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Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.

Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.
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Dublin, Ireland

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Patrick Geoghegan taking you on journeys through history every Sunday from 7pm - 8pm.

Twitter:

@NewstalkFM

Language:

English

Contact:

Newstalk HQ Marconi House Digges Lane Dublin 2 1890 453106


Episodes

Best of November Books

11/20/2017
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This week Patrick looks at the best history books available this November.

Duration: 00:52:19


Capitalism: A Force For Good or Evil?

11/13/2017
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This week on ‘Talking History’ Patrick is joined by a panel of experts to discuss the history of Capitalism.

Duration: 00:40:18


Conor Cruise O'Brien: Public Intellectual and Historian

11/6/2017
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Following a successful symposium at Trinity College celebrating the centenary of the birth of Conor Cruise O’Brien, Patrick and tonight's panel discuss his life and work.

Duration: 00:53:04


Best of October Books

10/23/2017
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This week Patrick takes a look at a range of the best new history books on offer this October.

Duration: 00:48:59


Blaise Pascal: A History of an Intellectual Icon

10/16/2017
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This week Patrick and a panel of Mathematicians and Philosophers discuss the contribution of French polymath Blaise Pascal to intellectual history.

Duration: 01:11:12


Marlon Brando: The Life, The Legend

10/3/2017
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From ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ to ‘The Godfather’, 'Talking History' finds out all there is to know about the life and legacy of Marlon Brando.

Duration: 00:50:10


The British Raj: A History

10/2/2017
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This week Patrick and a high profile panel of historians, writers and politicians discuss the impact of British rule in India.

Duration: 01:13:07


History of Vietnam, Aviation and everything in-between

9/25/2017
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This week Patrick looks at the best history books available this September.

Duration: 00:51:31


President Ronald Reagan's Visit to Ireland

9/18/2017
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This week Patrick and a panel of historians, journalists and biographers discuss President Ronald Reagan's visit to Ireland in 1984.

Duration: 01:04:08


The Aztecs - World's Greatest Civilization?

9/11/2017
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This week Patrick and an esteemed range of historians, anthropologists and cultural commentators discuss the lasting legacy of the Aztec Empire.

Duration: 01:09:03


The Punic Wars

7/17/2017
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Tommy Graham of History Ireland leads a panel discussion that delves into the fascinating wars between Carthage and Rome and the enigmatic figure of Hannibal Barca

Duration: 00:52:23


The Story of the World and other books

7/11/2017
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Patrick talks with the authors of some of the best new history books, incluing a look at Richard Duke of York, Michael Davitt, and Ireland's relationship with the Nazis

Duration: 00:49:59


I divorce thee!

7/4/2017
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Following the success of the discussion on the history of marriage, Talking History has decided to delve into the history of divorce and how it has varied through time

Duration: 00:52:19


Why did Dickens write 'A Christmas Carol'?

12/27/2016
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Charles Dickens helped shape the Christmas we all know and love today through his iconic 'A Christmas Carol'. Patrick talks with a panel of experts about this book

Duration: 00:57:02


The history of The Great Pyramid of Giza

12/11/2016
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Patrick talks with a panel of experts about the history of the Great Pyramid of Giza. How old is this great structure? How were they made? And what was their importance?

Duration: 00:43:36


Irish foreign policy in the 1950s

11/21/2016
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In 1955 Ireland joined the UN, this would have massive ramifications for the island & its place in the world. Join Patrick as he looks at the foreign policy of the 1950s.

Duration: 00:47:49


What is Voodoo?

11/14/2016
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Voodoo is often misunderstood, becoming overly associated with magic, zombies, & dolls. Join Patrick as he unpacks the real history & practices of this fantastic religion

Duration: 00:47:42


The great Scottish victory at Bannockburn

11/7/2016
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Patrick talks with a panel of experts about the famous Battle of Bannockburn and it's impact on Scottish history and identity

Duration: 00:53:36


The Mind of the Revolution

10/24/2016
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An oft overlooked player in the Easter Rising, Seán Mac Diarmada was a chief planner of the events of 1916. Patrick and a panel of explore Mac Diarmada's life and legacy

Duration: 00:48:59


What are the best war films?

10/17/2016
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In this book special Patrick looks at Ireland's Enlightenment, the post-Rising trials, the rise of Modern France, the life of Daniel O'Connell, and the 50 best war films

Duration: 00:48:15

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