Nurse shortage, Weaponization of government

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A nurse gestures as she speaks to someone about to receive a vaccine.
Leah Haag speaks to someone before administering a COVID-19 vaccination Friday, April 9, 2021, in Baraboo, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

Two experts in the field of nursing give us an update on the challenges facing the profession. Then, a journalist and a history professor help us better understand claims from the Weaponization of Government Subcommittee in Congress.

Featured in this Show

  • Nurse morale, staff and faculty shortage in Wisconsin

    We talk with two leaders in nursing education and workforce in Wisconsin about the state of the profession.

  • How much evidence is there of government weaponization?

    The US House of Representative’s Weaponization of Government Subcommittee has made some bold claims about the actions of the FBI and US Justice Department. We compare the claims to the committees’ testimony so far and get some historical perspective on the purpose and power of similar legislative investigations.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Gina Dennik-Champion Guest
  • Jill Guttormson Guest
  • Sophia Cai Guest
  • John Cooper Guest

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