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The March of the Volunteers (the national anthem of the PRC) from the movie Children of Trouble Times (orig. edition; 1935)


Declaration of the PRC at the Tiananmen Square, Peking (October 1, 1949)


同胞们,中华人民共和国中央人民政府今天成立了。
– 毛主席万岁!
– 中国共产党万岁!


Declaration of the PRC with a commentary in Chinese (October 1, 1949)


Musical theme The East Is Red – Opening scene (1964)


Musical theme The East Is Red – The Dance Of All Nationalities (1964)


1st Chinese satellite – Dongfanghong I (April 24, 1970)


Tiananmen Protests 1989 – Zhao Ziyang excuses at the Tiananmen Square


Tiananmen Protests 1989 – Xinwen lianbo / CCTV News (June 3, 1989) – PLA declares martial law


– 中国人民解放军戒严部队指挥部紧急通告。
– 戒严部隊、公安干警和武警部队有权采取一切手段,强行处置;一切后果由组织者、肇事者负责。


Tiananmen Protests 1989 – BBC News (June 4, 1989)


Tiananmen Protests 1989 – CBC News (June 4, 1989)


Tiananmen Protests 1989 – Tank Man (June 5, 1989)


A Brief history of the PRC with English crossheadings


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