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Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 � July 22, 1967)
was an American poet, writer, and editor who won three Pulitzer Prizes,
two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln.
During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as "a major figure in contemporary literature",
especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems (1916), Cornhuskers (1918),
and Smoke and Steel (1920). He enjoyed "unrivaled appeal as a poet in his day,
perhaps because the breadth of his experiences connected him with so many strands of American life",
and at his death in 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson observed that "Carl Sandburg
was more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius.
He was America."
October 14th, 2015
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