The 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 at 10 AM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Hosted by Christian Camargo, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented 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.

Hinckley Forums are held at 332 South 1400 East—Bldg. 72, Room 102 (Old Law School Library) Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public. This is their temporary location.

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

How Congress really works

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: May 6, 2015) – Much public dissatisfaction stems from a lack of understanding of how Congress works.  For those looking to make change, understanding the system is crucial.  Those who want to get involved should know what they’re getting involved in.  And for people to cast informed […]

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Wes Moore, Author and Youth Advocate

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: March 12, 2014) – Wes Moore is a youth advocate, U.S. Army combat veteran, television host, and social entrepreneur.  Moore spoke about his book, The Other Wes Moore, juvenile justice, and issues affecting young people of color in America today. Despite early aca­d­e­mic and behav­ioral strug­gles, Moore […]

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Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict

Major ML (Matt) Cavanaugh is a nonresident fellow with the Modern War Institute at the United States Military Academy – West Point; and an active duty U.S. Army Strategist. He spoke at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the University of Utah campus on March 28, 2018. The premise of his talk is that the […]

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Campus-Community Dialogue: Free Speech on Campus

The Hinckley Institute of Politics hosted a panel discussion in late February as part of their Campus-Community Dialogue series. The panel takes a look at free speech on campus, in particular, college campuses. The panelists include: Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law,  University of Utah; Sherrie Hayashi, Director of the […]

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Campus-Community Dialogue: #MeToo – Now What?

The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted their final Spring Campus-Community panel discussion. The panel takes a look at the #MeToo movement — and, in particular, what the future holds for the movement.   The panelists include: Ella Myers, Associate Professor in Political Science and Gender Studies at the University of Utah; Michelle Quist, Former Salt Lake Tribune editorial […]

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