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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Arts & Culture
11:50 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #97

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss soprano Elisabeth Schumann, hearing performances of pieces by Mendelssohn.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 2

Recent scandals in Albany have jumpstarted a discussion about the hurdles women in government can face. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has not faced sexual harassment in Washington. 

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Congressional Corner with Nan Hayworth - Part 1

November is quickly approaching. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she is busy campaigning in the new 18th district.

Politics
10:21 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1236

James Merriman

Host Alan Chartock is joined by James Merriman, CEO of the New York City Charter School Center. They discuss charter schools, standardized testing, and co-location.

WAMC News
12:36 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Columbia County event targets mental health justice

The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Columbia County is sponsoring a symposium called Navigating/Advocating Within the Local Criminal Justice System at Columbia Greene Community College on September 13. The event features representatives of law enforcement, the justice system, and mental health officials.

Sheri Bolevice is spokesperson for the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Columbia County, which works to support the mentally ill through education, advocacy and support. She spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Thomas Jenkins

One of the most difficult routes to Washington is a write-in campaign. In today’s Congressional Corner, write-in candidate Thomas Jenkins — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson and Democrat Julian Schreibman in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time for regular people to take back the House.

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #96

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of the role of interpretation on classic pieces.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 2

The presidential election is getting most of the attention, but there are several toss-ups on the Congressional level. In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his discussion with Dan Lamb, the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Dan Lamb - Part 1

New Yorkers are split on the issue of hydrofracking. In today’s Congressional Corner, Dam Lamb — the Democratic candidate for New York’s new 22nd district seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he opposes the drilling process.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 4, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Julian Schreibman - Part 3

New Yorkers are awaiting a decision on hydraulic fracturing. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Julian Schreibman — who is running against incumbent Republican Chris Gibson in New York’s new 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that fracking poses a major risk to the environment.

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