By Carl Sandburg
The Chicago Race Riots, July, 1919 with a preface through Ralph McGill and introductory be aware by way of Walter Lippmann.
CARL SANDBURG (1878–1967) was once two times provided the Pulitzer Prize, first in 1940 for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and back in 1951 for whole Poems. prior to turning into often called a poet, he labored as a milkman, an ice harvester, a dishwasher, a salesperson, a fireman, and a journalist. between his classics are the Rootabaga tales, which he wrote for his younger daughters firstly of his lengthy and distinctive literary occupation.
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