Iowa Funeral Directors Want To Change Education Requirements For Morticians05:32
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In Iowa, there's a conversation going on about whether to raise the degree requirements for morticians for the first time in 60 years. This comes as it's been difficult to get new funeral directors across the country.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Bill Armstrong, president of the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and owner of Armstrong Funeral Homes in Mount Ayr, Iowa.

This segment aired on June 12, 2018.

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