June 4... remembering the 'Tank Man'

Cool. :smiley:

Source: http://www.jeffooi.com/2006/06/june_4_remembering_the_tank_ma.php

This is an eternal image that radiates one of the strongest message against repression – the Tank Man, or the [url=http://www.time.com/time/time100/leaders/profile/rebel.html]Unknown Rebel.

http://www.jeffooi.com/tiananmentankman2.jpg

The photo was taken in 1989 by Jeff Widener, then a 33-year-old American Associated Press picture editor based in Bangkok, from the sixth floor of the Beijing Hotel, about half a mile away through a 400mm lens.

The still and motion photography of the man standing alone before a line of tanks reached international audiences practically overnight.
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