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! 

Ways To Connect

  If Boston gets the Olympics in 2024, what’s in it for the rest of the state?

That’s the question Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal wants to answer, as he tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock in today’s Congressional Corner.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Vice President Joe Biden in NY and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump.

What It's All About

Jul 24, 2015

Wow, there are some days that the first hour of The Roundtable gets almost too hot to handle. As you know, we try to keep things moving, switch out the people on the panel, and read e-mails so that everyone can have a say.

  The 2016 election is still more than a year away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the campaign is in its silly season.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a habitable planet outside our solar system, a criminal inquiry into the Clinton email scandal, and race relations.

 WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses $15 an hour for fast food employees, Donald Trump, and a rally in NYC on the Iranian nuclear deal.

  We all deal with loss.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his father Stanley Tonko, who recently died at 94.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses additional charges against former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Obama, and another presidential candidate.

  Income inequality has become a theme of the early 2016 campaign.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the middle and working classes are being left behind.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the U.S. Cuban embassy, the Iranian nuclear deal, and the presidential polling numbers.

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