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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Elections
9:49 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1234

Chairman Ed Cox

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party. They discuss the selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as the GOP Vice Presidential nominee, Mitt Romney’s chances of carrying New York, Rep. Todd Akin’s rape comments, and next week’s convention in Tampa.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Classical Music According to Yehuda #95

In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the effect of religious association on classical music.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Matt Doheny - Part 2

Republicans are targeting several Democratic seats in the fall election, including a key rematch in the North Country. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Matt Doheny — who is attempting to unseat incumbent Democratic Representative Bill Owens in New York’s new 21st district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he supports safe hydrofracking.

WAMC Speakers Corner
12:52 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Alan Chartock...In Conversation with Eva Moskowitz

Eva Moskowitz

Host Alan Chartock is joined by former New York City Councilwoman Eva Moskowitz, an educational reformer who founded the Success Academies.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Congressional Corner with candidate Matt Doheny - Part 1

A rematch in the North Country is expected to go down to the wire. In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican candidate Matt Doheny — who is attempting to unseat incumbent Democratic Representative Bill Owens in New York’s new 21st district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the region is ready for new leadership.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

**Audio to come**

China’s economic ascendance means the Asian power is receiving increased scrutiny from American politicians. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that China’s currency manipulation must be monitored.

Elections
11:58 am
Tue August 21, 2012

State GOP chair Cox calls on Akin to bow out

New York State Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox says embattled Missouri Congressman and Senate candidate Todd Akin — under fire for his comments Sunday about pregnancy stemming from what he called “legitimate rape” — should bow out of the race against incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill. Cox spoke with WAMC’s Alan Chartock on The Capitol Connection.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue August 21, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

China’s economic ascendance means the Asian power is receiving increased scrutiny from American politicians. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that China’s currency manipulation must be monitored.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

Election Day will be here before you know it. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he likes his re-election chances.

Politics
9:33 pm
Fri August 17, 2012

The Capitol Connection #1233

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
Photo by Pat Bradley

Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. They discuss the state’s pension fund, the 2012 election, and the prospects of a super control board for troubled municipalities.

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