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
Fri July 11, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

    The VA has been mired in problems.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that serving veterans is a sacred charge for the country.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Germany demanding a top U.S. intelligence officer to be expelled and Sarah Palin calling for Obama's impeachment.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

    What should the U.S. do about Iraq?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a three-way partition would not solve the country’s problems.

WAMC News
7:37 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses NYC police on drone use and Zephyr Teachout collecting the signatures she needs to challenge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Congressional Corner
10:55 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    Many Congresspeople say ousted Majority Leader Eric Cantor didn’t spend enough time back home.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that time in the district is vital.

WAMC News
7:39 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses severe weather in the region yesterday and a Brooklyn prosecutor limiting when he will target marijuana.

The Roundtable
10:56 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    The heroin scourge is being felt across state lines.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock there’s a link between guns and drugs.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses medical marijuana legalization in New York and Gov. Cuomo's running mate, Kathy Hochul.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Congressional Corner with Elizabeth Esty

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss alternative energy – and how it is being deployed in the Nutmeg State.

WAMC News
8:00 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Obama's support for a possible presidential run from Elizabeth Warren and voter ID laws.

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