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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Vox Pop
1:57 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Vox Pop: Medical Monday - Dr. Arif Asif: 7/29/13

Dr. Arif Asif
Credit Albany Med

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Arif Asif, chief of nephrology and hypertension at Albany Medical Center.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney

    In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss the debate over tax reform.

Arts & Culture
11:50 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #114

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani talk about interpretation.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney

    Sequestration’s effects are being felt in our backyard.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that West Point furloughs never should have happened.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Congressional Corner with Jim McGovern

    Criminal or hero, Edward Snowden has helped jumpstart a national conversation about spying.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is concerned about the government’s surveillance powers.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 24, 2013

Congressional Corner with Jim McGovern

    Sequestration is the law of the land.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the spending cuts have hurt Americans of all stripes.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Congressional Corner with Jim McGovern

  George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict stoked continued anger over Trayvon Martin’s death. In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he disagreed with the jury’s decision.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Congressional Corner with Joe Courtney

    The Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage rulings marked a new era for the country.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney discusses the decisions with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Lucy Kaplansky at Caffé Lena on 7/20

    Blending country, folk and pop styles, Lucy Kaplansky makes every song sound fresh, whether singing her own sweet originals, covering country classics by June Carter Cash and Gram Parsons, or singing pop favorites by Lennon/McCartney and Nick Lowe.

She is performing at Caffé Lena in Saratoga Springs, NY on Saturday, July 20th.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Classical Music According to Yehuda #113

    In this week's Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss Handel and his influence.

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