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 January 29, 2014

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

    The Farm Bill still has to be completed.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the agriculture industry in his district is waiting.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

    The impact of President Obama’s speech on surveillance last week remains to be seen.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that massive data collection among American citizens is troublesome.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Classical Music According to Yehuda #122

  In today’s Classical Music According to Yehuda, Alan Chartock and Yehuda Hanani continue their discussion of romanticism, playing several examples of horn calls.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Congressional Corner With Joe Courtney

    After months of gridlock in Washington, a budget agreement was reached.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that there’s good news for the Nutmeg State in the deal.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    Is American manufacturing ready for a rebirth?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she has been working hard on the issue.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    Recent troubles with commuter rail, including a fatal crash, have officials concerned.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Democrat Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she wants a rail safety hearing.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Congressional Corner With Elizabeth Esty

    Connecticut Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty took office just after Newtown.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that not enough gun reform has taken place since then.

Congressional Corner
10:35 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  All of a sudden, we’re approaching another election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Democrats are facing an uphill climb to retake the House.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

  College costs continue to skyrocket.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that college must be made affordable for Americans.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Congressional Corner With Peter Welch

    In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that budgets for federal intelligence-gathering agencies need better oversight.

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