David Greene

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

David Greene appears in the following:

Morning News Brief: Trump Backs Merit-Based Immigration System

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The president says the system is so unfair that he wants to cut legal immigration in half over the next decade. In West Virginia, he'll point to the bill as way he's made good on a campaign promise.

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'Dunkirk' Director Christopher Nolan: 'We Really Try To Put You On That Beach'

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Nolan's latest film marks the first time he has tackled a true story: the heroic evacuation of British troops by civilians in small boats at the beginning of World War II.

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Tight On Wall Space, SFMOMA Will Text Its Art To You Instead

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art can only display a fraction of its collection at any given time. Now, you can text a word or emoji and the museum will send back a corresponding work of art.

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News Brief: Health Care Bill Is Dead, Russian Compound Discussions

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

When 2 GOP senators said they would vote no on a bill to replace Obamacare, it effectively killed the bill. U.S. and Russian diplomats are discussing 2 Russian compounds that U.S. authorities seized.

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Can't Prog Rock Get Any Respect Around Here?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Critic Lester Bangs once declared progressive rock "musical sterility at its pinnacle." David Weigel, author of The Show That Never Ends: The Rise And Fall Of Prog Rock, begs to differ.

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News Brief: GOP Health Bill Vote Postponed, Iran Sentences U.S. Citizen

Monday, July 17, 2017

A vote on the Senate's health care bill has been delayed. An American graduate student who disappeared in Iran months ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to an Iranian news agency.

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News Brief: Police Acquittal, Trump Rally, Kushner In Middle East

Thursday, June 22, 2017

An-ex Milwaukee police officer was found not guilty in the shooting death of a motorist. President Trump returned to the campaign trail. Presidential adviser Jared Kushner is working on peace talks.

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'They Told Me I Wasn't A Human Being': Gay Men Speak Of Brutal Treatment In Chechnya

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Two gay men tell NPR they were kidnapped, beaten and interrogated in Chechnya before they were able to find refuge in Moscow. Human Rights Watch warns that Chechnya is conducting an "anti-gay purge."

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Putin Doesn't Appear Worried About Anti-Government Demonstrations In Russia

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Anti-government demonstrations are scheduled in hundreds of cities across Russia on Monday, but President Vladimir Putin doesn't appear to be worried.

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Mike Tyson's New Book Is A Memorial To The Man Who Made Him A Champion

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tyson says trainer Cus D'Amato is the reason he had such a legendary career. "We had a lot of dreams, hopes. ... Being champ of the world, that's all that we ever thought about."

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'Our Film Is Funny Until It's Not': Brad Pitt On The Darkly Comic 'War Machine'

Friday, May 26, 2017

Pitt plays a semi-clueless four-star general charged with overseeing the war effort in Afghanistan. He says the film uses comedy to lure viewers in, then shows them some harsh realities.

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News Brief: North Korea Missile Test, Malware Spreads, Search For FBI Director

Monday, May 15, 2017

North Korea launches a successful missile test that some say is a "game changer." Malicious software that holds data for ransom is infecting computers. Efforts continue to find a new FBI director.

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Logic Is Ready To Tell The World Who He Is

Monday, May 15, 2017

The son of a black father and a white mother, Logic says he was "born to make" his new album, Everybody. On it, he confronts issues of identity he says he's been scared to rap about in the past.

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'Get Me Roger Stone' Profiles The Man Who's Wanted Trump To Run Since 1987

Friday, May 12, 2017

Documentarian Morgan Pehme says the political consultant cultivated Trump's candidacy for almost 30 years. "I think he believed from day one that Trump was a legitimate candidate."

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Senate Leaders Weigh In On Comey Firing

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

On Wednesday, Sen. Mitch McConnell rejected calls for a special prosecutor or independent Russia investigation given the firing of FBI Director James Comey, NPR's Geoff Bennett tells David Greene.

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Rep. Stewart On Comey Firing: 'It Was Probably Appropriate To Make A Change'

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The president fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Domenico Montanaro and GOP Rep. Chris Stewart, member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the decision.

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FCC Chief Makes Case For Tackling Net Neutrality Violations 'After The Fact'

Friday, May 05, 2017

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is repealing Obama-era regulations for Internet providers. He tells NPR he prefers taking targeted action against actual harms, not preemptively regulating hypothetical ones.

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News Brief: Border Wall Issue, GOP Health Care, North Korea Anniversary

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

U.S.-Mexico wall could violate 1970 treaty. House Speaker Ryan and other GOP leaders work to put final touches on health plan. And, it's the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military.

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Brad Paisley On 'Love And War,' Dialogue And Protest

Monday, April 24, 2017

One of mainstream country's biggest stars, Paisley subtly pushes the boundaries on his new album, which features a collaboration with Timbaland and a protest song written with John Fogerty.

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George W. Bush Calls Foreign Aid A Moral And Security Imperative

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bush has dedicated billions to combat AIDS in Africa and recently traveled to the continent. If nothing had been done about the pandemic during his time in office, he said, "I would've been ashamed."

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