Albany, NY – Bernie Sanders is back. He joins Alan in the Congresional Corner for one more conversation and this time it gets personal. Alan delves into Bernie's life as a Congressman and asks about his humble beginnings in New York.
Albany, NY – Nancy Johnson, representing Connecticuts's 5th district, joins Alan Chartock in a lengthy discussion about the Middle East. Nancy explains how she feels that "change is complex and the region is ready for it" - today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – Michael McNulty of NY's 21st District is back in the Congressional Corner to discuss two related topics, the state of the economy and it's influence on the upcoming presidential election. Alan opens by asking Mike if he thinks the present state of the US economy might make George Bush a one term president.
Albany, MY – New York's Maurice Hinchey recently returned from a trip to the middle east where he and a few other Congress members breifed by General Tommy Franks on the situation in Iraq. He discusses that trip and considers the future government of Iraq with WAMC's Alan Chartock, today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – Representing New York's 22nd District, Maurice Hinchey returns to the Congressional Corner today to continue his conversation with Alan about the future government in Iraq. Alan opens todays discussion with a question about "the Wolfowitz Doctrine"
Albany, NY – New York's own Michael McNulty returns to the Congressional Corner for a final discussion with our own Dr. Alan Chartock. After talking at length about national and international issues, this week, Mike and Alan turn to New York and local politics beginning with those in the Capital City of Albany.
Albany, NY – We open the week in the Congressional Corner with the return of NY Democrat, Michael McNulty, here to talk about post war Iraq. Michael and Alan also address the status of the United Nations and the Security Council since the US action in Iraq.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock and Charlie Bass return to the subject of the economy today in the Congressional Corner. They also return to Charlie's interest in antiques when Alan asks about sending him an old clock for repair.
Albany, NY – China served as host this week, to talks including the US and North Korea about nuclear weapons. Congressman Michael McNulty joins Alan Chartock today in a discussion about these weapons, relations with North Korea and the notion of 'containing' nuclear war. First we take a look into the Congressman's family history and get an introduction to a special young McNulty guest.
Albany, NY – Charlie Bass of New Hampshire's 2nd district returns to the Congressional Corner to take a look at how the press has covered the war in Iraq and to discuss the proposed tax cut in the budget. Alan opens with a question about something a little closer to home for Charlie, his rooster Sylvester.