Submitted by nwhite on Wed, 2014-11-12 11:55
Writer and poet
Poet, journalist and historian, Carl Sandburg was one of the most famous literary figures of the 20th century.
Sandburg also wrote a six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln. The last volume earned him the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1940. His Complete Poems won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1951, and in 1964 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.