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  • Aug 26 3:30 am
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    The Circus: American Experience
    Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. (Part 1 of 2)
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  • Aug 27 3:30 am
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    The Circus: American Experience
    See how Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey merged to create a circus of more than 1,100 people and 1,000 animals, only to limp through the Great Depression against competition from radio and movies. In 1956, the big top was pulled down for good. (Part 2 of 2)
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  • Aug 20 1:00 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    The Circus: American Experience
    Travel back to 1793 Philadelphia, when America's first circus was established, and witness its crash into American culture. (Part 1 of 2)
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
  • Aug 27 1:00 am
    WATCH EPISODES
    The Circus: American Experience
    See how Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey merged to create a circus of more than 1,100 people and 1,000 animals, only to limp through the Great Depression against competition from radio and movies. In 1956, the big top was pulled down for good. (Part 2 of 2)
    WATCH EPISODES PROGRAM PAGE
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