For 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has been awing audiences with acrobatic spectacles and animal stunts. But next month, “the greatest show on earth” will take its final bow after its parent company pulled the plug…
By PBS NewsHour
Slumping ticket sales, high operating costs and the company's decision last year to eliminate elephants from performances made the business unsustainable.
By Michael D. Regan
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