What happens when Russia, China and the U.S. erase history

Tampa Bay Times

January 8, 2022
In a demonstration that couldn't happen now, a protester stands in front of a mock tank in 2014 to symbolize the man blocking a line of tanks at the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Beijing, as thousands of Hong Kong people march on a downtown street in Hong Kong Sunday, June 1, 2014, to mark the anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on Tiananmen Square on June 4, ahead of a much larger annual candlelight vigil. The Chinese words on white T-shirt reads "Citizen against orders. " (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) XVY104

Once a lie is accepted as common knowledge, it can take decades to undo the damage.