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 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).

(Airs 5/7/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Meir Javedanfar - Owner and Editor of The Iran – Israel Observer.

The Power of Words -- On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Harold Holzer discuss President Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural - delivered by Academy Award Winning Actor F. Murray Abraham.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with CEO/Artistic Director Kate Maguire and Managing Director Tony Simotes from the Berkshire Theatre Group.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Michael Shnayerson, Author of The Contender: Andrew Cuomo,  A Biography.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Alissa Quart – Author,  Multimedia, Narrative Journalist and this year’s James H. Ottaway Sr. Visiting Professor of Journalism and SUNY New Paltz.

To read a profile of Professor Quart's book click the link below.

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/alissa-quart-money-poet

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman.

(Airs 3/26/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Jessica Reik, Granddaughter of Boston Symphony Conductor Erich Leinsdorf and author of a coming memoir on her famous grandparents. To listen to Jessica read an excerpt from her memoir click the link!  https://soundcloud.com/jessica-reik/is-this-dying

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Andrew Mckenna, Author of Sheer Madness: From Federal Prosecutor to Federal Prisoner.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Stu Shinske, Executive Editor of The Poughkeepsie Journal.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Author, Activist and Independent Scholar Barbara Smith.

(Airs 2/19/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Joseph Thompson, Director of MASS MoCA, The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Megan Whilden, Executive Director of OLLI, The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College.

Pete Seeger: A Life

Jan 29, 2015

On this one year anniversary week of folk icon Pete Seeger's death, we bring you an encore presentation of WAMC's documentary Pete Seeger: A Life.

Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com; source: Library of Congress

WAMC Special Encore Power of Words: Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have A Dream Speech.

Kathy Sheehan

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Roger 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.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Jim Barba, President and CEO of Albany Medical Center.

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Deborah Golden Alecson, a Thanatologist, Author, and Adjunct Faculty Member at Excelsior College.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Judy and Howard Levin about Lymphedivas -  a business created by their daughter Rachel who died of breast cancer wishing only that her parents keep the business alive in her memory.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With The Lucky Five – A Hot Swing And Gypsy Jazz Band.

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Nini Wu - in practice at New York Oncology Hematology.

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Lucy Kaplansky -- one of the day’s finest singer/ songwriters and contemporary folk performers. Lucy and longtime friend Richard Shindell join forces Friday night (11/7) at 8 for an evening of contemporary folk songs and some well-chosen covers from their new recording Tomorrow You’re Going.  For more on the show or Lucy head to www.lucykaplansky.com.

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