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. 

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.

(Airs 06/20/19 @ 1p.m.) An encore airing of WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Award-winning Investigative Journalist and Author of the book Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change.

(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.

(Airs 4/11/19 @ 1 p.m.) Today at 1 O’clock, WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Professor and Author Dr. Warren Farrell about his book The Boy Crisis.

(Airs 4/04/19 @ 1 p.m.) Today at 1 O’clock, a 2013 WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Writer, Director and Producer Oren Rudavsky about his new PBS American Masters Documentary Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People. The program will broadcast on PBS TV stations nationwide on Friday, April 12th. Check your local listings for times.

(Airs 3/21/19) Today at 1 O’clock it’s WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Anne Erickson, President and CEO of Empire Justice Center and Vice Chair of WAMC’s Board of Directors.

(Airs 3/14/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Philip Glotzbach, President of Skidmore College.

(Airs 3/07/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian Nephrologist and author who has written about intermittent fasting and how it helps reverse Type 2 Diabetes. Dr. Fung's books include: The Obesity Code, The Complete Guide to Fasting and The Diabetes Code.

Roger Ferguson of TIAA
Roger Ferguson of TIAA

Host Alan Chartock is joined by Roger Ferguson, Jr., president and CEO of TIAA, the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical, and cultural fields and a Fortune 100 financial services organization. Among his many professional experiences, Ferguson is also the former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. He has a B.A., J.D., and a Ph.D. in economics, all from Harvard.

(Airs 2/14/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Ronald Edsforth, A Professor of History and Peace Studies, and author of The New Deal: America’s Response to the Great Depression.

(Airs 2/07/19 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Paul Lemanski, Board Certified Internist with a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition. Alan and Dr. Lemanski talk about diet, lifestyle, and fasting.

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