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 News
7:49 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Pearl Harbor and loopholes in campaign fund money.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Classical Music According To Yehuda #140


  In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Yehuda Hanani and Alan Chartock continue to discuss memory and Yehuda relates a story about one of his students.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Vermont’s gubernatorial race was an unexpected barnburner.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Peter Shumlin hasn’t shied away from the tough issues.

WAMC News
7:56 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the protests over the officer who put a fatal chokehold on black man, Eric Garner.

Congressional Corner
10:35 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

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  Agriculture is key to the Northeast’s economy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that farmers face an important deadline this week.

WAMC News
7:49 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the chokehold death of New York City man Eric Garner.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker

  Democrats took a drubbing in the midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock they could lose another Senate seat this week.

WAMC News
7:50 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Obama's top pick for Secretary of Defense and a Daily News article about the possibility of former New York Governor George Pataki for President.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Congressional Corner with Ross Baker

  Republicans are poised to take over both chambers of Congress.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock it could be a brief reign.

WAMC News
7:52 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Sen. John McCain telling the White House that he wants Joe Lieberman for Secretary of Defense, the Supreme Court on threats on social media, and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's campaign money.

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