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Carl Sandburg - Gallery: The Carl Sandburg Archive

An exploration of the Carl Sandburg Archive from the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Sep 9th, 2012 | 1 comment

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David Geffen - Film Excerpt: David Geffen on Sunset Blvd.

A vintage scene from the Geffen-Roberts office on Sunset Blvd. in L.A.: a place where deals were made and a place where the show was as much about David Geffen as it was about the acts--from Neil Young to Joni Mitchell--he represented.

Sep 7th, 2012 | 7 comments

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David Geffen - Film Excerpt: Always About the Song

For David Geffen it came down to representing his friends and the songs that moved him. That's what made David Geffen.

Sep 7th, 2012 | 1 comment

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Carl Sandburg - Video Excerpt: Chicago, U.S.A.

See and hear Carl Sandburg's Chicago in a scene from The Day Carl Sandburg Died. It's a city that's the archetype of America: where we all come from. And, that's what came through in Sandburg's work from when he first wrote "Chicago" and published it as a part of Chicago Poems in 1916.

Sep 6th, 2012 | 0 comments

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Carl Sandburg - Film Comments: Paul Bonesteel

See and hear Paul Bonesteel, writer, director and editor of The Day Carl Sandburg Died, talk about how the film was made: the process, the characters, the interviews, and the history.

Sep 3rd, 2012 | 0 comments

Carl Sandburg - The American Songbag: I Ride an Old Paint

Hear Carl Sandburg sing, "I Ride an Old Paint," recorded in the 1930s and published as a part of his The American Songbag. Sandburg: "The song smells of saddle leather, sketches ponies and landscapes, and varies in theme from a realistic presentation of the drab Bill Jones and his violent wife to an ethereal prayer and cry of phantom tone."

Aug 25th, 2012 | 0 comments

Gene Kelly - Last Thoughts: 100 Years of Gene Kelly

Today we celebrate 100 years of American Master Gene Kelly. His wife of sixteen years, Betsy Blair, talks about Kelly’s legacy in an audio clip from our film, Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer.

Aug 23rd, 2012 | 0 comments

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Carl Sandburg - Education: Last Thoughts on Carl Sandburg

Dr. Penelope Niven is the author of Carl Sandburg: A Biography and Carl Sandburg: Adventures of a Poet. In a series of filmed interviews, see and hear Dr. Niven talk about the life and times of Carl Sandburg.

Aug 21st, 2012 | 0 comments

Carl Sandburg - Education: Carl Sandburg Timeline

The life and times of Carl Sandburg as told by Sandburg biographer, Penelope Niven.

Aug 18th, 2012 | 0 comments
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