Don Bradman

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2006122520070101

Myth, Reality, Commodity

Mark Whitaker reports on controversies surrounding the legacy of Australia's most famous cricketer.

Not long before Sir Donald Bradman died in 2001, the country's Prime Minister described him as the greatest living Australian, and for many of his countrymen Bradman enjoys iconic status.

Others see a political agenda behind the creation of a myth about the cricketer.

Meanwhile, Australia's courts have been busy deciding who can and cannot make commercial use of the Bradman name.

20061225

- Myth, Reality, Commodity

Mark Whitaker reports on controversies surrounding the legacy of Australia's most famous cricketer.

Not long before Sir Donald Bradman died in 2001, the country's Prime Minister described him as 'the greatest living Australian', and for many of his countrymen Bradman enjoys iconic status.

Others see a political agenda behind the creation of a myth about the cricketer.

Meanwhile, Australia's courts have been busy deciding who can and cannot make commercial use of the Bradman name.