American Experience

The Circus: Episode 1 Trailer

Clip: Season 30 | 30s

Explore the early days of this popular, influential and distinctly American form of entertainment during an era when master showmen P.T. Barnum, James Bailey and the Ringling Brothers transformed the nation’s popular culture.

Aired: 10/08/18

Rating: NR

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