KCPWPresentsEach week KCPW brings you an insightful and refreshing hour of analysis of the world around you. Sometimes, this is a special documentary produced in our studios, sometimes it’s a collaboration with our community partners and sometimes it’s a hand-picked piece, produced by an outside source. Regardless of the source, the piece is always thought provoking. Every Friday at 10 am and 8 pm.

KCPW Presents: “The Response – America’s Story (ep.3)” (3/24/17)

In March, The Response — America’s Story tackles one of President Trump’s signature issues: immigration. Contributors from a dozen states and every corner of the world tell how they got here and what they hope happens next. An Indonesian engineer loses his job and his legal status, but wins the immigration lottery and lands in […]

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KCPW Presents: “The Chieftains: San Patricio” (3/17/17)

Public Media Service and Joyride Media are happy to present a one-hour CHIEFTAINS & RY COODER radio special featuring their unique take on a rarely told chapter of Irish-American history – the story of the “San Patricio Battalion,” Irish immigrant soldiers in the US-Mexican War who deserted their US posts to fight for the Mexican […]

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NHMU Lecture: Naomi Starkman on the rise of the good food movement

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Civil Eats, the James Beard Award-winning daily news source for critical thought about the American food system, Naomi Starkman is quickly becoming one of the leading minds in reimagining the way we think and talk about food. In the decade following the publication of Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a movement has […]

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NHMU Lecture: Caleb Harper on Reinventing Our Food Future

2015 National Geographic emerging explorer, Caleb Harper has taken the forefront of futuristic farming as the leader of a diverse group of engineers, architects, and scientists in the exploration and development of future food systems.   As the climate changes and water becomes scarce in many parts of the world, growing enough food to feed […]

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Panel Explores Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees, the University of Utah College of Social Work organized a panel discussion on the implications of the order for refugees and immigrants in Utah, across the country and around the world. KCPW was on hand to record the hour-long conversation – which […]

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