Season 26, Episode 6 The Day Carl Sandburg Died
First Aired: September 24, 2012
"The Day Carl Sandburg Died" examines the life and legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet-author Carl Sandburg (1878-1967). The profile features remarks from his daughter Helga Sandburg Crile and grandson John Carl Steichen; friends Norman Corwin (1910-2011) and Pete Seeger; author Studs Terkel (1912-2008); biographer Penelope Niven; poets Ted Kooser, Robin O. Metz, Geoffrey O'Brien, Marc Kelly Smith and Yevgeny Yevtushenko; and singer-songwriter Dan Zanes.
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- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)