From press release
PBS and UNC-TV will proudly premiere a new documentary focused of the riveting life, death, and legacy of the self-proclaimed "Eternal Hobo," Carl Sandburg. This 90-minute film will delve into Sandburg's bold political ideas and controversial writings during World War I. Paul Bonesteel, the Asheville filmmaker, provides a slew of archival photographs and footage, performances, readings, and original interviews. The film features an exciting line-up of interviews including Sandburg's daughter, grandson, and biographer, as well as poets, musicians, and acclaimed scholars reflecting on his works and how they play into the modern world.
To commemorate the 45th anniversary of Sandburg's death, PBS will air the film nationally on September 24th at 10 p.m. (ET). Following the premiere date, DVD's will be available to order through PBS distribution.
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