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7/14/08: The Last Days of Old Beijing

Old Beijing. Photo by Paogao
Old Beijing. Photo by Paogao

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

Salt Lake City, UT – As Beijing prepares for the Summer Olympics, the narrow lanes and compact neighborhoods that once defined China's old city are giving away to high-rise apartments and modern shopping centers. Monday on RadioWest, author Michael Meyer joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about China's changing urban landscape and the price of progress.

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