [...]

Who Was the Unknown Rebel?

This month marks the anniversary of an amazing act of nonviolent protest by a man whose name we still don’t know. As a string of tanks – 17 or 18 in all, though you can only see a few in the pictures – rolled near Tiananmen Square on June 5, 1989, this unknown man, his [...]