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
Wed March 25, 2015

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

Senate Republicans appeared to break with tradition by contacting the Iranians in a letter.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the development was a stunning in American politics.

WAMC News
7:48 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the plane crash in France, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the DREAM Act.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

The Republicans are anxious to retake the White House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Jeb Bush is building a long-range campaign.

WAMC News
8:58 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a possible presidential run from Hillary Clinton, poll on the Boston Marathon Bombing verdict, and occupy Albany.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

Hillary Clinton’s emails: big deal or much ado about nothing? In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he doesn’t think the story will do the former Secretary of State any long-term damage.

WAMC News
8:01 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's upcoming book and confederate flag license plates.

WAMC News
7:48 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses an unauthorized book about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and the climate.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

The Congress is divided over negotiations with Iran.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Senate Republicans who sent a letter to Iran were out of line. This interview was recorded ahead of Israel’s elections Wednesday.

WAMC News
7:57 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the U.S. and state budget.

WAMC News
7:49 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Benjamin Netanyahu, new ethics reforms in New York, and corruption.

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