Columbus: hero or villain?

The legacy of Christopher Columbus is examined by Alistair Cooke. Should he be regarded as a hero or an enslaving villain?

Release date:

Available now

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Oct 1992 21:00

Related topics

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.