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
Wed February 26, 2014

Congressional Corner With Brad Hays

    Presidential politics can change in an instant.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays and WAMC’s Alan Chartock discuss Chris Christie’s endangered national future.

Congressional Corner
10:46 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Congressional Corner With Nan Hayworth

    Republican Nan Hayworth, a one-term Congresswoman who lost her reelection bid in 2012, is trying to get back to Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that immigration reform needs to happen for the good of the country.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Congressional Corner With Nan Hayworth

    Republican Nan Hayworth, a one-term Congresswoman who lost her reelection bid in 2012, is trying to get back to Washington. But will she support Speaker John Boehner if she does?

That’s the subject of today’s Congressional Corner conversation between WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Hayworth, who is challenging Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney of the 18th district.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #125

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss the human, Ludwig Van Beethoven versus the romantic myth of Beethoven.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Nan Hayworth

    Today’s Congressional Corner marks the return of a familiar voice to the program, as former New York Representative Nan Hayworth tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she ready to return to Washington.

New York News
3:23 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Hayworth: Time To End Hydrofracking Ban

Former New York Congresswoman Nan Hayworth, a Republican who represented the Hudson Valley last term, is running to take back the 18th district seat from Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney. Speaking on WAMC’s Congressional Corner, Hayworth says she believes it is time for New York to end its de facto moratorium on hydraulic fracturing. 

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

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    The fate of immigration reform in Washington is unclear.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he wants to see action.

Arts & Culture
11:25 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #124

    In this week’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani discuss 19th Century piano music.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

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    It’s time for another election cycle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that there’s too much money in politics.

The Roundtable
10:45 am
Thu February 13, 2014

One Billion Rising Ulster County - Shelter: A Concert Film to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

Friday February 14th at 9:30 am as part of One Billion Rising Ulster County, Natalie Merchant will introduce the premiere public screening of: Shelter:  A Concert Film to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence at Kingston, New York’s Old Dutch Church, Bethany Hall. The event is free and open to the public and the screening will be Followed by a panel discussion with Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Senator Terry Gipson, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro, Elizabeth Culmone - Ulster County Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Special Victims Bureau, and Marjorie Smith, Dutchess County Assistant District Attorney, Bureau Chief for the Special Victim’s Bureau.

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