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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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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

Carl Sandburg - Podcast: Meet Carl Sandburg

It's American Masters radio: the other AM, on the podcast dial. For this hour, "Meet Carl Sandburg," from NBC Radio's Biography in Sound series. This 1955 broadcast is a documentary in sound about the poet, author, musician, and historian, Carl Sandburg: all told through readings and songs from Sandburg, as well as interviews with the people that knew him--describing him as if he were as big as Paul Bunyan.

Aug 17th, 2012 | 1 comment

Gore Vidal - Gore Vidal: The Quotable American

Remembering Gore Vidal (1925-2012): a man that had an answer for everything and everyone.

Aug 2nd, 2012 | 1 comment

Judy Garland - POSTCARD: Judy Garland

National Encore of JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF airs on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 9:00 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).

Jun 20th, 2012 | 1 comment
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