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Carl Sandburg (1878–1967)

Carl Sandburg was born on January 6, 1878 in Galesburg, Illinois, USA. He is known for his work on Lincoln (1974), Bomber (1941) and The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965). He was married to Lilian Steichen. He died on July 22, 1967 in Flat Rock, North Carolina, USA. See full bio »

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 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (poems - 1 episode)
- Carl Sandburg: Echoes and Silences (1982) ... (poems)
 1974 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series) (book)
 1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told (uncredited)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series) (book - 1 episode)
 1941 Bomber (Documentary short)
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(September 5 to 10, 1960) His works was adapted into a play, "The World of Carl Sandburg," by Norman Corwin in a John Lane and Armand Deutsch Production at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Bette Davis, Leif Erickson and Clark Allen in the cast. Norman Corwin was also director. See more »

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Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. See more »


Pictured on a 13¢ US commemorative postage stamp in the American Poets series, issued in his honor 6 January 1978 (100th anniversary of his birth). See more »

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