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 Trump "toning down his act," Cruz's chances, and the possibility of an all-female ticket.

  January 20th, 2017. That’s the earliest Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell thinks the next Supreme Court justice should be named.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about her new “SCOTUS” bill. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the suspension of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, a look into voter registration's in New York City, and Donald Trump's new softer side.

  Years after Newtown, Congress has yet to act on major gun reform.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock she thinks grassroots action is needed. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses last night's primary in New York and the former seats for Silver and Skelos.

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Bernie v. Hillary in today's New York primary, the race for Sen. Skelos' old seat, and the impeachment of the Brazilian president.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses all the campaign stops in the Capital Region prior to Tuesday's primary, Brazil's leadership, and the issue of immigration.

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda - Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their exploration of Jewish music, sharing a recording of "Rozo D’Shabbos" from Cantor Pinchik Sings (vinyl - Menorah records)

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Yehuda Hanani’s Close Encounters with Music series in Great Barrington, MA will feature a program of Jewish Music entitled Fiddler OFF The Roof this Sunday, April 17th at 3pm.

  New York Congressman Chris Gibson is exploring his first statewide run.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock what he thinks is ailing Albany. 

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