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.





07/06/07 - Aaron Dixon

Voices from U.S. Social Forum, panel "How to end the drug war, today" Pt.2 + Aaron Dixon of Center House, Poppygate, Black Perspective & Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Aaron Dixon

06/29/07 - Ron Paul

Presidential Candidate Ron Paul discusses the drug war (2003) + Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Ron Paul
Organization(s): Ron Paul 2008
Link(s): Ron Paul 2008

06/22/07 - Nora Callahan

Nora Callahan of November Coalition + Terry Evans & Bruce Mirken of MPP & Tinfoil Hat Award

Guest(s): Nora Callahan
Organization(s): November Coalition
Link(s): MPP, November Coalition

06/15/07 - Preston Peet

Preston Peet & Wade Agnew discuss their new books on drug use & trafficking

Guest(s): Preston Peet

06/08/07 - Richard Traylor

Richard Traylor disproves faulty Texas correctional urine tests & Doug McVay with Drug War Facts & Phil Smith of Stop The Drug War

Guest(s): Richard Traylor

06/01/07 - Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal & medical marijuana persecuted... Again + Brian C. Bennett

Guest(s): Ed Rosenthal

05/25/07 - Tod Mikuriya

Celebration of the life of Dr. Tod Mikuriya with interview segments from the good doctor as well as thoughts and remembrances of his sister Beverly and his friends Michael and Michelle Aldrich and DrugSense's Richard Lake.

Guest(s): Todd Mikuriya

05/18/07 - Terry Nelson

DRUG DEBATE: Terry Nelson of LEAP debates DEA agent James Capra Pt 3 of 3 + Jerry Cameron of LEAP, Poppygate, Drug War Facts, Black Perspective & "Legalize"

Guest(s): Terry Nelson
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)
Link(s): LEAP

05/11/07 - Gabriel Sayegh

Gabriel Sayegh of Drug Policy Alliance re Rockefeller drug laws, Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation on U.S. drug laws & Jim Jones new hip hop: Lockdown USA

Guest(s): Gabriel Sayegh
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): DPA, CJPF

05/04/07 - Dean Becker

FIVE Houston City Council candidates discuss the drug laws

Guest(s): Dean Becker
Organization(s): City of Houston