The struggling circus

The decline of the greatest shows on earth
Friday, November 30, 2007 | 5:16 p.m. CST; updated 2:22 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

In its heyday, the circus was one of the most anticipated events to roll through town. But the Great Depression and new forms of entertainment helped close the curtain on the glory of the traveling circus. Click here for multimedia and more story...

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