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.





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


10/08/08 - Ryan King

Ryan King of Sentencing Project on voter disenfrancisement + Phil Jackson with black perspective on drug war & Terry Nelson's report for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Ryan King
Organization(s): Sentencing Project

Link(s): LEAP, Sentencing Project

10/01/08 - David Bratzer

David Bratzer, an active Victoria B.C. contstable and member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition + Poppygate with Glenn Greenway, LEAP report from Terry Nelson & CB premiere of the country version of Eternal War produced by Guy Schwartz

Guest(s): David Bratzer
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

09/24/08 - Martin Jansen

Report from Martin Jansen in Nimbin Australia regarding police efforts to close their Hemp Musem + Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway

Guest(s): Martin Jansen


09/17/08 - Martin Terry

Sul Ross Professor Martin Terry discusses the diappearing peyote button in the US + Terry Nelson for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition & Doug McVay with Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Martin Terry
Organization(s): Sul Ross University

Link(s): LEAP, Common Sense for Drug Policy