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David Greene talks to members of the a cappella group Committed about their new holiday album, Home For Christmas. Committed won season two of NBC's a cappella competition series, The Sing-Off.
Andrei Kemenici, who was a colonel then, says he still thinks about the 4 days he held Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife in custody before their execution 25 years ago on Christmas Day.
The movie is based on the 2010 nonfiction book by Laura Hillenbrand about a U.S. Olympic track star who survives a plane crash during World War II only to be taken prisoner by the Japanese.
The emerald ash borer is spreading across the U.S. and destroying ash trees. The pests usually only bothered ash trees, but an Ohio scientist has made a distressing discovery.
David Greene talks to Barry Manilow about his favorite Christmas music. In 2012, he released a compilation of his 3 Christmas albums. (This piece initially aired on Dec. 17, 2012 on Morning Edition).
Audiobooks as we know them have been around for about 25 years. But the form really took off when MP3 players like the iPod came out.