Cultural Baggage


Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 18 years as of October 2019. 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.





09/27/09 - Craig Reinarman

Report from UT El Paso Drug Conference with Prof Craig Reinarman, Dr. Dennis Bixler y Marquez, John Burnett of NPR, Juan Carlos Hidalgo & Judge James Gray

Guest(s): Craig Reinarman


09/20/09 - Lew Rockwell

Lew Rockwell presentation "Never Talk to the Police" + Corrupt Cop story with Phil Smith + Official Government Truth with Winston Francis

Guest(s): Lew Rockwell
Organization(s): Stop The Drug War

Link(s): Stop The Drug War

09/13/09 - Paul Armentano

Paul Armentano, Dep. Dir of NORML, co author of "Marijuana is Safer, So Why are We Driving People to Drink?" + Throwing Down the Gauntlet #2

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

Link(s): NORML

09/06/09 - John H. Richardson

John H. Richardson of Esquire + "Throwing Down the Gauntlet" #1

Guest(s): John H. Richardson
Organization(s): Esquire

Link(s): Esquire Column

08/30/09 - Ethan Nadelmann

Ethan Nadelmann, Dir of Drug Policy Alliance re progress in the 100 year drug war + "Johnny Appleweed" by Brian Ashley Jones

Guest(s): Ethan Nadelmann
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance

Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance

08/23/09 - Fred Gardner

Fred Gardner, editor of O'Shaughnessy's medical marijuana journal takes listener call ins + Nurse Ken Wolski re outrageous trial of medical marijuana patient with MS

Guest(s): Fred Gardner
Organization(s): O'Shaughnesy's Medical Journal

Link(s): Coalition for Medical Marijuana N.J., O'Shaughnessy's

08/16/09 - Loretta Nall

Loretta Nall, Alabama drug reformer + Fred Gardner editor of O'Shaughnessy's medical marijuana journal + Zapata County Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez Jr.

Guest(s): Loretta Nall
Organization(s): US Marijuana Party

Link(s): Nall For Governor

08/03/07 - Froma Harrop

Froma Harrop, syndicated columnist with Creators Syndicate + Loretta Nall re drug warrior shennigans in Alabama

Guest(s): Froma Harrop
Organization(s): Creators Syndicate

Link(s): Froma Harrop Website

08/02/09 - Arthur Benavie

Professor Arthur Benavie, author of Drugs - America's Holy War + DTN Editorial, Paul Armentano of NORML, Cookville cops plant drugs + Gary Storck "wheres my medicine"

Guest(s): Arthur Benavie
Organization(s): University of North Carolina

Link(s): NORML

07/26/09 - Paul Armentano

Paul Armentano of NORML & co-author "Marijuana is Safer, So Whey are We Driving People to Drink" + Eric Sterling, president of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation

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

Link(s): CJPF, NORML