Fang Lizhi was a Chinese astrophysicist, vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, and activist whose liberal ideas inspired the pro-democracy student movement of 1986–87 and, finally, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. Because of his activism, he was expelled from the Communist Party of China in January 1987.
China In Crisis
Saturday, April 20, 1991 - 11:00pm (ended)
Human rights advocate and astrophysicist at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton University