WAMC's In Conversation With...

Thursdays, 1PM - 2PM

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with artists, politicians, writers and people from various backgrounds to get to the heart of their lives, and contributions to the world. 

(Airs 1/28/16) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Carlos Sluzki MD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at George Washington University School of Medicine, Professor Emeritus of Global and Community Health and Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, and the Author of The Presence of the Absent: Therapy with Families and their Ghosts.

(1/14/16) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with  Paula DiPerna - A strategic environmental and philanthropic policy advisor, film producer, and writer who currently serves as Special Advisor-North America for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). She was formerly the President of the Joyce Foundation.

(Airs 1/7/16) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Scott McVay, Author of Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things.

(12/31/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock is back In Conversation with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences President Gregory Dewey.

(Airs 12/17/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with University at Albany President Dr. Robert Jones.

(Airs 12/3/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ned Sullivan, President of Scenic Hudson.

(Airs 11/27) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation With Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Chef Brendan Walsh about what to do with your Thanksgiving Holiday leftovers.

(Airs 11/19/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Roberta Gratz, Award-winning Journalist, Urban Critic, Lecturer and Author. Her most recent book is We're Still here Ya Bastards: How the People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City (Nation Books). You can find out more at http://www.robertabrandesgratz.com/

(Airs 11/12/15) In honor of Veterans this week ... an encore of Alan Chartock's Conversation With Dr's. Ivan Steen and Ann Pfau who bring an audio archive of sound clips from D-Day and after during World War II.

(Airs 10/19/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With Clarkson President Anthony Collins.

(Airs 10/22/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With Jim Haskell, Author Of Two Tents: Twenty-One Years Of Discovery On The Appalachian Trail. You can find out more at www.twotents.net

(Airs 10/15/14) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Clifton Wharton, Jr. about his new autobiography Privilege and Prejudice:The Life of a Black Pioneer.

(Airs 10/1/15)   WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Bruce W. Dearstyne -- Professor and Author of the new book The Spirit of New York: Defining Events in the Empire State's History 

(Airs 9/24/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With Max Kenner, Founder and Executive Director of the Bard Prison Initiative (BPI). Find out more at http://www.bpi.bard.edu

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Authors David Black and Barbara Weisberg about their latest books. David's latest book is Fast Shuffle: A Novel, and Barbara's latest is Space Creatures, A Children's Picture book. Both are available through WAMC's website by clicking on the Amazon banner on the bottom right of the front page at www.wamc.org.

You can find out more about David Black, who will read excerpts from Fast Shuffle at the Lenox Bookstore this Sunday, September 20th at 4 p.m., at http://www.davidblackwriter.com/ 

(Airs 9/10/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Mark Pettus -- Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Population Health at Berkshire Health Systems in western Massachusetts.

(Airs 9/3/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Eugenia Zukerman -- Celebrated Flutist and Music Director of Clarion Concerts in Columbia County’s Leaf Peeper Concert Series. Find out more about the series at www.leafpeeperconcerts.org or call (413) 644-0007.

(Airs 8/27/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Writer, Journalist and Broadcaster Simon Winchester about his forthcoming book Pacific.

(Airs 8/20/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Poet and Author Steven Nightingale about his latest book Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God.

(Airs 8/13/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ella Baff, Executive and Artistic Director of Jacob's Pillow, an international dance festival, professional school, and archives located in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.

WAMCs Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr Laura Hansen, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Western New England University.

(Airs 7/23/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, former host of The Book Show and Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

(Airs 7/9/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with David Miller Ph.D -- President of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS).

(Airs 7/2/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock  is back In Conversation with Roger W. Ferguson, Jr --  President and Chief Executive Officer of TIAA-CREF, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields, and a Fortune 100 financial services organization.

(Airs 6/25/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with clarinetist and award-winning photographer and author Arlene Alda about her latest book Just Kids from the Bronx.

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Sarah Craig, Executive Director of Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, New York.

(Airs 6/11/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Andrew Mandel, the leader of Strong East Ramapo, a volunteer advocacy group of over 3,000 alumni and other supporters of public education in favor of state oversight for the East Ramapo school district.  To find out more head to http://www.strongeastramapo.org/ 

(Airs 5/28/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Rabbi Israel “Si” Dresner - an activist who was one of the original Freedom Riders of the early 1960’s.

(Airs 5/21/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Enrico Lamet, Author of A Gift From The Enemy: Childhood Memories In Wartime Italy.

(Airs 5/14/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Bryan Early, Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, and the author of Busted Sanctions: Explaining Why Economic Sanctions Fail (Stanford University Press, 2015).

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