American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning
04/16/14 - Someone dies…what happens next? Wednesday’s Topical Currents looks at America’s relationship with death today with NPR award winning reporter and producer Kate Sweeney. She’s written American Afterlife: Encounters in the Customs of Mourning. We’ll explore the evolution of grief, quirky memorial traditions, the “green” funeral movement, photographing the dead- and how cemeteries became the hottest dating spot in town. That’s Topical Currents Wednesday at 1 1pm.