Kent State Shootings: Oral Histories

Wuer Kai Xi Oral History

Kent State Shootings: Oral Histories

Wuer Kai Xi Oral History

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Narrator Wuer Kai Xi
Narrator's Role Student who was in Tiananmen Square (Beijing, China) during the June 3-4, 1989, demonstrations
Date of Interview 1990-05-04
Description A student who was in Tiananmen Square during the June 3-4, 1989, demonstrations, Wuer Kai Xi was invited by the May Fourth Task Force to speak at the 1990 Commemoration of the shootings at Kent State University. In this oral history, he discusses the events at Tiananmen Square and Kent State. He also discusses attending Kent State's May 3, 1990, candlelight vigil for the shooting victims.
Length of Interview 7:04 minutes
Places Discussed Beijing (China)
Kent (Ohio)
Time Period discussed 1970; 1989
Subject(s) China--History--Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Anniversaries, etc.
Repository Special Collections and Archives
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