GERMAN PROFESSOR GUNTHER VON HAGENS PERFORMS A PUBLIC AUTOPSY IN
German Professor Gunther von Hagens performs a public autopsy on a
72-year-old man in front of an audience at the Atlantis gallery in
London November 20, 2002. Von Hagens is carrying out the first public
post-mortem examination in Great Britain since the 1830s despite being
threatened with arrest after Her Majesty's Inspector of Anatomy ruled
on November 19 that he did not have a licence to carry out the autopsy.