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Zero hour in Tiananmen Square

(Text by Patty Wen / Globe Staff) BEIJING -- If there is any doubt that the Olympics is synonymous with patriotism here in Beijing, one only had to visit Tiananmen Square, where crowds of flag-waving Chinese gathered Friday night......
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