Alan Chartock

President and CEO

Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program for almost twelve years, higlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and the Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:37 am.

During his long tenure at WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, Alan Chartock has interviewed interesting people of every stripe. From Governors, Senators and top lawmakers, to newsmakers including World War II heroes and former UN weapons inspectors. Dr. Chartock has also had the chance for in-depth chats with artists, musicians, actors and directors...authors...you name it! 

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

    In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the new high-tech lab at General Electric.

WAMC News
7:31 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Moreland Commission and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the death penalty in a recent, now controversial case in Arizona.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

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    The downed Malaysian jet has brought new focus to the crisis in Ukraine.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Russia must be held to account for the tragedy.

WAMC News
7:44 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Moreland Act Commission and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Zephyr Teachout stand together against incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge

Credit Courtesy of Sean Eldridge for Congress

  The Common Core has divided many Americans.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — discusses education with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC News
7:42 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses lowering pensions in Detroit, China tensions choking off tourism to Vietnam, and NYC reviewing assaults on inmates on Riker's island.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge

Credit Courtesy of Sean Eldridge for Congress

    In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — discusses foreign policy with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC News
7:29 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Malaysia Airlines crash, and the new Women's Equality Ballot line.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Yiddish Book Center - The Klezmer Conservatory Band

 

Since its formation in 1980 the Klezmer Conservatory Band has performed concerts from coast to coast. In April of 1990, it made its debut tour abroad, performing several concerts in Germany and giving a performance at the first-ever International Yiddish Festival in Krakow, Poland. The band has toured Europe regularly, and has also appeared at Australia's Adelaide Festival, New Zealand's International Festival of the Arts and Womad.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Yiddish Book Center - Tracy Kidder

 

Over his extensive career, Tracy Kidder has written some enormously popular books including his Pulitzer Prize and National Book of the Year award winning The Soul of a New Machine. Other bestsellers include Among Schoolchildren, Old Friends, and My Detachment. He has also written extensively about this region in his classic books: House and Home Town.

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