Live Broadcasts Archive

Town Hall Meeting: “Cleaning Up Utah’s Air”

  A recent Salt Lake Tribune public opinion finds that by a 3-to-1 margin, Utahns are fed up with air pollution. They want policy makers

“Are you ready for Obamacare?”

The Affordable Health Care Act is here, but are you ready? This live forum attempts to answer your questions about how 'Obamacare'

10/2/2013: “Clean Air Forum: SLC council candidates debate air quality.”

This special, live broadcast aired on KCPW-FM 88.3 and 105.3 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7 PM. Candidates for Salt Lake City

Dr. Brian Hare delivers final Nature of Things lecture for 2013 series

The only way to understand what it is to be human is to know what it is like to be not human.

Dr. June Round Delivers 2013 Nature of Things Lecture

ReDefining Human:  How Microbes Influence Who We Are Humans are home to vast consortium of bacteria that outnumber our own cells by

Health Care Reform: Medicine, Myths, and Realities, a Panel Discussion on the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act has been hotly debated since it was enacted in March, 2010.  On October 30, a panel discussion featuring

Independent/Third-Party Congressional Candidates Debate Political System at City Library

Five independent and third-party candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate offered their thoughts about the U.S. political system

Shumway Concerned about Funding, Education Governance in Final State of Education Address

“We cannot have the best school system in the country and be the lowest in the country in funding.” State Superintendent Larry

Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich Delivers McMurrin Lecture

On Friday, August 24, the Tanner Humanities Center held the 2012 Sterling M. McMurrin Lecture featuring Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

Street Medicine: It May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered

Drs. Jim Withers and Pat Perri, leaders of the Street Medicine Institute, say the service of resource-poor individuals is an opportunity to

Salt Lake County Leaders Address Employees About County’s Future (Full Audio)

What will Salt Lake County look like in 5 years? The county's leaders pondered the question with its employees today during

RadioLab Hosts Deliver 2012 Nature of Things Finale

During the finale of the 2012 Nature of Things Lecture Series, RadioLab hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich took listeners behind the

Sharon Begley Delivers Nature of Things Lecture

Sharon Begley is Senior Science and Health Correspondent for Reuters. Listen as she shares an astonishing story with implications for health,

Scientist Turned Filmmaker Randy Olson Delivers 2012 Nature of Things Opener

Scientist-turned-filmmaker Randy Olson delivered the opening lecture of the 2012 Nature of Things Lecture Series at the City Library on Thursday, February

Governor Herbert Delivers 2012 State of the State Address

Utah Governor Gary Herbert delivered the 2012 State of the State Address tonight on Capitol Hill. In his speech, the Governor

The Leonardo Hosts Civil Rights Panel Discussion

National civil rights leaders gathered at The Leonardo, Utah's science, technology and art museum, on Friday evening for a roundtable discussion in

“Joe Hill and the History of Utah Radicalism” Panel Discussion

Listen to our podcast of a panel discussion from the 14th annual Utah Humanities Book Festival, “Joe Hill and the History of

Superintendent Larry Shumway Delivers State of Utah Education Address

Superintendent Larry Shumway discussed the Utah State Board of Education’s legislative agenda, which includes teacher tenure and merit pay, and reported on

U.S. Poet Laureate William S. Merwin Speaks at Main City Library

United States Poet Laureate William S. Merwin spoke at the Salt Lake City Main Library on Wednesday, October 5 as part of

Author Charles M. Payne Speaks at City Library’s Cultural and Religious Pluralism Conference

On Sunday, September 11, 2011, author Charles M. Payne presented a lecture titled Strong People Don't Need Strong Leaders: Building Movements From

City Library Hosts Pluralism Conference

KCPW broadcast a discussion from the Salt Lake City Main Library's Cultural and Religious Pluralism Conference, called The Role of Youth in

Author Jeremy N. Smith Lectures About ‘Growing a Garden City’

In his book Growing A Garden City author Jeremy N. Smith documents the creation of an agriculture supported community in Missoula, Montana.

Local Experts Discuss Clean Energy in Utah

How is the race for clean energy playing out in Utah? What are our assets and challenges? A panel of

Jonathan Hoekstra Speaks About “Energy By Design”

Nature Conservancy Senior Scientist Jonathan Hoekstra, lead author of The Atlas of Global Conservation, took part in the 2011 Nature of Things

Fredd Krupp Delivers Nature of Things Keynote Lecture

Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund, delivered the keynote lecture of the 2011 Nature of Things series on March 2

Is Democracy Possible In Egypt?

The unrest in Egypt has topped national headlines during the first weeks of 2011. During a round table Friday at the Salt

Politics Up Close: The Arizona Experience

Today, we broadcast a panel discussion KCPW moderated at Sprague Library in Sugar House, called Immigration Policy, the Arizona Experience, hosted by

Jeff Muhs Opens 2011 Nature of Things Lecture Series

Jeff Muhs, director of Utah State University’s Energy Dynamics Laboratory opened this year’s Nature of Things Lecture Series on February 16 at

Dangerous Passions: Legacies of America’s Hostage Crisis with Iran

Dr. Roxane Farmanfarmaian, visiting scholar at the University of Utah's Middle East Center, presented Dangerous Passions: Legacies of America's Hostage Crisis with