American Experience

The Circus, Part 2

Season 30 Episode 10 | 1h 53m 21s Video has closed captioning.

Revisit the heyday of this distinctly American form of entertainment when former rivals Barnum, Bailey and the Ringling Brothers joined forces to present the “greatest show on earth” in big cities and small towns across the country.

Aired: 10/09/18

Expires: 10/10/21

Rating: TV-PG

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