Title

Explaining It to Ourselves: The Phases of National Mourning in Space Tragedy

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

13 p.; 26 cm

Publication Date

1986

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

Source Publication

Central States Speech Journal

Source ISSN

0008-9575

Original Item ID

doi: 10.1080/10510978609368217; Shelves: PN 4071 .C457 1986 v. 37, Memorial Periodicals

Abstract

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.

Comments

Central States Speech Journal, Vol. 37, No. 3 (1986): 180-192. DOI.