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.
Episode one: Survival and Online Anna Jones explores the challenges facing family farms in the American Midwest and Australian Outback, and how Millennial farmers are embracing change to ensure their survival. She also examines how digital technology is changing farming and boosting prosperity in rural communities around the world.
In the early 1970’s, author Studs Terkel went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The result was a book called “Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.” The book became a bestseller and even inspired a Broadway musical […]
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. […]