Cultural Baggage


Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 17 years as of October 2018. We are proud to have more than three dozen affiliate stations in the US and Canada broadcasting our 29 minutes of unvarnished truth about the failure and futility of this eternal prohibition of drugs. Produced by former cop Dean Becker at KPFT, Houston, one of the 5 Pacifica "sister" stations.





07/06/17 Dean Becker

VOICES: Unvarnished Truth About The Drug War SPECIAL from Houston's DA Kim Ogg, Sheriff Ed Gonzales, Police Chief Art Acevedo, US Congressman Beto O'Rourke & DEA Agent Stan Furce + music, comments and callers, 52:00

Guest(s): Dean Becker
Organization(s): Reporter


06/30/17 Debby Goldsberry

Debby Goldsberry, author of "Starting and Running a Marijuana Business" + Houston Mayor & Police Chief re Fentynal & Paul Armentano of NORML re cannabis Vs opiods

Guest(s): Debby Goldsberry
Organization(s): Author

Link(s): Starting and Running a Marijuana Business

06/23/17 Carl Hart

Dr. Carl Hart, author of High Price and Asha Bandele of DPA conversation: "Everything You Know About Drugs Is Wrong" + Tris Tristone of KPOV in Bend Oregon re cannabis rights, cannabis tours

Guest(s): Carl Hart
Organization(s): Doctor

Link(s): History Channnel 4 part War On Drugs, Book: High Price

06/16/17 Allen St. Pierre

America's War On Drugs - Allen St. Pierre, Freeway Ricky Ross + Everything you know about drugs is wrong w/ Dr. Carl Hart & Asha Bandele

Guest(s): Allen St. Pierre
Organization(s): Freedom Leaf

Link(s): History Channnel 4 part War On Drugs, History Channnel 4 part War On Drugs

06/09/17 David Bearman

Dr. David Bearman, author of "Drugs are not the Devils Tools", Alec Dixon Dir of SC Labs & Valerie Corral Dir of

Guest(s): David Bearman
Organization(s): Doctor

Link(s): Dr. David Bearman, SC Labs

06/02/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre Dir of Patients out of Time, Debby Goldsberry owner Magnolia Wellness dispensary, Tom Paul employee of Magnolia, Seattle Atty Douglas Hiatt & Sec of Vet Affairs David Shulkin

Guest(s): Mary Lynn Mathre
Organization(s): Patients out of Time

Link(s): Patients out of Time, Magnolia Wellness Dispensary

05/26/17 Norm Stamper

Norm Stamper, former Police Chief of Seattle, LEAP Speaker & author of new book: To Protect And Serve, How to Fix America's Police

Guest(s): Norm Stamper
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Action Partnership

Link(s): Norm Stamper - Protect & Serve

05/19/17 Irv Rosenfeld

Berkeley Medical Cannabis Conference: Irv Rosenfeld who is supplied by US Govt, Mike Krawits Dir of Vets for Med Cann, author Jorge Cervantes, author/cannabis expert Chris Conrad, Nick Marrrow former cops now cannabis expert

Guest(s): Irv Rosenfeld
Organization(s): Patients Out of Time


05/12/17 Kim Ogg

Kim Ogg, District Attorney of Houston Texas re cannabis, bail reform, Dr. Elias Jackson, MMJ Patients: Ramano Harding & Gretchen Majnadi at Global Marijuana March, Heather Fazio of MPP re Texas' near misses

Guest(s): Kim Ogg
Organization(s): District Attorney

Link(s): Marijuana Policy Project

05/05/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre re 05/18/17 cannabis Conf in Berkeley, Tex Judge John Delaney, MMJ patients William Shelby & Karen Reeves, Dr. Tamara Old, "Grey Death" & DTN Editorial

Guest(s): Mary Lynn Mathre
Organization(s): Patients out of Time

Link(s): Medical Cannabis Conf.