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.

Dog Whistle Politics

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: October 1, 2014) –  Ian Haney Lopez is a professor of law at the University of California, Berkley, and author of Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals have Wrecked the Middle Class.  He examines how race-related language and imagery has been used since the 1960’s Civil […]

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Campus-Community Dialogue: #MeToo – Now What?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: May 5, 2018) – The Hinckley Institute of Politics 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 […]

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American Indian Decolonization in the West

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: March 18, 2015) – Dr. Leo Killsback, Associate Professor in American Indian Studies at Arizona State University, spoke at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on February of 2015.  A member in the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Killsback reexamines the legacy of colonialism in the West from a social […]

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American Settler Colonialism

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: April 15, 2015) – Walter Hixson, a distinguished professor of history at the University of Akron, spoke at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on the campus of the University of Utah in March of 2015. Hixson specializes in the history of U.S. foreign policy, and in 2013 he […]

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What makes the Magna Carta still relevant today?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: June 3, 2015) – The 800-year old Magna Carta, in some form or another, is still with us today.  It’s echoed in the United States Declaration of Independence and in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  Many of the ideas behind Habeus Corpus and the right […]

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