Pharmacist Tried To Ruin Vaccines, Celebrating Composer Florence Price

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A Vial Of The Moderna Vaccine
A vial of the Moderna vaccine that was administered to hospital staff at Wausau Aspirus Hospital on Dec. 22, 2020. Photo courtesy of Aspirus

We hear about a Wisconsin pharmacist charged with trying to ruin COVID-19 vaccines as the case heads to sentencing. Then, we learn about the challenges and successes of Florence Price, a classical composer known for numerous musical firsts as a Black woman.

Featured in this Show

  • Pharmacist Awaits Sentencing After Spoiling Vaccine

    A former pharmacist awaits sentencing after attempting to ruin some Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at Aurora Hospital in Grafton. We receive updates on the case from a Milwaukee Business Journal reporter.

  • A Highly-Noted Composer: Florence Price

    A musical prodigy, Florence Price graduated from college at 19 to become a classical music composer and pianist. She won a national award in 1932 and became the first Black woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra in 1933. We discuss her life and groundbreaking accomplishments.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Rich Kirchen Guest
  • Stephanie E Elkins Guest

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