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
Tue December 18, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

Credit http://owens.house.gov

There is widespread turmoil in the Middle East. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he does not want to see U.S. boots on the ground.

Politics
10:30 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1250

Dr. Nirav Shah

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. Nirav Shah, the New York State Commissioner of Health. They discuss the obesity epidemic, the implementation of health care exchanges, hydrofracking’s potential health impacts, and flu shots.

The Roundtable
11:50 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #103

In this week’s “Classical Music According to Yehuda,” Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss British comedy duo Flanders and Swann and hear their take on a familiar Mozart work.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

Credit http://owens.house.gov

In just two weeks, the U.S. will go over the fiscal cliff.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that a deal must be cut before then.

WAMC Speakers Corner
1:01 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Alan Chartock In Conversation w/ Dr. Nigel Shadbolt, Dr. Jim Hendler, Jeanne Holm, Dr. Theresa Pardo

Alan Chartock is joined by attendees at the International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, a meeting at the University at Albany that brings together hundreds of technology and government experts from around the world.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

Credit http://owens.house.gov

Once again, the North Country had a razor-tight election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat reelected to represent the new 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s relieved that a nasty campaign season is over.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 3

Once again, Social Security is under the microscope.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat who represents the 20th district, tells  WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the program can be tightened without being dismantled.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 2

Fiscal cliff negotiations are continuing.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Paul Tonko - Part 1

Unlike some of his colleagues, New York representative Paul Tonko was easily reelected to Congress.

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Politics
10:30 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1249

Senator Krueger

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Democratic New York State Senator Liz Krueger. They discuss the new power-sharing coalition in the Senate, the chances of raising the minimum wage, and Sandy relief.

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