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

 WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Greece financial situation and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Cuomo.

  Each day brings more terrible headlines from the Middle East.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a new war is out of the question.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Donald Trump's partnership end with NBC, Greece unable to make payment to IMF, and Tehran's nuclear program. 

  Hillary Clinton officially kicked off her campaign earlier this month with a speech in New York City.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the former Secretary of State is the right choice for America.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the now-over manhunt for Richard Matt and David Sweat and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officiating a gay wedding ceremony.

You Make It Happen

Jun 26, 2015

As we enter the summer months, our gardens are flourishing, our children and grandchildren are swimming and the programming on WAMC changes ever so subtly. For example, WAMC is proud to play every Boston Symphony Orchestra concert from Tanglewood. What could possible be better than sitting under the stars, listening to the best music ever composed?

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Republican strategy following the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.

  The Republican presidential field seems to be growing by the week.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he doesn’t have a horse in the race just yet.

  There is increasing awareness of Lyme disease, especially in our region.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s an acute problem in his district. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Wikileaks on NSA spying on the last three French presidents and the New York State legislative session deals.

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