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Cadavers Exhibit Prompts Ethical Questions

Exhibitions of human cadavers attract thousands of visitors across the country -- and rakes in millions. The exhibits have also raised ethical concerns. Guests discuss the science, showmanship and controversy of the exhibition of bodies.

Guests:

Neda Ulaby, cultural reporter for NPR

Anita Allen, professor of law and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania; author of The New Ethics: A Guided Tour of the Twenty-First Century Moral Landscape; wrote op-ed in The Phildelphia Inquirer about about the Body World exhibit

Rabbi Morley T. Feinstein, senior rabbi at University Synagogue; member of the Ethics Advisory Committee for the California Science Center that helped review the Body World exhibit for the California Science Center

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