American Masters

Trailer: The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Preview: 08/10/2012 | 1m 45s

Carl Sandburg was, as he said it, 'The Eternal Hobo.' For much of the 20th century, Sandburg was synonymous with the American experience, a spokesman on behalf of 'the people.' See the trailer for 'The Day Carl Sandburg Died,' which premiers nationally Monday, September 24, at 10 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings).

Aired: 08/10/12

Expired: 09/23/16

Rating: NR

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