Folk Journalism

Series produced by Hank Rosenfeld

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Humorist Hank Rosenfeld listens to Americans tell stories about love, god, being homeless, what 5th graders are reading...everything from receiving messages from John Lennon while playing records aboard The Voice of Peace pirate radio ship to Whatever Happened to Elroy Jetson?"

Hank Rosenfeld hears American stories when he asks folks about everything from love, god, and the gap between rich and poor, to "Whatever happened to Elroy Jetson?"


Additional Files

9 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Driving with my Dad one summer evening, through his voice comes his his love for family, his influence on my life, and his radio career.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: 4th Grader Book Lovers
With budget cuts closing many Los Angeles school libraries, students told Hank Rosenfeld about their love of books and what they were currently re...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2014
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Folk Journalist/Teacher
For Valentine's Day folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld asked 5th graders about love.

Bought by KUER, KRZA, PRX Remix, KAOS, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Jan 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 7
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"What is your conception of God?" Everybody seems to have a unique answer to this question, as folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld found outside a groc...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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With the gap between Haves and the Have-nots widening in the U.S., Hank Rosenfeld asks folks about a time when they felt they had their plenty-est.

Bought by WABE, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Dec 25, 2013
  • Length: 02:24
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: interviewing Irving Brecher
Interviews with New Yorkers remembering where they were on November 22nd, 1963

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 2
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I was deejay on board the pirate radio station "THE VOICE OF PEACE" doing a John Lennon tribute show a year after he was murdered. After the show, ...

Bought by KFOK-LPFM and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:45
  • Purchases: 2
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From Los Angeles to Chicago, folk journalist Hank Rosenfeld finds Amtrak's Train #4, the Southwest Chief, full of adventure...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 11, 2014
  • Length: 08:30
  • Purchases: 2
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I get to interview Progressive Rock guitar god Steve Howe, which musically transports me back to the 1970s when I first heard his band YES as a tee...

  • Added: Apr 16, 2014
  • Length: 06:53