P.T. Barnum’s “Man Monkey” – From Human Zoos Now on YouTube

On this episode of ID the Future from the vault, CSC Associate Director John West exposes the darker side of P.T. Barnum. Maybe you’ve watched The Greatest Showman – but have you heard of Barnum’s “What Is It?” exhibit? Listen in for more about racist displays of human “freaks” and how the science of the day endorsed Social Darwinism. For more, watch Human Zoos, newly released on YouTube.

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