Carl Sandburg: His Life, His Poetry, His Cause: Art with Purpose, Art for the People, Art for a Country!


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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 This article is about the writer. For the passenger train service, see Carl Sandburg (train).
Carl Sandburg

Sandburg in 1955
Born January 6, 1878
GalesburgIllinois
Died July 22, 1967 (aged 89)
Flat Rock, North Carolina
Occupation Journalist, author
Nationality American
Ethnicity Swedish
Alma mater Lombard College
Notable work(s) Abraham Lincoln: The War YearsRootabaga Stories
Notable award(s) Three Pulitzer Prizes
Spouse(s) Lilian Steichen
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 LincolnH. L. Mencken called Sandburg “indubitably an American in every pulse-beat”.

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