Ronald Reagan, the purging of Muslim Spain, and a history of dating

Talking History looks at some of the best new history books

Another month, another Talking History book special. Join Patrick Geoghegan as he talks with the authors of some amazing books that explore some of the most intriguing parts of our history.

Kicking off the show, Iwan Morgan talks about Ronald Reagan and his biography of this American Icon.

Matthew Carr then takes us through King Philip III's purging of Muslims from Spain.

Uncovering the history of Lockheed's incredible stealth jet, Paul Crickmore tells the story of the SR-71 Blackbird.

From stealth planes to seaside Cork, Kieran Groeger explores the history of Youghal and the secrets this town holds.

Wrapping up the show Nichi Hodgson delves into the curious history of dating and how our search for love has changed throughout time.