Olympic Preparations Change Beijing's Landscape The Chinese government draws fire for its efforts to transform Beijing into a 21st-century metropolis in time for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Critics say too many of the city's historic neighborhoods are being destroyed. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.
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Olympic Preparations Change Beijing's Landscape

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Olympic Preparations Change Beijing's Landscape

Olympic Preparations Change Beijing's Landscape

Olympic Preparations Change Beijing's Landscape

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The Chinese government draws fire for its efforts to transform Beijing into a 21st-century metropolis in time for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Critics say too many of the city's historic neighborhoods are being destroyed. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.