Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg {1878-1967} was a biographer and poet, newspaper columnist and activist, and collector of folksongs. He often championed the working class, and his writing has been described as insightful celebrations of the American spirit. Sandburg worked as a journalist during both world wars, and he received his first Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. He received a second Pulitzer Prize in 1951 for Collected Poems.
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