Knox involved in PBS Sandburg special

From: State Journal Register (Springfield, IL)

About a year ago, I drove from Bloomington to Champaign for a long-anticipated viewing of filmmaker Paul Bonesteel’s documentary, “The Day Carl Sandburg Died.”… [which premiered on PBS on] Monday, Sept. 24. [Several Knox College faculty and alumni were involved in the production, and scenes included Sandburg's] early morning walks across Galesburg’s Knox College campus, home of an 1858 debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas. He’d stop “in winter sunrise, in broad summer daylight, in falling snow or rain, in all the weathers of a year” to look at the plaque commemorating the debate, [which] aroused an interest in the 16th President so strong that it led Sandburg to write a six-volume Lincoln biography… Read more…