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.

The Future of Title IX

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week, we feature a discussion on the topic of Title IX, the federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. The law states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, […]

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The Role of a U.S. Attorney

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, we bring you a lecture delivered by former Assistant U.S. Attorney Larry Leigh.  Leigh has extensive experience working on cases that include: mail and wire fraud, racketeering, public and commercial bribery, health care fraud, pension plan theft and much more. He is currently a criminal defense attorney in Salt Lake […]

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The Power of the Ballot

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, a panel discussion that examines the obstacles in place that make it challenging for communities — especially marginalized communities — to access the ballot box. Speaking on the panel: Professor Donna Deyhle from the College of Cultural and Social Transformation at the University of Utah; Professor Edmund Fong in the […]

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The State of the Environment: 2019 Legislative Priorities

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, it’s a panel discussion that takes a look at 2019 legislative priorities from an environmental perspective. Speaking on the panel: Carly Ferro, Associate Organizing Representative for the Utah Chapter of the Sierra Club; Noah Miterko, Grassroots Organizer for HEAL Utah; Zach Frankel, Executive Director of the […]

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Campaign Finance Reform

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: October 3, 2018) — Today on the program, we feature a panel discussion on the role of money in politics and the rules governing how a political candidate, nominee or incumbent raises money to fund their election campaigns. This comes after the 2010 Supreme Court decision on Citizens United […]

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