History Archive

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: American Settler Colonialism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: April 15, 2015) – Walter Hixson, a distinguished professor of history at the University of

CityViews 11/1/12: The Founders and Faith/Youth, Food and Growth

  Segment 1: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” That’s the start

CityViews 9/17/12: Utah Radicals/225th Constitutional Anniversary Wishes

  Segment 1: The Utah of the 21st century is known for its social and political conservatism, but surprisingly, the Beehive State

Provo’s Ancestry.com Offers Free World War II Records

A popular family genealogy website based in Provo is offering free access to millions of World War II records to mark tomorrow’s

CityViews 11/21/11: Does Poetry Still Matter?

Segment 1: From Aristotle to Shelley to Frost, humans have strung together words in a lyrical, meaningful way. But in a world

“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

Opening Set for Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of Utah has announced it will welcome patrons into its new home in early winter. The Rio Tinto

Mountain Meadows Massacre Site to Receive Designation

This Sunday not only marks the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, but also 154 years since the Mountain Meadows Massacre

Politics Up Close: Remembering the Utah War

There’s another tragic event that happened on a September 11th that Utahns are familiar with – the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857.