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The Man Behind The Greatest Show On Earth

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The famous quote attributed to P.T. Barnum is “there’s a sucker born every minute.” But Barnum biographer Robert Wilson says the man could never have said such a thing. Barnum was the eternal optimist, a lover of audience imagination, and a genius marketer that knew what a crowd would pay for. Wilson talks with host Krys Boyd about Barnum’s still larger-than-life legacy, captured in his book, “Barnum: An American Life.”