The Day Carl Sandburg Died (#2505)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
See and hear Carl Sandburg read "Arches": an excerpt from "The Day Carl Sandburg Died." These words appear in... 01:08
Watch the trailer for "The Day Carl Sandburg Died." It premieres on AMERICAN MASTERS Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 at 10... 01:47
See and hear Carl Sandburg's Chicago in a scene from "The Day Carl Sandburg Died." It's a city that's the archetype of... 02:46
Full Program: Explores the life, works and beliefs of the late writer and civil rights activist. 01:25:12
For the first time, American Masters profiles a sports figure: a deliberate woman who has been a major force in... 02:01
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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