On Monday, October 8th, and Tuesday October 9th, PBS (The Public Broadcasting Service) is launching a new four hour mini series as part of their American Experience program called simply The Circus that will track the meteoric rise and fall of American circus impressarios and their legacy starting in the late 19th century and leading up until 1956. In addition to delving deeply in to the long history of circus, there will be some forays in to the present day state of American circus and many familiar faces will be seen in this documentary, including Jessica Hentoff, founder of Circus Harmony. Another example is a digital short that will be featured on the PBS website starting on Sunday called the ACROBAT featuring the sto...
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