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Stories for September 22, 2006

Manchester anxiously awaiting CCDC approval of Navy-Broadway project

Sept. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Tensions over San Diego’s Navy Broadway project are rising, as the developer puts pressure on the city’s redevelopment agency to approve his plans. At stake is the future of one of San Diego’s most high profile bay front sites . KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Riding Alone

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Zhang Yimou has proven to be a tough survivor of both life and a fluctuating film industry. After the Cultural Revolution in China in 1966, Zhang worked as a farm hand and laborer as part of a nationwide movement to have China's urban youth educated by peasants. But Zhang eventually maneuvered his way into the Beijing Film Academy when it reopened in 1978, even though at twenty-seven he was considered rather old to be entering.

All The King & #39;s Men

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Steven Zaillian is an Oscar-winning screenwriter (for

Fearless

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Li rose to fame playing fighting monks or young innocents in Hong Kong action films, and then delivered a major change of pace for his U.S. debut by playing the villain in 1998's

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Sept. 22
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Sept. 22
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Reporters discuss dangers of the job

Sept. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

KPBS News Director Michael Marcotte talks with local reporters about the increased risks and journalists face in reporting the news and its effect.

Congressional Inaction; Navy Broadway Complex; County Investments

Sept. 22
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Lawmakers have been delaying tough decisions as the 2006 mid-term elections near. In San Diego, the county has suffered from its risky hedge fund investments and the Navy Broadway redevelopment has hit some snags of its own. Local editors meet to share their insight and opinions on these issues and more.