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Carl Sandburg

1878 - 1967
Carl Sandburg was an American poet, writer, and editor, who won three Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime. Because of his diverse life experiences, he related to many different classes of American society and thus his works touched many. At his death, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared, “Carl Sandburg was more than the voice of America, more than the poet of its strength and genius. He was America.”