The Circus: American Experience

The Circus: American Experience

This series follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era when Circus Day could shut down a town, and circus stars were among the most famous people in the country. For many Americans, the circus embodied the improbable and the impossible, the exotic and the spectacular.

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Previous Broadcasts

The Circus: American Experience-Part 2 (1897-1956)Part 2 (1897-1956)

Episode #3008

Sunday, Dec 23 2018 at 12:00 pm

The Circus: American Experience-Part 1 (1793-1891)Part 1 (1793-1891)

Episode #3007

Sunday, Dec 16 2018 at 12:00 pm