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.

 

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02/20/08 - Mark Bennett


LEAP speaker Dean Becker interviews Mark Bennett, incoming head of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association regarding the DA scandal, the jail scandal, the decades long and ineffective waging of the drug war.


Guest(s): Mark Bennett
Organization(s): Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association


Link(s): LEAP, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
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02/13/08 - Philippe Lucas


Philppe Lucas, Dir of Vancouver Island Compassion Society discusses recent UNODC gathering of NGO representatives + Winston Francis with "Official Government Truth", Doug Mcvay with Drug War Facts & Poppygate Report from Glenn Greenway.


Guest(s): Philippe Lucas
Organization(s): Vancouver Island Compassion Society


Link(s): Drug War Facts, Vancouver Island Compassion Society
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02/06/08 - Paul Armentano


Paul Armentano, Dep. Dir. of NORML discusses news of "powerful" marijuana, positive scientific studies, corporate media's continued reefer madness + Cliff Schaffer editor of Marijuana Businnes News & Poppygate Report from Glenn Greenway


Guest(s): Paul Armentano
Organization(s): NORML


Link(s): NORML, Marijuana Business News
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01/30/08 - Patrick McCann


Patrick McCann, President of Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association on his recent Op-Ed in the Houston Chronicle regarding jailing of mentally ill, prosecution of minor drug offenses, crime lab fiasco, second chances for first time offenders and the death penalty.


Guest(s): Patrick McCann
Organization(s): Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association


Link(s): Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
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01/23/08 - Mike Gray


Mike Gray, author of Drug Crazy and Chairman of Common Sense for Drug Policy discusses his forthcoming video: "Clergy Against the War on Drugs" + Charles Thomas of Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative & Poppygate, Official Government Truth.


Guest(s): Mike Gray
Organization(s): Common Sense for Drug Policy


Link(s): Common Sense for Drug Policy, Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative
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01/16/08 - Eleanor Schockett


In memory of Judge Eleanor Schockett who passed from this Earth on Jan 12, 2007. Judge Schockett was a member of the board of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Joining us is Peter Christ a founding member of LEAP.


Guest(s): Eleanor Schockett
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)


Link(s): LEAP
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01/09/08 - Paul Wright


Alison Chinn Holcomb of ACLU of Washington Foundation discusses marijuana laws + Report on cadmium poisoning of federal prisoners with Karen Garrison whose son Lawrence was exposed plus Paul Wright, publisher of Prison Legal News.


Guest(s): Paul Wright
Organization(s): Prison Legal News


Link(s): Prison Legal News, ACLU
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01/02/08 - Matt Elrod


Matt Elrod discusses DTN's new website, drug policy reform, segment from Drug Policy panel with Carol Shipiro of Family Justice & Suzanne Mayo of Kansas State + Drug War Facts & Poppygate Report


Guest(s): Matt Elrod
Organization(s): DrugSense

Link(s): Drugsense
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12/26/07 - Dean Becker


Year 2007 in review, via 4:20 Drug War News Reports 2/2


Guest(s): Dean Becker

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12/19/07 - Antonio Maria Costa


UN Drug Czar: Antonio Maria Costa + responses from: Norm Stamper of LEAP, & Wash. State Rep Roger Goodman w/TRANSCRIPT


Guest(s): Antonio Maria Costa
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance


Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance
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