hinckleyThe Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah. The program airs every Wednesday morning at 10 AM,and Saturdays at 9 AM.

Hosted by Producer Ross Chambless, the program highlights and contextualizes the many forums of engaging speakers and panelists hosted by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.

Hinckley Caucus RoomThe Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service. Most Hinckley Forums are held in Orson Spencer Hall, Room 255, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public.

Ross Chambless has reported and produced stories for public radio on political, environmental, and science related issues in Utah since 2001.

Tune in Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.5 FM.

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: The Art & Power of Polling

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 21~24, 2016) – No one knows political polling more than Dan Jones. He’s the founder of the market research and public opinion firm Dan Jones and Associates. Last week Prof. Dan Jones and Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, discussed the ins and outs […]

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Muslim In America

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 14~17, 2016) – This week the Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a forum on Monday, Sept. 12, about being Muslims in America.  The panelists include: Dr. Soheila Amirsoleimani, Associate professor of Persian in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at the University of Utah; Amaal Sharif, […]

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Evan McMullin, Presidential Candidate

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 7, 2016) – This past week Evan McMullin, independent candidate for President, sat down with the Hinckley Institute’s Morgan Lyon Cotti.  McMullin entered the race about a month ago, citing widespread frustrations and disillusionment with the two leading presidential candidates from both parties: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. […]

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: What Stays in Vegas – Personal Data & Big Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: November 5, 2014) –  Adam Tanner is a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and a former foreign correspondent for Reuters News Service.  His new book What Stay In Vegas: The World Of Personal Data – Lifeblood Of Big Business – And The End […]

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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Germany’s Refugee Crisis

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original air date: March 16/19, 2016) — Last week Germany’s Consul General based in Los Angeles spoke at the Hinckley Institute about Germany’s refugee crisis.  Hans Jörg Neumann gives a detailed critique of Germany’s current refugee dilemma and the profound impact the refugee crisis is having on German society and […]

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