It’s life and times of American Master, Carl Sandburg. See the film, The Day Carl Sandburg Died, from American Masters and writer, director and editor, Paul Bonesteel.
See and hear Carl Sandburg read “Arches”: an excerpt from The Day Carl Sandburg Died.
The late and great Studs Terkel, author of Hard Times, Working, and The Good War, and his last thoughts on Carl Sandburg and the America Terkel documented and recorded his whole life.
“I also say, ‘The People, Yes,'” Terkel says, referring to the 300 page Sandburg poem of the same name. “But I have to add a proviso: The People, Perhaps or The People, Maybe.”
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.
The life and times of Carl Sandburg as told by Sandburg biographer, Penelope Niven.