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WAMC’s Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump blasting the Special Prosecutor over news stories that he is investigating the President for Obstruction of Justice in the Russian investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issuing a statement asking Americans to be wary of anonymous sources, Vice President Mike Pence hiring a lawyer , and Governor Cuomo nominates a veteran judge to serve on the state's Court of Appeals.

(Airs 6/15/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Jeanne Hunter, former Publicist, WAMC Board Member and Essayist. Alan talks with Jeanne about her new memoir Where Has The Evening Gone?

WAMC's Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Washington Post story that the Special Prosecutor is investigating President Trump for Obstruction of Justice in the Russian investigation, a new AP poll finds a majority of Americans think the President interfered in the investigation, and much more.

WAMC's Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony yesterday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whether President Trump will eventually claim Executive Privlege, and NBC's Megyn Kelly is critized for an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions set to appear in a closed Senate session, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's on President Trump's phone call, and Trump's skepticism in traveling to London.

(Airs 6/11 & 6/12/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a First Amendment group that is threatening to sue President Trump unless he unblocks Twitter critics, a proposed bill in New Jersey that could create an AmeriCorps for journalists, a Pew Research Center report that shows a dismal 2016 for newspapers and boom times for cable news networks.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses fromer FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate.

(Airs 6/08/17) In honor of D-Day this week ... we present 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.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses ex-FBI Director James Comey's live testimony (airing live on WAMC from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.), the new appointee for FBI Director, and elections in Great Britain. 

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Paul Krugman is the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He was the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics.

This past Sunday, after a screening of the Academy Award winning 1976 film, All The President’s Men, Krugman joined Alan Chartock at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA as part of the Berkshire International Film Festival for a conversation about current events and The Trump Administration. 

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's tweets, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box and the aftermath of the U.S. pullout of the Paris Climate accord.

(Airs 6/1/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Yale Professor Timothy Snyder about his new book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box and the racist vandalism of Lebron James' home in Los Angeles.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's return to the podium, and recent investigations driving candidates away from normally highly coveted West Wing jobs.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, upcoming races in the House, and the White House is acting to roll back policy on birth control.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the WAMC Locked Box.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump's budget, and the special election for a Montana congressional seat.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Republican Montanan Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte's assault charge, new information regarding Michael Flynn and his contact with Russian officials, and the WAMC Locked Box.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the continuing coverage of the Manchester bombing of an Ariana Grande concert, President Donald Trump's meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, and former CIA Director John Brennan raising concerns over alleged Russian interference with the Trump campaign.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in England, officials react to the bombing in Manchester, Michael Flynn pleading the fifth amendment, and the WAMC Locked Box

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia, former FBI Director James Comey is now scheduled to publicly testify, and the WAMC Locked Box.

In lieu of a commentary, today we have a clip from the Capitol Connection with Ken Lovett.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, recordings of the meeting between President Donald Trump and James Comey, and arrests made during the Trump administration have risen 38%.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a memo from James Comey on President Donald Trump asking him to stop the investigation into the Michael Flynn and the issue of classified intelligence that Trump disclosed to Russian officials.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the possibility for a special prosecutor, and an editorial in the New York Times about voter fraud.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Trump's latest comments that could come back to bite him, and U.S. Senator Charles Schumer wouldn't comment on the idea of making Merrick Garland the next head of the FBI.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the opening of the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump's contradicting statements, and the rank and file employees of the FBI's feelings toward former Director James Comey.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former FBI Director James Comey's firing, Michael Flynn invited to a Senate hearing, and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos being booed at a historically black college.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the firing of FBI Director James Comey, radical protesting, and Congressman John Faso at WAMC's studios yesterday.

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