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An exploration of the American burial ritual, including conversations with writers, funeral directors, ministers, sociologists, and anthropologists. Topics include problematic dichotomy of funeral industry as a business vs. providing a social service and the ceremonial nature behind burial or cremation.

Documentary includes music and sound elements.

Awarded:

1977 Broadcast Media Award, Information/Documentary for Non-Commercial Radio category

1977 Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Honorable Mention

1977 National Headliner Award, Outstanding Documentary by a Radio Network category

1978 Ohio State Award, Radio Program category

1977 The Major Armstrong Award, Certificate of Merit

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