David Greene

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

David Greene appears in the following:

'Slow Burn' Season 3 Turns Its Investigative Eye To The Murders Of Biggie And Tupac

Thursday, November 07, 2019

The new season foregrounds conversations over conspiracy to shed new light on the murders of '90s hip-hop's biggest stars: Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G.

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News Brief: Impeachment Transcripts, Election Results, Clean Water Case

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Transcripts reveal more about the House impeachment inquiry. Democrats score big wins in state-level elections. And, a Supreme Court case from Hawaii could reshape the Clean Water Act.

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In 'Mobituaries,' Mo Rocca Gives People The Second Send-Offs They Deserved

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

The humorist has expanded his podcast series into a book of essays on the historical figures (and objects, like station wagons, and empires, like Prussia) that didn't get enough love the first time.

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News Brief: Impeachment Transcripts, Election Day, Climate Pact Withdrawal

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The first transcripts from the impeachment inquiry are now public. Four states are choosing governors and state lawmakers. The U.S. formally tells the U.N. it's leaving the Paris climate accord.

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News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Whistleblower, New Delhi Pollution

Monday, November 04, 2019

Impeachment panels want to hear from the National Security Council's top lawyer. Whistleblower offers to field written questions about Ukraine call. Hazardous pollution levels recorded in New Delhi.

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How Ukraine's President Wound Up In The Middle Of The Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Friday, November 01, 2019

The infamous July 25 call between Volodymyr Zelenskiy and President Trump made what was already a delicate diplomatic situation for the new Ukrainian president even more complicated.

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News Brief: House Passes Resolution On Impeachment, Zelenskiy Profile, Mississippi

Friday, November 01, 2019

The House passed a resolution formalizing its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Also, a profile of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and a preview of a Trump rally in Mississippi.

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How Volodymyr Zelenskiy Came To Be President Of Ukraine

Friday, November 01, 2019

We profile the man who was on the other end of that infamous July 25 phone call with President Trump — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

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Lebanese Prime Minister Resigns

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

After weeks of raucous protests — and sometimes violent attempts to quell them — there was celebration in the streets of Beirut Tuesday. Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he is resigning.

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News Brief: U.S Raid In Syria Kills ISIS Leader, California Wildfires

Monday, October 28, 2019

The world's most wanted terrorist was killed in a U.S. raid in northwestern Syria. For a third straight year, California is grappling with unprecedented challenges from wildfires.

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News Brief: Turkey Sanctions, Impeachment Probe, Rick Perry

Thursday, October 24, 2019

President Trump orders sanctions against Turkey lifted. Republicans disrupt House impeachment probe — delaying testimony. And, what connects Energy Secretary Rick Perry to the impeachment inquiry?

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News Brief: Trump Impeachment Probe, Northern Syria

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Ambassador William Taylor says Trump tied Ukraine aid to political probes. Two Soviet-born businessmen are connected to the impeachment probe. Turkey and Russia reach a deal to control northern Syria.

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A Legendary Collaboration Continues: Neil Young And Crazy Horse Reunite For 'Colorado'

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have put out music together for 50 years. Young talks to NPR's David Greene about their latest album, Colorado.

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Bill Bryson's Latest Is A Different Kind Of Journey — Into 'The Body'

Monday, October 14, 2019

Bryson is beloved for his travel writing, but in his new book he's undertaking an interior journey, looking at everything from medical oddities to the amazing way your body fights off most cancers.

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Wildfires North Of LA Gain Intensity

Friday, October 11, 2019

First responders in Los Angeles County are gathering at a staging area at Hansen Dam to coordinate how to keep the fires from creeping into neighborhoods.

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News Brief: Turkey-Kurds Battle, Impeachment Poll, U.S. Businesses In China

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Turkish assault in northern Syria continues. A new NPR poll shows a slim majority of Americans approve of the Trump impeachment inquiry. And, why U.S. companies are caught in China's cross hairs.

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Trump Administration Blocks Key Diplomat From Testifying On Capitol Hill

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

The diplomat, U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, had been summoned by three House panels. The move has significant implications, as Democrats could seize upon it as instance of obstruction.

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News Brief: Impeachment Inquiry, Syria Policy, Chinese Tech Firms Blacklisted

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A new name is connected to the impeachment probe. Two U.S. officials tell NPR that Trump's policy shift on Syria was surprising to many. U.S. blacklists Chinese tech firms over minorities' treatment.

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News Brief: 2nd Whistleblower, Turkey To Move Into Syria, GM Strike

Monday, October 07, 2019

Second whistleblower with direct knowledge of Ukraine call steps forward. U.S. says it will stand aside as Turkish forces extend their reach in Syria. Talks Between the UAW and GM suffer a setback.

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New Jobs Holds Steady As Growth Slows

Friday, October 04, 2019

U.S. employers added 136,000 jobs in September and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%. That's a sign the labor market is holding up, even as economic growth slows.

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