What can be gained from poetry? As Carl Sandburg proves, poetry can be used as a vehicle for social reform.
I made this documentary as part of an English project and editted it on PowerDirector 9.0.
Sandburg in 1955
|Born||January 6, 1878
|Died||July 22, 1967 (aged 89)
Flat Rock, North Carolina
|Alma mater||Lombard College|
|Notable work(s)||Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, Rootabaga Stories|
|Notable award(s)||Three Pulitzer Prizes|
|Children||Margaret, Helga, and Janet|
Carl Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American writer and editor, best known for his poetry. He was the recipient of threePulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and another for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. H. L. Mencken called Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”.