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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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Liz Neumark, CEO And Founder of Great Performances

    

  Liz Neumark is the CEO and Founder of Great Performances, rated Zagat's Top Catering Company in New York City. Originally intended as a staffing service for women in the arts, Great Performances has evolved into one of the nation's most recognized and trendsetting catering companies.

Liz's commitment to supporting sustainable agriculture and good earth practices led her to establish Katchkie Farm, her sixty-acre organic farm in upstate New York, in 2007 - as well as providing fresh produce for catering events.

She speaks with Alan about her new book, Sylvia's Table: Fresh, Seasonal Recipes from Our Farm to Your Family.

WAMC News
4:00 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

Yale's Benhabib On Egypt's Turmoil

Prof. Seyla Benhabib

The turmoil in Egypt has brought horrific violence and few good options for the U.S. WAMC’s Alan Chartock spoke with Seyla Benhabib, Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University, about where the Arab Spring protests have led.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

  Albany is about to elect a new mayor.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that city treasurer Kathy Sheehan has his vote.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

  President Obama and Vladimir Putin appear estranged following the Edward Snowden affair.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Russia has become the latest foreign policy wildcard.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko

  The Capital Region is remaking itself as a tech hub.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his recent meetings with the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #115

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss interpretation.

Music: Glen Gould playing the 25th Goldberg Variation in 1955 and in 1981.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti

  Western Massachusetts cities are vying for the state’s lone casino license for that region.

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 polling shows a demographic split among residents.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 15, 2013

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti

  Ted Kennedy and John Kerry are names of the past when it comes to Massachusetts’ Senate delegation.

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 Senator Elizabeth Warren is unusually popular nationally.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Congressional Corner with Tim Vercellotti

  Congress’ unpopularity has hung over the summer recess.

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 compromise has become poisonous to many GOP representatives.

WAMC News
7:33 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the New York City mayoral campaign and Newark Mayor Cory Booker's landslide victory in the Democratic nomination for New Jersey's special primary election.

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