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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:

A North Dakota Family Breaks The Silence On Gay Marriage

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Author Melanie Hoffert grew up gay in rural America, where coming out was difficult. But that hasn't stopped her family from having a frank and challenging conversation about same-sex marriage.

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Radio Connects North Dakota Residents Divided On Gay Rights

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.

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Church Ceremonies Push North Dakota Town To Grapple With Gay Rights

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In a small community in southeastern North Dakota, tension between compassion and faith is ever present in residents' attitudes toward same-sex marriage.

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NHL Aims To Include More Minority Players To Expand Fan Base

Monday, April 13, 2015

The National Hockey League is by far the least diverse of the four major pro sports leagues in the U.S. The numbers of minority players is on the rise, but barriers still remain.

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Gay Marriage

Monday, April 13, 2015

Across the United States, there has been a sea change in public opinion on the issue of same-sex marriage. But that's not the whole story — as NPR's David Greene found on a trip to North Dakota.

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Seattle Public Transportation Has Gone to The Dogs — Well, One Dog

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

For once, a positive commuting story: When one Seattle-area dog wants to get on the bus, often she doesn't wait for her owner. She'll just hop on without him and meet up several stops later.

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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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