Death on Display: Human Remains Are Being Removed From Museums, Movies, and Disney Rides
The ethics of the past are colliding with the present. At what point do education and entertainment disrespect the deceased? — On a red Spring day in June of 1783, a group of bounty hunters surrounded Charles Byrne's house. They came with billhooks and pikes, hungry to seize their prey's weary bones. The frenzy got so heated that one newspaper reported the men were like "harpooners" attacking an "enormous whale."