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.

Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — In this week’s program, University of Utah professor Annie Fukushima—who works in the Ethnic Studies Division in the School for Cultural & Social Transformation—delivers a lecture on the research she compiled in her new book “Migrant Crossings: Witnessing Human Trafficking in the U.S.,” scheduled for release in July 2019. Some of the […]

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Beyond Words: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: September 5, 2018) — Despite the successful efforts of the #MeToo campaign to increase awareness around sexual assault and harassment, survivors and survivor advocates say that there is still a significant amount of work to be done. In April 2018, the Hinckley Institute featured a forum on the history […]

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Role of the Prosecutor in the 21st Century

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — In this week’s program, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill discusses the evolving role of the public prosecutor and the challenges prosecutors face in the 21st century. Gill contrasts what was historically expected of a district attorney—when success was generally defined by the number of convictions secured—with what a […]

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Trust in the Media

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today’s program draws on a recent Hinckley Institute/Salt Lake Tribune poll where 42 percent of respondents said they had no trust in the media. But what exactly does “the media” mean? That’s one of a number of questions panelists grapple with on the show, which features a discussion on public […]

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Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today, we feature the second part of a 2-Part panel discussion entitled Civility in Politics: Resilience of American Institutions. In part one, the panel addressed the challenges of incivility within today’s political and civil discourse. Part two features a look at both the historical and contemporary resilience of American institutions in […]

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