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.





04/23/08 - Norm Kent

Norm Kent of NORML at 420 Fest, Dan Bernath of MPP, Doug McVay with Drug War Facts, Philppe Lucas of VICS & Eddy Lepp - exonerated of largest ever DEA MJ bust

Guest(s): Norm Kent
Organization(s): NORML

Link(s): NORML

04/16/08 - Jack Cole

Jack Cole, director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition + Poppygate report with Glenn Greenway & DTN editorial: "Drug War is Treason"

Guest(s): Jack Cole
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

04/09/08 - Donald Tashkin

From the International Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: Dr. Donald Tashkin & Dr. Donald Abrams + Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway & Corrupt Cop Report with Phil Smith

Guest(s): Donald Tashkin
Organization(s): NIDA

Link(s): Patients out of Time

04/02/08 - Lynn Paltrow

Pregnant Women, another casualty in the drug war with Dutch Chatenberg, Lynn Paltrow and Susan Boyd

Guest(s): Lynn Paltrow


03/26/08 - Bruce Mirken

Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project, Paul Armentano of National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws, Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access & Teddy Woodards song: "I'm Not Criminal"

Guest(s): Bruce Mirken
Organization(s): Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)

Link(s): Marijuana Policy Project, Americans for Safe Access

03/19/08 - Jim Hightower

Jim Hightower, author of "Swim Against the Current - Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow" + Cliff Thornton of Efficacy-Online re UN convention in Vienna & Obama's Preacher

Guest(s): Jim Hightower

Link(s): Efficacy

03/12/08 - John Baeza

John Baeza with 24 years of law enforcement experience now a speaker for LEAP, (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) + Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway and a call for the first ever "Friends of LEAP" meeting, to make a coordinated contact with elected officials.

Guest(s): John Baeza
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

03/05/08 - Catherine Austin Fitts

Catherine Austin Fitts, former HUD asst sec discusses the economic nightmare of the drug war + Poppygate report & Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Catherine Austin Fitts
Organization(s): Solari

Link(s): Solari

02/27/08 - Martin Terry

Professor Martin Terry of Sul Ross University discusses the legal peyote trade in the US and Mexico and it's use by the Native American Church.

Guest(s): Martin Terry


02/20/08 - Mark Bennett

LEAP speaker Dean Becker interviews Mark Bennett, incoming head of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association regarding the DA scandal, the jail scandal, the decades long and ineffective waging of the drug war.

Guest(s): Mark Bennett
Organization(s): Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association

Link(s): LEAP, Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association