The Day Carl Sandburg Died is a tribute to the life and work of iconic American writer, Carl Sandburg. The creative legacy of Sandburg is explored in this feature length documentary through rare archival footage and a notable cast of scholars, performers and family members including Sandburg’s daughter, Helga Sandburg Crile. Other cast members include Pete Seeger, Norman Corwin, Studs Terkel and contemporary poets Marc Kelly Smith and Ted Kooser, among others.
The Day Carl Sandburg Died was broadcast on PBS American Masters in September 2012. The film recently won ‘Best Educational Film’ for The Day Carl Sandburg Died, at the 32nd International Festival of Films on Art.
The Day Carl Sandburg Died is currently for sale on iTunes.