Albany, NY – Alan Chartock is joined by veteran Albany reporter Jay Gallagher, the author of The Politics of Decline. Gallagher, who died May 24th, spent the past year battling pancreatic cancer and chronicling his fight on a blog and writing his memoirs.
WAMC is honoring its longtime friend by rebroadcasting this conversation, which took place shortly after Gallagher's diagnosis .
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by Fred Hellerman, best known for his time playing guitar for The Weavers. They discuss his long career in the music industry, including performing folk, Vaudeville, publishing, and production.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. William Schlesinger, president of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. They discuss the Cary's ongoing scientific projects, and how the Cary is using its findings to influence public policy.
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by Laurie Norton Moffat, director of the Normal Rockwell Museum, Roger Goldman, a Berkshire civic and business leader, and Joe Thompson, director of MASS MoCA. They'll discuss 1Berkshire, a new intiative to link the region's arts and commerce groups.
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by Michael Munger, Duke political science chair and 2008 Libertarian candidate for governor. They discuss Munger's recent criticism of Andrew Cuomo's tenure at HUD and Munger's experience running as a third-party candidate.
Albany, NY – Alan is joined by former Eliot Spitzer advisor Lloyd Constantine, who has documented the fall of the New York Governor in his new book, Journal of the Plague Year: An Insider's Chronicle of Eliot Spitzer's Short and Tragic Reign.