Portrait of the real estate magnate, advertising genius, politician, scam artist, and "greatest showman on earth" who gave America the three-ring circus. Enjoy a look at Barnum's American Museum, where he presented such bizarre acts as the Feejee Mermaid (actually a monkey head sewn to a fish body) and midget Tom Thumb.
Check out BIO’s original video series, American Freedom Stories, about the historic events of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, and the leaders and everyday heroes who fought to make racial equality a reality. Watch videos.
The Emmy Award-winning Education Department of A&E Television Networks develops educational resources for teachers. Check out some fascinating BIO BLOG articles by the education team.
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