WAMC's In Conversation With...

Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WAMC's Dr. 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. 

(11/14/19) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ken Ackerman, An Author and Attorney in Washington, D.C. His latest book is Trotsky in New York, 1917: A Radical On The Eve of Revolution. Find out more at www.kennethackerman.com.

(Airs 11/7/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Martin Meadows, Professor and Philippines internment camp survivor during WWII.

(Airs 10/31/19) An encore airing of WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Scott McVay, Author of Surprise Encounters With Artists and Scientists, Whales and Other Living Things.

(Airs 10/24/19 @ 1 p.m.)  An encore airing of a July 2013 In Conversation interivew between WAMC's Alan Chartock and Williams College Professor, Scholar and Author Susan Dunn about her book 1940: FDR, Willkie, Lindbergh, Hitler -- The Election Amid the Storm.

(Airs 10/17/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Richard Marowitz, a Jewish soldier in WWII who found Hitler's Hat in the German dictator's Munich apartment.

WAMC's Alan Chartock in an award-winning encore conversation with David Kaczynski, the brother of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, and former Executive Director of New Yorkers Against the Death Penalty.

(Airs 10/03/19) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Clarinetist, Award-Winning Photographer and Author Arlene Alda about her latest book Just Kids from the Bronx.

(Airs 9/26/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. David Levinson, the Inaugural Presidential Fellow for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities and Alan’s former student at SUNY New Paltz.

(Airs 9/19/19)  An encore interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with James Reston Jr., Author of The Accidental Victim: JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald and The Real Target in Dallas.

Judy Grunberg
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This is an archival interview with WAMC’s Alan Chartock and longtime WAMC Board Member Judy Grunberg. Grunberg, a popular businesswoman, arts leader and longtime Columbia County resident, died  August 30th at age 86 after a battle with cancer.

(Airs 09/05/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore interview today. WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Nephrologist Dr. Vincent Carsillo, President and Managing Parter at Capital District Renal Physicians, about dialysis and the new techniques being used to help people live better, healthier lives.

(Airs 8/29/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Ellen Condliffe Lagemann - the Levy Institute Research Professor at Bard College, Distinguished Fellow in the Bard Prison Initiative, and Author of Liberating Minds: The Case For College In Prison.

(Airs 8/22/19) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Joseph Tieri, Osteopath and Author of End Everyday Pain For 50+, A 10 Minute-A-Day Program of Stretching, Strengthening, and Movement to Break the Grip of Pain.

(Airs 08/15/18 @ 1p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with longtime music journalist Jesse Jarnow. Jesse is the  author of the new book, Wasn’t That A Time: The Weavers, The Blacklist, and The Battle for the Soul of America.

(Airs 8/08/19 @ 1 p.m.)  WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Pamela Tatge, Director of Jacob’s Pillow – an international dance festival and professional school and archive in The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.

(8/01/19 @ 1 p.m.) A 2013 encore In Conversation interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock and Dr. David Nasaw, Author of the New York Times best-selling book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy.

(Airs 7/25/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Roger Landry about his book Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging

(Airs 07/18/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. David Woolner,  Senior Fellow and Resident Historian of the Roosevelt Institute, Marist College Professor and Author of The Last 100 Days: FDR at War and Peace.

(Airs 7/11/19 @ 1 pm.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Patrick Battuello , Founder, President and Director of Horseracing Wrongs – A non-profit committed to eradicating horseracing in the United States. Find out more at https://horseracingwrongs.org/ 

An encore 2011 Power of Words. On this program, WAMC's Alan Chartock and Historian Dr. Christopher Breiseth discuss FDR's Four Freedoms Speech. In addition, listeners will have an opportunity to  hear the speech as it was delivered on January 6, 1941.

(Airs 6/27/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. David Miller, President of the American Association of Suicidology, the oldest and largest membership organization in the U.S. devoted to understanding and preventing suicide.

(6/13/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock's In Conversation with Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini  about the longest running murder case to be overturned in New York State History. DA Sini talks with Alan about the remarkable case of  Keith Bush, a man who was exonerated for murder and attempted rape after 44 years.

(Airs 6/06/19) In honor of D-Day we present an encore of Alan Chartock's In Conversation interview with Dr. Ivan Steen and Dr. Ann Pfau along with sound clips of how American's heard about the D-Day invasion during WWII as the news broke over the radio.

(Airs 5/30/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Julianne Boyd, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Barrington Stage Company.

(Airs 5/23/19 @ 1 p.m.) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’S Alan Chartock In Conversation with Playwright an Author Ronnie Cohen. She’ll talk about two of her plays that deal with the assassinations of JFK and RFK in what she believes was a conspiracy.

(Airs 5/16/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore In Conversation with WAMC’S Alan Chartock and Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer on his book Lincoln and the Power of the Press.

(Airs 5/09/19 @ 1 p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Daniel Ellsberg, Activist, Lecturer, Author, and Former U.S. Military Analyst who is best known for releasing the Pentagon Papers in 1971.

Pete Seeger
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(Airs 5/02/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Folk Icon Pete Seeger. It's an encore airing of Pete Seeger: A Life today in honor of Pete Seeger's 100th birthday (Friday, May 3rd).

(4/25/19 @ 1 p.m.) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Psychiatrist and Author Dr. Bick Wanck about his new book Mind Easing: The 3 Layered Healing Plan for Anxiety and Depression.

(Airs 4/18/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Lynn Parodneck about medical marijuana in New York.

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