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. 

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Harryet Candee, Creator  of  Artful Mind magazine, Actress, and a free-lance artist currently teaching art at the Renaissance Arts School in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Stephen Berk, the Henry and Sally Schaffer Professor of Holocaust and Jewish Studies and Professor of History at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock in Conversation with Dr. Richard Horowitz, Medical Director of the Hudson Valley Healing Arts Center, and Author of Why Can’t I Get Better? Solving the Mystery of Lyme and Chronic Disease.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with husband and wife actors Jayne Atkinson and Michel Gill, currently starring in the Netflix series House of Cards.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Stephan Talty, Author of The Secret Agent: In Search of America's Greatest World War II Spy.

The Great Debate - Single Payer or Private Insurance

Mar 13, 2014

Students for a National Health Program at Albany Medical College presented The Great Debate at WAMC's The Linda on the evening of February 21st.  Moderated by Dr. Kimberly Kilby, the debate featured Dr.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in conversation with Hedi McKinley, Holocaust survivor, Social Worker and long time WAMC volunteer.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in conversation with Dr. Donald Christian, President of the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Alan sits down with longtime Chicago Playwright and Arts Editor Jenny Laird and her husband, Composer and Lyricist Randy Courts.

Alan In Conversation with Sonia Shah -- 2014 Ottaway Visiting Professor at SUNY New Paltz, Investigative Journalist and author of critically acclaimed and prize-winning books on science, human rights, and international politics including: The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years (Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus & Giroux, July 2010).

Alan in Conversation with Dr Robert Miraldi, Award-Winning Journalist, Professor and Author of the New Book Seymour Hersh: Scoop Artist.

Alan in Conversation with Roger Landry MD, Author of Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in Conversation with Saratoga Hospital CEO Angelo Calbone.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in conversation with National Geographic Photographer John Stanmeyer.

Correction: January 2, 2014

Guest John Stanmeyer refers to a certain type of Indonesian bench that he bought for $125 in Asia, saying those same benches would probably sell at Asia Barong in Great Barrington, Massachusetts for  $2000 or $3000. Asia Barong confirms that the items, in fact, sell in the range of  $295 to $365.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in Conversation with Academy Award Winning Actor Richard Dreyfuss.

Alan Chartock in Conversation with Joshua Rubenstein, Author of Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary’s Life.

Alan Chartock in Conversation with Dr. Sally Temple, Director of the Neural Stem Cell Institute.

Alan Chartock speaks with Audiologist, Educator, Mentor, and Advocate Jane Madell.

Alan interviews Will Conklin, Director of Greenagers – A Youth Environmental Organization based in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in Conversation with Liz Kennedy, Counsel for Demos - a public policy organization working to reduce both political and economic inequality - about Citizens United, FEC vs McCutcheon, and the general influence of money in politics.

Alan Chartock in conversation with Asher Weiner, MD, a doctor in private practice at Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region in Albany, Troy, Clifton Park, and Schodack, New York. On the web at www. ophthalmicconsultants.com 

WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Bishop Howard Hubbard.

Alan interviews Former SUNY New Paltz President, Scholar and Author Dr. Alice Chandler.

Alan Chartock interviews Linda Marsa, author of Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health – And How We Can Save Ourselves.

WAMC's Alan Chartock sits down with children's performer David Grover as he gets ready to celebrate 30 years playing for children at the Great Barrington, Massachusetts bandstand this Saturday at 10 a.m.

Alan Chartock interviews Williams College Professor Richard De Veaux about data mining.

Alan interviews Donna Burkhart, Acting Executive Director of Gould Farm - a highly-regarded residential therapeutic community in the Berkshires dedicated to helping adults with mental illness since 1913.

Alan speaks with Helen Epstein about her New Yorker Magazine article about Melita Maschmann, a former Nazi who wrote a memoir. Epstein is also the author of six books including the multi-generational memoir Where she came from: A Daughter’s Search for her Mother’s History; the first book on inter-generational trauma Children of the Holocaust: and the biography Joe Papp: An American Life. She also reviews theater and music in the Berkshires for the online arts magazine The Arts Fuse.

Alan in conversation with Ted Truman, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Alan interviews Matthew Rubiner, Owner of Rubiner’s Cheesmongers and Grocers in Great Barrington Massachusetts.