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CARL SANDBURG

 Carl Sandburg Reads “Arches”

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Carl Sandburg Reads “Arches”

See and hear Carl Sandburg read "Arches": an excerpt from The Day Carl Sandburg Died.

 Pete Seeger: Little Teaspoons

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Pete Seeger: Little Teaspoons

Pete Seeger brought the song "We Shall Overcome" to the forefront of causes for American workers in the 1940s and later to the Civil Rights Movement in the 50s and 60s. As a singer and songwriter, his songs have always been about we, the people. ...

 Studs Terkel: Sandburg Packs a Wallop

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Studs Terkel: Sandburg Packs a Wallop

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 ...

 Video The Train to Rootabaga Country

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Video The Train to Rootabaga Country

Follow Carl Sandburg to Rootabaga Country: an excerpt from ‘The Day Carl Sandburg Died.’

 Carl Sandburg on Chicago, U.S.A.

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Carl Sandburg on 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 ...

 Filmmaker Interview: Paul Bonesteel

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Filmmaker Interview: 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.

 Norman Corwin: Go On Spider

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

Norman Corwin: Go On Spider

The late and great Norman Corwin was from the generation after Carl Sandburg's. Writing for radio in the 1930s and 40s, Corwin's broadcast titles included, "The Plot to Overthrow Christmas," a drama entirely in rhyming verse in which demons and historical figures from Hell tried ...

 Education: Last Thoughts on Carl Sandburg

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

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.

 About the Film

The Day Carl Sandburg Died

About the Film

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.' One of the most successful writers in the English language, Sandburg was a three-time Pulitzer ...