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 the University of Utah in the Hinckley Caucus Room (located in Gardner Commons in the Hinckley Offices, Room 2018). They are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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

Reviving Utah’s Rural Economies

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at distressed rural economies here in Utah, the economic and geographic challenges that tend to constrain their growth, and what those rural communities can do to revive their economies. Challenges such as population decline stimulated by limited opportunities for jobs and […]

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Immigrants and the Economy

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum that looks at immigration and the economy. This conversation comes in the wake of significant changes to immigration enforcement by the Trump Administration. Actions such as family separation at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepped-up deportations of undocumented individuals, and reducing the number […]

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Sports and Sexual Assault

 The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness month, and as part of that, we feature a forum today that takes a look at how athletics intersects with sexual assault. Whether it is student athletics within colleges or high schools; or professional athletics within national leagues, or the Olympics – there are […]

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2019 Legislative Wrap Up

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — After 45 days, the 2019 Utah legislative session ended just 2 weeks ago, and our state elected officials took on a lot of issues including abortion, conversion therapy, hate crimes and more. At the beginning of last week, state lawmakers convened at the Hinckley Institute of Politics to review this past […]

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Salt Lake Olympic Games: Past and Future

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: December 26, 2018) — Today on the show, a forum on Salt Lake Olympic Games past and (potentially) future. Panel members discuss the history of Salt Lake City’s bid process to host the 2002 Winter Olympics, as well as the more recent effort to make Salt Lake the U.S. […]

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