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“There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute”: An Examination of P.T. Barnum’s Methods and Museum Controversy Today 

Galati, Leslie Ann (2014-01-09)
The purpose of this paper is to show that P.T. Barnum’s methods have been used in contemporary museums when dealing with controversial exhibits. This contention is supported by first exploring P.T. Barnum’s production of ...