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.





03/18/09 - Amanda Fielding

Lady Neidpath, Amanda Fielding, director of the Beckley Foundation on drug research in the UK is interviewed at the UN drug conference in Vienna by Michael Krawitz + Doug McVay & Drug War Facts + Country version of Eternal War

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

Link(s): Drug War Facts, Beckley Foundation

03/11/09 - Charles Lynch

Charles Lynch, cannabis dispensary operator aligned with the mayor and chamber of commerce now facing 5 years in federal prison & Cheryl Aichele, ally of Mr. Lynch + Doug McVay with Drug War Facts, Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition & a DTN Editorial

Guest(s): Charles Lynch
Organization(s): Friends of Charles Lynch

Link(s): Common Sense for Drug Policy, Friends of Charles Lynch

03/04/09 - Steve DeAngelo

Steve DeAngelo, CEO of Harborside Health Center, a medical cannabis dispensary in Oakland California gives us a tour of the facility + Official Govt. Truth with Winston Francis, the LEAP report from Terry Nelson & Doug McVay with Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Steve DeAngelo
Organization(s): Harborside Health Center

Link(s): Common Sense for Drug Policy, Harborside Health Center

02/25/09 - Richard Lee

Oaksterdam II - Founder Richard Lee, anonymous instructor, Keith Stevenson of Purple Heart Dispensary, Atty. James Anthony of LEAP, Atty. Robert Raich

Guest(s): Richard Lee
Organization(s): Oaksterdam University

Link(s): LEAP, Oaksterdam University

02/18/09 - Harold Hurtt

Police Chief of Houston Texas, Harold Hurtt + Irma Rios the director of the Houston crime lab

Guest(s): Harold Hurtt
Organization(s): Houston Police Department

Link(s): LEAP

02/11/09 - Dana Larsen

Dana Larsen of British Columbia re Canadian court rulings and marijuana dispensaries & Doug McVay with Drug War Facts + report on school administrators new hit: "Smell the Jacket"

Guest(s): Dana Larsen
Organization(s): End Prohibition Canada

Link(s): Drug War Facts, End Prohibition - Canada

02/04/09 - Richard Mack

Former Sheriff Richard Mack now with Law Enforcement Against Prohibition & Philppe Lucas of Vancouver Island Compassion Society reports Canadians supreme court has once again declared marijuana laws unconstitutional + more regarding Michael Phelps from Radley Balco of Reason

Guest(s): Richard Mack
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP, Vancouver Island Compassion Society

01/28/09 - Cassandra Herrman

Cassandra Herrman, producer of new PBS documentary "Tulia Texas" & Tulia defense attorney Jeff Blackburn + Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Cassandra Herrman
Organization(s): Independent Lens

Link(s): LEAP, Tulia Texas Documentary

01/21/09 - Ed Rosenthal

Ed Rosenthal & Dale Gieringer, Co-Authors of "Medical Marijuana Handbook" + Terry Nelson of LEAP & a visit from Ray Hill of the Prison Show

Guest(s): Ed Rosenthal
Organization(s): Green-Aid

Link(s): LEAP, Green Aid

01/14/09 - Fred Burton

Fred Burton, author of "Ghost - Confessions of a Counter Terrorism Agent" & Marijuana Policy Project grades the Bush Administration + Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Fred Burton
Organization(s): Stratfor

Link(s): Marijuana Policy Project, Stratfor Security