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.





08/17/07 - Charles Rowland

LEAP members: Charles Rowland & Tim Datig + Pat McCann on jail "virtual visits" + Willie Nelson Joins LEAP!

Guest(s): Charles Rowland
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

08/10/07 - Thomas Schweich

Thomas Schweich, State Dept Counter-Narcotics official's "plan" for Afghanistan + Poppygate

Guest(s): Thomas Schweich
Organization(s): U.S. State Department


08/03/07 - Valerie Corral

Valerie Corral, Director of the Women's Alliance for Medical Marijuana and Bruce Mirken of the Marijuana Policy Project

Guest(s): Valerie Corral
Organization(s): Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana

Link(s): WAMM, MPP

07/27/07 - Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling, President Criminal Justice Policy Foundation & LEAP member, Drug War Facts, Poppygate, Dr. Mitch Earleywine on MJ + Psychosis and Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project

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

Link(s): MPP, Drug War Facts, CJPF

07/20/07 - Jack Cole

Jack Cole, Director Law Enforcement Against Prohibition + Mark Mauer of Sentencing Project & Poppygate & "Tora Bora on my Mind"

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

Link(s): LEAP

07/13/07 - Jay Fisher

Jay Fisher, asst Atty General in Georgia, a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

Guest(s): Jay Fisher
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)

Link(s): LEAP

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