WAMC's In Conversation With...

Thursdays, 1PM - 2PM

WAMC's 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. 

Alan is joined by Susan Kayne and Andrew Elsbree. A Hudson Valley horse owner and breeder licensed in New York since 1984, Kayne is the creator and host of the television series Unbridled and author of the upcoming book Bandit’s Story, an account of six months in the life of an average racehorse. Kayne’s husband, Andrew Elsbree, is a certified journeyman farrier who is licensed to put shoes on racehorses at New York Racing Association-run tracks.

Alan is joined by New Paltz resident Joel Goldstein, who works as a transportation and logistics executive. The founding president of Southern Ulster YMCA, Goldstein is an adoption advocate and activist who has two adopted children. Goldstein is the author of No Stone Unturned, which chronicles the story of his son, Bart Goldstein, and his long recovery from traumatic brain injury after a 2001 car accident.

Alan Chartock is joined by attendees at the International Conference on the Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, a meeting at the University at Albany that brings together hundreds of technology and government experts from around the world.

Alan is joined by Susan Crandell, a freelance writer and editor based in Cornwall-on-Hudson who spent three decades editing magazines like Travel & Leisure and Smart Money. After six years as editor in chief at More magazine, Crandell quit, and soon after published the book Thinking About Tomorrow: Reinventing Yourself at Midlife. She is a Capital Region native and graduate of Middlebury College.

Terry a la Berry
Terry a la Berry

Alan is joined by Terry a la Berry, a Lenox-based drummer who has played in Arlo Guthrie’s band for decades. Terry a la Berry also writes and performs children’s music and has worked as an actor and producer.

Alan is joined by Dr. Cynthia Stuenkel, an endocrinologist at the University of California-San Diego, where she is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, and a member of The Endocrine Society. Dr. Stuenkel is a leading expert on metabolism, menopause and diabetes, and researches heart disease and osteoporosis.  Dr. Stuenkel attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Chicago and completed her residency at the University of Chicago.

Alan is joined by Dr. Nik Money, Professor of Botany at Miami University in Ohio, a leading expert on fungus and mold.

Alan is joined by Dan Kittredge, executive director of the Bio-Nutrient Food Association and past executive director of Remineralize the Earth.

Donald Christian
SUNY New Paltz

This interview between SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian and WAMC President and CEO Alan Chartock Thursday, May 3, 2012. The interview was taped in front of a live audience in Parker Theatre on April 26, 2012.

Host Alan Chartock is joined by The Vanaver Caravan’s Livia Drapkin Vanaver and Bill Vanaver to discuss the performing arts organization’s 40 years of dance and music.

Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York Times investigative reporter Andrew Lehren, the 2012 Ottaway professor of journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz this semester.

Alan is joined by Dr. Alan Rosenthal of the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers and author of The Best Job in Politics.

Alan is joined by Richard Kirsch, a senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the author of Fighting For Our Health: The Epic Battle to Make Health Care a Right in the United States.

Alan is joined by Jon Elbaum, Executive Director of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

Albany, NY – WAMC's Alan Chartock is joined by Susie Crofut, a longtime Berkshires artist who works mainly in watercolors.

WAMC's Alan Chartock recorded this interview with Dr. Paul Lemanski in 2002.

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