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photos that define a moment: The man in front of the tank in [Tiananmen] Square

photos that define a moment: The man in front of the tank in [Tiananmen] Square

The young woman's stoic pose drew comparisons to Rosa Parks's refusing to give up a seat at the front of a segregated bus or "tank man" facing down war machines in Tiananmen Square.  Some likened her to a modern-day Statue of Liberty, guiding a bitterly divided country back toward the proper path.  Others called her a "superhero."

The young woman's stoic pose drew comparisons to Rosa Parks's refusing to give up a seat at the front of a segregated bus or "tank man" facing down war machines in Tiananmen Square. Some likened her to a modern-day Statue of Liberty, guiding a bitterly divided country back toward the proper path. Others called her a "superhero."

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