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David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

Kent Haruf, Author Of Moving, Colorado-Set Novels, Dies At 71

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Novelist Kent Haruf chased writing in his youth, but it wasn't until he was 40 that he'd developed his skills enough to be published. He's best known for National Book Award finalist Plainsong.

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George W. Bush's Book Reflects On Moscow, Ukraine's Revolution

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Former President George W. Bush discusses how his father dealt with the fall of the Soviet Union, and how his own policies toward former Soviet republics affected the U.S. relationship with Moscow.

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With Shift From Ukraine To Russia, Crimea's Business And Pleasure Uprooted

Friday, October 31, 2014

Crimeans are adjusting to Russian control in small and big ways, like rooting for a new soccer team and finding new ways to make a living.

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As Crimea's Borders Change, So Do Lives

Friday, October 31, 2014

Russia's annexation of Crimea is reshaping the lives of residents throughout the peninsula. Some find comfort in Russian rule, while others equate Moscow's control with intimidation and persecution.

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Crimean Tatar's History A Backdrop For Current Pressures

Thursday, October 30, 2014

David Greene continues his reporting in the newest part of the Russian empire, Crimea. He visits a Muslim Tatar community as it celebrates a holiday, with a new Russia-appointed mayor.

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Tatar Men Disappear In Crimea, And Families Fill With Dread

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

When Russia took over the Ukrainian peninsula, Crimea, the government said it would respect the rights of ethnic minorities — like the Sunni Muslim Tatars. But some young Tatar men have gone missing, and the disappearances are causing anxiety in Tatar communities.

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Crimean Tatars Pressured To Become Russian Citizens

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Since Russia took over Crimea this spring, many Crimeans have gladly switched their passports from Ukrainian to Russian. But not everyone is so eager to become a Russian citizen.

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Closed McDonald's In Moscow Taken As A Political Message

Monday, October 27, 2014

Russia's takeover of the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea this spring was cheered by many Russians — many of whom have always considered Crimea a part of Russia. We'll visit the center of Russian power — Moscow, where a shuttered McDonald's is a visible sign of tensions with the West.

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In Crimea, Many Signs Of Russia, Few Of Resistance

Monday, October 27, 2014

Russia's takeover of Crimea extends from the flags over government buildings to passports to the labels on wine bottles. Despite the international criticism, many Crimeans are happy to rejoin Moscow.

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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

Monday, September 29, 2014

Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and Bausch + Lomb. Now, with a drastically cut manufacturing sector, the city is trying to build something new.

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Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes to determine whether someone exposed to Ebola was infected.

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Billy Joe Shaver Writes Country Songs — And Lives Them, Too

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The 75-year-old, who helped pioneer the "outlaw" sound, is one of the most respected songwriters in country music. Decades after his big break, Shaver's life still resembles the tales in his songs.

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Artists Try To Fuse Cultural Differences Between Miami And Cuba

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A visiting artist from Cuba joins two Cuban-American artists from Miami for a discussion on what life is like for a typical Cuban family.

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The Young Cuban Who's Bringing Activism In Line With The Revolution

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Morning Edition host David Greene speaks about a man named Isbel Diaz Torres, a new kind of Cuban activist. Greene says Torres' interests extend Cuba's socialist revolution, rather than oppose it.

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Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.

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Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In the 1980s and '90s, thousands of Cubans fleeing to the U.S. passed through Mariel port. Today, it's the site of an ambitious special economic zone that is filling many locals with optimism.

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Cuba's Budding Entrepreneurs Travel A Rocky Road Toward Success

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cuba's communist government has allowed the creation of small private businesses in recent years. An estimated 1 million Cubans have taken the plunge, making progress in fits and starts along the way.

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A Bear On The Loose In Washington

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

There's a bear roaming the streets of the nation's capital. Not an actual bear, just a president who describes his recent efforts to escape the White House bubble in ursine terms.

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After Mubarak, Egypt Appears Ready To Elect Another Military Man

Monday, May 26, 2014

Military dictator Hosni Mubarak was removed from power 3 years ago. The man expected to win the presidential election Abdel Fattah el-Sissi led an on-going crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part Of Campaign Finance Law

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

By a 5-4 vote, the justices eliminated the cap on the total amount donors can contribute in an election cycle. The aggregate limit had been $123,000.

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