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
Thu October 3, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

    Progressive Democrats are on the rise in Albany.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is optimistic about Kathy Sheehan’s bid for mayor.

The Roundtable
10:50 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

Has an American strike on Syria been averted?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is hopeful a diplomatic option will rule the day.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

    Has an American strike on Syria been averted?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is hopeful a diplomatic option will rule the day.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays

  The Supreme Court is due back October 7th.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about some important cases that could be heard.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the gun control debate, mental health and the latest in the New York City mayoral race.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays

  Liberal candidates did well in last week’s city elections.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the ascendancy of a new kind of Democrat.

WAMC News
6:44 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the latest developments in the New York City mayoral race and the gridlock in Washington that could lead to a government shutdown.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Congressional Corner with Brad Hays

  In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the politics of Syria.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Congressional Corner with Richard Neal

 Student loans and college costs are a constant worry for many Americans.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal discusses what he says is only a short-term fix.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

  Alan Chartock speaks with Laura Marx and Mary Jo Gibson about Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

Laura Marx is the Area Director of The Capital Region chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. She holds a Master's Degree in Psychology. She is a SafeTalk (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) Trainer and has presented on depression awareness and suicide prevention to groups young and old.

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