The Ringling Brothers
Clip: Season 30 | 1m 14s
Sons of poor immigrants in the Midwest, the Ringling Brothers expanded within a decade from a small regional circus to a large traveling circus across the country, and ultimately bought Barnum and Bailey to become the largest circus in history.
Aired: 10/08/18 |
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
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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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