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.





12/05/07 - Jerry Paradis

Bob Doran, reporter for North Coast Journal, LEAP member Judge Jerry Paradis, PTSD story from ABC, Bruce Mirken of MPP

Guest(s): Jerry Paradis
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

11/28/07 - Roger Goodman

Roger Goodman, Wash State Rep + Poppygate & Corrupt Cop Story

Guest(s): Roger Goodman


11/21/07 - David Bearman

Dr. David Bearman speaks to Wisc. Med School 1/2 + Bill Piper of DPA & Poppygate

Guest(s): David Bearman


11/14/07 - Karen Garrison

Karen Garrison talks re two sons in Federal prison on mandatory minimum of 15 & 19 years + Marc Mauer of Sentencing Project

Guest(s): Karen Garrison
Organization(s): Sentencing Project


11/07/07 - Bruce Mirken

Bruce Mirken, Marijuana Policy Project, Debate: DEA's Dr. David Murray & Dr. Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance + Ron & Nancy Reagan

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

Link(s): MPP, DPA

10/31/07 - Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, Dr. Rick Doblin of MAPS and Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Eric Sterling
Organization(s): Criminal Justice Policy Foundation


10/24/07 - Marc Emery

Marc Emery, publisher Cannabis Culture Magazine,& star of new movie: Prince of Pot - US vs. Marc Emery

Guest(s): Marc Emery
Organization(s): Cannabis Culture Magazine


10/17/07 - Mitch Earleywine

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Busts: Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Judge James P. Gray, Rick Steves, Doug McVay, Rob Kampia, Rebecca Saltzman, Ethan Nadelmann, James Anthony, Cliff Shaffer, Phil Smith & Poppygate

Guest(s): Mitch Earleywine
Organization(s): Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)


10/10/07 - Mike Smithson

Celebrating 6 Years of Drug Truth, Mike Smithson LEAP, Kevin Zeese, Bruce Mirken + Canada's PM, Marc Emery, Poppygate & more!

Guest(s): Mike Smithson
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)


10/03/07 - Joel Hochman

Dr. Joel Hochman, Director, National Foundation for Treatment of Pain, plus Poppygate

Guest(s): Joel Hochman
Organization(s): National Foundation for Treatment of Pain