Anthony Brooks

Hi. My name is Anthony. People call me Ant. I enjoy sports and I like to play with babies. I love walking over the bridge. What I like about Radio Rookies is that you can come and learn more about how people get to interview people. I love to play with any kind of baby. My favorite color is baby blue.

Interesting Fact: My favorite thing that I do is to run over the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges.

Anthony Brooks appears in the following:

Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., is hoping for strong voter turnout after Roe leak

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

New Hampshire is the only New England state that hasn't protected abortion rights. The issue will be center stage as abortion rights supporter Maggie Hassan tries to hold her seat in the U.S. Senate.

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New Hampshire GOP proposes dramatic new congressional map, angering Democrats

Sunday, February 13, 2022

In New Hampshire, a GOP plan to dramatically redraw the state's Congressional map has outraged Democrats. If approved, it could have a large effect on the midterm election.

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A beloved video game franchise started by reverse-engineering movies. Now, it is one.

Friday, January 28, 2022

Popular PlayStation franchise Uncharted comes out in movie-form next month

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A COVID surge fueled by the unvaccinated is overwhelming this New Hampshire hospital

Friday, December 24, 2021

Monadnock Community Hospital in New Hampshire is so tight on beds that each day medical personnel call hospitals in five other states in hopes of finding space for one of its COVID patients.

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Michelle Wu makes history as 1st woman and person of color elected as Boston's mayor

Wednesday, November 03, 2021

Michelle Wu will be the next mayor of Boston, Mass. It's the first time the city had elected a mayor who is not a white man. She has promised universal preschool and a city-wide Green New Deal.

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For The First Time, Bostonians Will Elect A Mayor Who Is Not A White Man

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

In Tuesday's primary election in Boston, there are five major candidates running to lead the city. All of them are people of color. The two finalists from the preliminary vote will face off Nov. 2.

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How Unemployment Can Disproportionately Affect Neighboring States

Friday, July 23, 2021

The recovery from the pandemic-induced recession can differ from state to state. We dig into the reasons behind the vast disparities in jobless rates in New Hampshire and neighboring Massachusetts.

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Warren And Buttigieg Clash As They Compete For Votes

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tensions are rising on the campaign trail between Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as they compete for a similar pool of voters.

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Speaks To Voters In South Carolina

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick made a late entry into the Democratic presidential primary. He went to South Carolina to introduce himself to voters this week.

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Warren And Biden Compete For Black Voters

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Joe Biden has a big lead among black voters, the core of his strength in the Democratic primary. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is appealing to African American voters with her message of economic justice.

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Joe Kennedy's Campaign To Oust Sen. Markey Shows Generational Divide Among Democrats

Monday, September 23, 2019

The only member of the Kennedy political dynasty in Congress has decided to challenge a sitting Democratic senator for his seat. The race exposes generational divides within the party.

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Warren Focuses On Policy, Which Looks Like A Tough Sell With Voters

Friday, March 22, 2019

While Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be dominating the policy debate, there is little evidence that voters are rewarding politicians who flesh out their plans over others with strong personal brands.

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Massachusetts Primary Highlights Democratic Differences

Monday, September 03, 2018

A Democratic primary in Massachusetts is laying bare fissures of age, gender and race within the party.

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Five Years After Sandy Hook Tragedy, How Two Dads Turned Grief Into Action

Thursday, December 14, 2017

On the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre, two dads speak about how they turned their grief into action. Mark Barden lost his 6-year-old son, Daniel, at Sandy Hook. Greg Gibson lost his son, Galen, precisely 20 years before Sandy Hook at a school shooting in western Massachusetts. When the two dads met, they discovered not only that their sons died on the same calendar day, in the same horrible way, but that their boys also shared the same birthday.

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Kennedy Award Honors Obama's Commitment To Public Service

Monday, May 08, 2017

Former President Obama has ventured back into the political debate. He did it in Boston Sunday night when he received the JFK Profile in Courage Award, which is given annually by the Kennedy family.

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A Weightlifting Program Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

Thursday, April 20, 2017

It's not easy to go from prison back into regular life. Often, former inmates end up back behind bars. A Boston weightlifting program gives ex-cons and former gang members a job and hope for success.

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Boston Fans Celebrate Astonishing Super Bowl Victory

Monday, February 06, 2017

Boston fans are celebrating an astonishing Super Bowl win. The New England Patriots came from behind Sunday night to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime.

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Amid A Business Boom, A Wealth Gap Between Races Leaves Some Struggling

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The growing gap between America's rich and poor plagues many cities, including Boston, where the economy is flourishing. But a legacy of racial discrimination has left a huge wealth divide.

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Teacher

Tuesday, January 21, 2003

Anthony's sixth grade teacher made an extraordinary impact on his life.

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