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Joe Dimaggio Biography

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Joe Dimaggio Biography

Joe Dimaggio Biography

Joe Dimaggio Biography

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUEST: RICHARD BEN CRAMER *Author Joe DiMaggio: The Hero's Life (Simon & Schuster 2000) and What it Takes: The Way to the White House (Vintage Books, 1993) Prize-winning author Richard Ben Cramer has written a new book called "JoeDiMaggio: The Hero's Life." The biography dissects the many layers of the American Mythic tale of Joe DiMaggio and shows us the more complex man. During this World Series week, host Neal Conan takes a look at arguably the quintessential New York Yankee, Joe DiMaggio.