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Analysis and comments on Hoodlums by Carl Sandburg

Comment 2 of 2, added on May 26th, 2012 at 6:21 PM.

The poem was written at the height of the 1919 Chicago race riots where
both whites and blacks turned into hoodlums and killers.

Historian from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on January 29th, 2008 at 1:57 PM.


Shnana from United States

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Information about Hoodlums

Poet: Carl Sandburg
Poem: 24. Hoodlums
Volume: Smoke and Steel
- IV. Playthings of the Wind
Year: 1922
Added: Feb 4 2004
Viewed: 454 times
Poem of the Day: Apr 19 2004

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