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
3:33 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Conservative chair Long: Party backs Romney

The longtime chair of the New York State Conservative Party says that while his wing of the Republican Party did not always back presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney, it is now firmly behind the former Massachusetts Governor’s campaign. Michael Long spoke to WAMC’s Alan Chartock on this week’s Capitol Connection program.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 3

Dodd-Frank banking regulations are as contentious as ever. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants to see the Volcker Rule suspended.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

President Obama’s executive order on immigration could be influential in the fall election. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that every presidential action is politically significant.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

Many observers say recent jobs numbers aren’t doing the President any favors.In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the country has plenty of potential to create more jobs.

Politics
6:44 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1227

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
Photo by Pat Bradley

Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, a Democrat in office since 2007 and former Assemblyman. They discuss the state of the pension fund, health care exchanges, and the MTA.

The Roundtable
10:45 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - Maestro Michael Stern

One of the premiere violinists in the world - Joshua Bell - will return to Tanglewood tomorrow night to perform the world premiere of Edgar Meyer’s Double Concerto for violin, double bass, and orchestra for their opening weekend. TThat performance will be conducted by Kansas City Symphony Music Director, Michael Stern, making his Tanglewood and BSO debut.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - Shakespeare and Company

Tony Simotes and Elizabeth Aspenleider from Shakespeare and Company - tell us about the many and varied exciting projects they are working on.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - Edgar Meyer

Bassist and composer, Edgar Meyer joins us. Joshua Bell will return to Tanglewood tomorrow night and join Meyer in performing  the world premiere of Meyer’s Double Concerto for violin, double bass, and orchestra.

The Roundtable
9:50 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - Director of the Tanglewood Music Center, Ellen Highstein

Ellen Highstein joins us to talk about the experience young musicians have at the Tanglewood Music Center.

The Roundtable
9:35 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Tanglewood - BSO Artistic Administrator, Tony Fogg

It's always a treat to speak with BSO Artistic Administrator, Tony Fogg about the planning and execution of a Tanglewood season.

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