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
7:37 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses deal to give Democrats full control in Albany and the Supreme Court decision to require warrants for cell phone searches.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

    The situation in Iraq is dangerous and troubling.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the U.S has already made a huge investment there.

WAMC News
7:43 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock talks about recent news in the World Cup, sanctions on Putin, and primaries in New York.

WAMC News
7:37 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses John Kerry on ISIS in Iraq and a Supreme Court decision on greenhouse gases.

WAMC News
8:02 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock the ongoing problems in Iraq and Charlie Rangel's lack of a presidential endorsement.

WAMC News
7:49 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Obama's plan to put 300 advisors in Iraq, medical marijuana in New York, and new common core teacher rules.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Congressional Corner With Richard Neal

    Today’s politicians often look to the past for guidance.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal discusses the Civil Rights Act with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

WAMC News
7:37 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Washington Redskins' trademarks being revoked by the U.S. Patent office, heroin abuse in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo comparing himself to Gumby when it comes to medical marijuana.

WAMC News
7:45 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Hillary Clinton on U.S. relations with Iran and a mistrial for Queens State Senator Malcolm Smith.

WAMC News
7:45 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses U.S. relations with Iran, Zephyr Teachout, and Supreme Court ruling on people who post violent language on Facebook.

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