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American Experience : Circus 3008

Preview | 30s

Its history was shaped by a tension between its unconventional entertainments and prevailing standards of respectability; and that its promise for ordinary people was the possibility for personal reinvention. For many Americans, the circus embodied the improbable and the impossible, the exotic and the spectacular.

Aired: 10/09/18

Rating: NR

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