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Native Land Part 1

Native Land Part 1

Broadcast: September 22, 1941
Added: Sep 11 2014

Carl Sandburg was a poet and biographer, who wrote many, many pieces. The two he is the most remembered for, are the ones you will here today on this Cavalcade of America. He reads "The People, Yes!, and "Abraham Lincoln, The War Years". It begins on Monday 22nd September 1941 at a time in Gaylesburg, Illinois, when some of the prairie was still grass. In the home of Carl Sandburg's father, an immigrant Swede who could not write his own name, he dictates a letter to his young son...