The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Wes Moore, Author and Youth Advocate


wes-mooreThe Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air date: March 12, 2014) – Wes Moore is a youth advocate, U.S. Army combat veteran, television host, and social entrepreneur.  Moore spoke about his book, The Other Wes Moore, juvenile justice, and issues affecting young people of color in America today. Despite early aca­d­e­mic and behav­ioral strug­gles, Moore grew up to be an athlete and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He later served a tour of duty as a para­trooper and Cap­tain in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.  Wes then served as a White House fel­low to Sec­re­tary of State Con­deleezza Rice.  He is now the host of Beyond Belief on the Oprah Win­frey Net­work.  His book, The Other Wes Moore (2010), was a New York Times and Wall Street Jour­nal bestseller.  Moore spoke at the Hinckley Institute of Politics on February 27th, 2014, with an audience of students and faculty.

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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 Anthony Scoma, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Produced by KCPW Studios
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