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Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump's behavior over the weekend and its potential impact on the next election cycle, the U.S. Senate's progress with a potential health care bill, the EPA's reversal of Obama-era regulations, and the President's upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a potential subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee regarding tapes, recordings or memos of meetings between the president and former FBI Director James Comey and Trump's tweets about MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski. 

(Airs 6/29/17 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York state Republican Party.

(Airs 6/29/17 @ 1 .m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. James Birge, President of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA).

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses lawmakers appear to have a tentative deal on control over NYC schools, healthcare in the country, and sketch artists in the White House press briefings.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the GOP healthcare bill, Supreme Court agrees that parts of President Donald Trump's travel ban can go through, and the New York State Legislature having a possible special session.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the GOP healthcare bill, Obama's reaction to the plan, and whether there are tapes of former FBI Director James Comey and President Donald Trump.

This week, Dr. Alan Chartock talks with Times Union columnist Chris Churchill about current events around New York and the nation.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Donald Trump promising more on the campaign trail, healthcare overhaul, whether secret recordings of Trump and Comey actually exist, and the New York State Assembly adjourned before deciding on two separate bills, one to name the new Tappan Zee bridge after Mario Cuomo and the other over New York City schools control. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses gerrymandering, the Russians condemning of the American military's downing of a Syrian warplane, and the death of Otto Warmbier, the American student detained in North Korea after allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses another terrorist attack in London that struck Muslims after evening prayers, Trump's lawyer saying that the President isn't under investigation, and NBC's interview with InfoWars' Alex Jones. 

WAMC’s Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on President Trump blasting the Special Prosecutor over news stories that he is investigating the President for Obstruction of Justice in the Russian investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein issuing a statement asking Americans to be wary of anonymous sources, Vice President Mike Pence hiring a lawyer , and Governor Cuomo nominates a veteran judge to serve on the state's Court of Appeals.

(Airs 6/15/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Jeanne Hunter, former Publicist, WAMC Board Member and Essayist. Alan talks with Jeanne about her new memoir Where Has The Evening Gone?

WAMC's Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Washington Post story that the Special Prosecutor is investigating President Trump for Obstruction of Justice in the Russian investigation, a new AP poll finds a majority of Americans think the President interfered in the investigation, and much more.

WAMC's Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony yesterday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whether President Trump will eventually claim Executive Privlege, and NBC's Megyn Kelly is critized for an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions set to appear in a closed Senate session, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's on President Trump's phone call, and Trump's skepticism in traveling to London.

(Airs 6/11 & 6/12/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Cailin Brown, Chair of the Department of Communication at the College of St. Rose. On this week’s Media Project, Alan, Rex and Cailin talk about a First Amendment group that is threatening to sue President Trump unless he unblocks Twitter critics, a proposed bill in New Jersey that could create an AmeriCorps for journalists, a Pew Research Center report that shows a dismal 2016 for newspapers and boom times for cable news networks.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses fromer FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses ex-FBI Director James Comey's live testimony (airing live on WAMC from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.), the new appointee for FBI Director, and elections in Great Britain. 

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Paul Krugman is the Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. He was the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics.

This past Sunday, after a screening of the Academy Award winning 1976 film, All The President’s Men, Krugman joined Alan Chartock at The Mahaiwe in Great Barrington, MA as part of the Berkshire International Film Festival for a conversation about current events and The Trump Administration. 

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses former FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump's tweets, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box and the aftermath of the U.S. pullout of the Paris Climate accord.

(Airs 6/1/17 @ 1 p.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Yale Professor Timothy Snyder about his new book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box and the racist vandalism of Lebron James' home in Los Angeles.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's return to the podium, and recent investigations driving candidates away from normally highly coveted West Wing jobs.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, upcoming races in the House, and the White House is acting to roll back policy on birth control.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the WAMC Locked Box.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, President Donald Trump's budget, and the special election for a Montana congressional seat.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Republican Montanan Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte's assault charge, new information regarding Michael Flynn and his contact with Russian officials, and the WAMC Locked Box.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the continuing coverage of the Manchester bombing of an Ariana Grande concert, President Donald Trump's meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, and former CIA Director John Brennan raising concerns over alleged Russian interference with the Trump campaign.

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