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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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Served as Poet Laureate, appointed by President John F. Kennedy See more »

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[on babies] A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on. See more »


Won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry in 1919 for the volume "Corn Huskers" and in 1951 for "Complete Poems". See more »

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