Explaining It to Ourselves: The Phases of National Mourning in Space Tragedy
Format of Original
13 p.; 26 cm
Taylor & Francis
Central States Speech Journal
Original Item ID
doi: 10.1080/10510978609368217; Shelves: PN 4071 .C457 1986 v. 37, Memorial Periodicals
This essay relies on grief literature to develop a heuristic model of patterned stages of national mourning. This model is applied to lend insight into print mediated accounts of the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.