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Circus: American Experience - The Circus, Part 1

The Circus, Part 1
Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. The arrival of P. T. Barnum in 1871 transformed the trade, and the five Ringling brothers created a spectacle of their own.
Monday Oct 8th9:00pmWGBY 57/HD
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Sunday Oct 14th1:00pmWGBY 57/HD
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/dKswGrzmleE9X88fq5c8CQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. The arrival of P. T. Barnum in 1871 transformed the trade, and the five Ringling brothers created a spectacle of their own. /episodes/get/85495 /episode/85495 Circus: American Experience: The Circus, Part 1 /episode-player/85495