Each 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.
Neil, Buzz, and Michael made it look effortless, but the moon landing was neither easy nor inevitable. Soon after President Kennedy publicly stated the goal of sending Americans to the moon, NASA confessed that the chances of success were only about 50/50. But on July 20, 1969, despite enormous difficulties, astronauts stepped onto the lunar […]
On Wednesday, July 10th, the eight candidates for Salt Lake City Mayor attended a forum hosted by the Greater Avenues Community Council in the LDS Hospital auditorium. The event was moderated by University of Utah professor emeritus Gene Fitzgerald, and featured questions about the candidates’ positions on the Utah Inland Port, homelessness and affordable housing, air […]
On Wednesday, June 26th, KCPW broadcast a live debate between the eight candidates vying to become mayor of Utah’s capital city. The event was hosted by Alliance for a Better Utah and the University of Utah’s John R. Park Debate Society and took place in the auditorium of Main Library in downtown Salt Lake City. […]
Coming out means taking a risk and sharing something deeply personal with another person. In this hour-long episode of Nancy, the critically acclaimed podcast about the queer experience, hosts Tobin Low and Kathy Tu bring you three stories about different kinds of coming out. You’ll hear from two gay men of different generations about what […]
Many white parents have never learned how to talk about race and racism with their kids. Their silence perpetuates racism—but it can be hard to know how to start. This hour-long program is about talking to white kids about race and racism: how white parents, families, and teachers can learn to show up for racial […]