Alan Chartock

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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
Tue January 7, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    Republicans have controlled the House since after the 2010 midterms.

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 the GOP could keep the House two elections later.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Congressional Corner With Tim Vercellotti

    The new year means a new election cycle.

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 the Massachusetts gubernatorial race is starting to heat up.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

    In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss what’s on the docket at the Supreme Court.

WAMC News
7:52 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about the years first snow storm and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's first week on the job.

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Media Project
6:00 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

The Media Project #1178

  

WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman publisher emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss the biggest stories of the year in news and whether American Hustle is true to the real Abscam story.

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Commentary & Opinion
7:37 am
Wed December 25, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Alan Chartock wishes listeners a Merry Christmas and discusses an apparent feud between an old friend and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

  2016 rumblings have already begun.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock look ahead to the next presidential campaign.

WAMC News
7:57 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses recent pardons in Russia by President Vladimir Putin and what they mean and New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's guest appearance on the latest episode of Saturday Night Live.

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Congressional Corner
11:50 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

    Congress broke a year of gridlock to pass a spending plan.

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

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 18, 2013

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

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    With the new year comes yet another election cycle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Democratic Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Democrats have a chance to retake the House.

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