Flashback: Sick of Media Harping on Tiananmen Massacre?

June 4, 2014 | 11:43 AM EDT

In a commentary just two weeks after Chinese troops killed thousands of
pro-democracy protesters, NBC's John Chancellor bemoaned how the story
was dominating the news. Talking about the need for school reform,
Chancellor insisted: "We can and we should agonize about the dead
students in Beijing, but we've got a bigger problem right here at home."