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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”

  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Saturday, April 21 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 22 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 23 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 28 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Miao Wang  
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, May 5 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, May 6 - 9:30am
  • Monday, May 7 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 12 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, May 14 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Susan Rodriguez
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 7 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 8 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 14 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Saturday, March 24 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 25 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 26 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 31 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 11:30pm