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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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

    In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s confident a new Farm Bill will be passed soon.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  2014 begins with a rare budget agreement in Washington, but the next election cycle is already here.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his bipartisanship should be a benefit.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    Casino gambling appears on the horizon for Springfield, Massachusetts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that voters in Springfield have welcomed MGM to the city.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    Republicans have controlled the House since after the 2010 midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the GOP could keep the House two elections later.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    The new year means a new election cycle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Massachusetts gubernatorial race is starting to heat up.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

    In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss what’s on the docket at the Supreme Court.

WAMC News
7:52 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the years first snow storm and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's first week on the job.

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Media Project
6:00 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

The Media Project #1178

  

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the biggest stories of the year in news and whether American Hustle is true to the real Abscam story.

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Commentary & Opinion
7:37 am
Wed December 25, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Alan Chartock wishes listeners a Merry Christmas and discusses an apparent feud between an old friend and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

  2016 rumblings have already begun.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock look ahead to the next presidential campaign.

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