Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award Special

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Hosted by Tom Brokaw, this primetime special honored both the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing and the fall of the Berlin Wall in that momentous year for human rights around the world, 1989. The broadcast begins with a stirring speech by Sen. Edward Kennedy, recalling is brother Robert Kennedy's watershed trips to Berlin and South Africa. The keynote speech is by Lech Walesa, the leader of Poland's Solidarity Movement and later president of Poland.