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.





12/17/08 - Neill Franklin

Neill Franklin, working Baltimore cop with more than 32 years experience and a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition + Ken Wolski, RN reports on potential New Jersey medical marijuana law + Abolitionists Moment III

Guest(s): Neill Franklin
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

12/10/08 - Ethan Nadelmann

Martin Lee, author "Acid Dreams - The Complete Social History of LSD" + Ethan Nadelmann, dir of Drug Policy Alliance re Wall Street Op-Ed vs Czar Johan Walters

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

Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance

12/03/08 - Terry Nelson

Law Enforcement Against Prohibition press conference at the National Press Club in Wash DC, call for the end of drug prohibition, with Neal Peirce of Wash Post, Terry Nelson & Richard Van Wickler of LEAP & Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation + Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway

Guest(s): Terry Nelson
Organization(s): LEAP

Link(s): CJPF, LEAP

11/26/08 - Bruce Alexander

Bruce K. Alexander, author of "The Globalization of Addiction, A Study in Poverty of The Spirit" + Law Enforcement Against Prohibition report from Terry Nelson & The Abolitionists Moment

Guest(s): Bruce Alexander
Organization(s): Simon Frasier University

Link(s): LEAP

11/19/08 - Buford Terrell

Buford Terrel, retired professor of law & Brian Arthur owner of Mazatec Garden discuss the potential outlawing of "salvia" + Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Buford Terrell
Organization(s): Drug Policy Forum of Texas

Link(s): LEAP

11/12/08 - Eddy Lepp

Reverend Eddy Lepp faces 2 life sentences for growing marijuana for his church, Bruce Mirken discusses advances in marijuana laws on election day, Sanho Tree discusses Plan Colombia on BBC & Sam Califano of CASA spreads fear and loathing

Guest(s): Eddy Lepp

Link(s): IPS, Eddy Lepp Site

11/05/08 - John Walters

Drug Czar John Walters gives a speech at James A. Baker III Institute for Policy Studies at Rice University + Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): John Walters
Organization(s): ONDCP

Link(s): LEAP

10/29/08 - Amanda Fielding

Lady Niedpath, Amanda Fielding, the Director of the Beckley Foundation in the UK regarding their recent Cannabis Commission report, their report on the relative dangers of drugs and a discussion on the legitimate use of LSD and MDMA for medical purposes + Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Amanda Fielding
Organization(s): Beckley Foundation

Link(s): LEAP, Beckley Foundation

10/22/08 - Keith Stroup

NORML & Pledge Drive Special: Keith Stoup, former Dir of NORML, Dale Geringer of CA NORML, Mason Tvert of SAFER, Los Marijuano's, Phil Jackson with Black Perspective on the Drug War & Winston Francis with the "Official Government Truth"

Guest(s): Keith Stroup
Organization(s): NORML

Link(s): NORML

10/15/08 - Martine Ehrenclou

Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., author of Critical Conditions - The Essential Hospital Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive + Poppygate Comes Home from Glenn Greenway

Guest(s): Martine Ehrenclou