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.

Future of nuclear power in Utah

Hinckley Institute Radio Hour – Today we air a forum on the future of nuclear power in Utah with Peter Bradford, Professor of Law and Energy Policy at Vermont Law School and a former US Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner. While Utah has been a source of uranium throughout the 20th century, it has never embraced nuclear energy production. […]

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Mass incarceration and higher education

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour —This week, a panel discussion on mass incarceration and higher education and the programs that connect them. In Utah, in spite of recent reforms made to sentencing and an overall drop in property and violent crimes, the prison population has continued to expand. Between 2016 and 2017, Utah’s had one of […]

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What does the Inland Port mean for Utah?

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a forum on the Inland Port, its impact and future. The Inland Port refers to the planned development of Salt Lake City’s northwestern quadrant into a logistics and distribution hub connecting coastal seaports to inland destinations through rail and ground transportation. The Inland […]

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2019 HIP Talks Finale

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This spring, the Hinckley Institute of Politics held its 5th annual HIP Talks, a two-minute speech competition at the University of Utah. Students were invited to speak at a series of qualifying rounds, before moving on to the final competition where 30 students competed for cash prizes. In honor of the […]

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Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we bring you a discussion that examines the human rights and humanitarian crisis that the Yemeni people are facing today as a result of the ongoing civil war in Yemen. At its root, the conflict (which erupted in 2015) pits the U.S. and Saudi backed […]

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