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
Tue December 17, 2013

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

  Emails, phone calls, even video games?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that revelations about American spying are disturbing.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    Immigration reform appears to have a hit a wall.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that lawmakers have been too fixated on the border with Mexico.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #120

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of romanticism hearing Schumann's "Dichterliebe, Op. 48: Im Wunderschöen Monat Mai" sung by Lotte Lehmann.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri December 13, 2013

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his new women’s advisory committee.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

    The budget deal in Washington has both sides somewhat unhappy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the budget has serious shortcomings.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

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    The world is mourning Nelson Mandela.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Mandela’s legacy will be hard to match.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

    Food shortages have become an increasing problem across the country.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that funding for SNAP benefits should be restored.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

    World climate change deadlines are rapidly approaching.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the situation is dire nationally and internationally.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

    The botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act website could have political fallout in 2014.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the system can be fixed in a matter of weeks.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Congressional Corner With Bernie Sanders

    In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders discusses domestic and international spying with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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