In a tribute to the placid, talented, baseball player Joe DiMaggio, Alistair Cooke reflects on the character of a gentleman.

Release date:

Available now

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Mar 1999 21:00

Featured in...

Why do Americans love their flag?

Why do Americans love their flag?

How The Stars and Stripes became an emotional symbol of a nation.

Discover more programmes

The Statue of Liberty

The best of Radio 4: opinion pieces, history, international reporting, books and culture.