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This edition: "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life Ota Benga" Pamela Newkirk

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 14, 2015.

First aired: September 21, 2015.

In the early 1900's, Ota Benga, a Congolese man, was captured and featured as an exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair, to be caged and put on display 2 years later, at the Bronx Zoo. In "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga," author Pamela Newkirk traces those responsible for the misery suffered by Ota Benga.

Guest List

Pamela Newkirk Author, "Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga”

  • Rachel Swaby
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Giselle Routhier
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Liz Evans
  • Sunday, June 17 - 9:30am
  • Monday, June 18 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:00am, 2:00pm