The Circus: Episode 1 Trailer
Clip: Season 30 | 30s
Explore the early days of this popular, influential and distinctly American form of entertainment during an era when master showmen P.T. Barnum, James Bailey and the Ringling Brothers transformed the nation’s popular culture.
Aired: 10/08/18 |
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
Clip: S30 | 1m 38s
Clip: S30 | 1m 19s
The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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