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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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the stock market dive and quickened recovery, Joe Biden's presidential hopes, and 71 bodies found decomposing in a truck.

The self-proclaimed Islamic State shows no signs of slowing down.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that bad decisions in the Middle East have brought us to this point.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, gun violence, climate change, and Donald Trump.

  It’s sure to be a tough vote.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock why he supports the Iran nuclear agreement.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the future of winter in the region, economic reforms in China, and Donald Trump and Jorge Ramos.

  An American flag flies in Havana once again.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his recent trip to Cuba.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the economy, a coalition of groups on gun rights, and less lethal police weapons.

  Back in the 2008, the name of the Democratic primary game was superdelegates.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock talks with one of them for 2016.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses American Pharoah, gambling, the stock market drop on Friday, and Democratic presidential hopefuls.

  The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA presents: An Evening with Kenny Aronoff this Sunday, August 23rd at 7pm.

Berkshire-native rock-star drummer Kenny Aronoff will talk about his strategies for a successful life and career, and share insights from his performances with the biggest musicians, for four presidents, at the Kennedy Center Honors and in the biggest stadiums around the world.

As a special bonus to the Kenny Aronoff concert, you can attend an hour masterclass with Kenny Aronoff at 4pm.

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