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Inside the Pickens Plan Campaign with Tom Synhorst and Jay Rosser

  • April 27, 2017

T. Boone Pickens is joined by Jay Rosser, his right hand man for 15 years who serves as his VP of Public Affairs, and seasoned political expert Tom Synhorst, who served as the Campaign Manager of the Pickens Plan. Continue Reading

Transport Topics: Natural Gas Advancements

  • January 31, 2017

Listen to this conversation between Fred Smith of FedEx, Chris Spear of American Trucking Associations, and me as we move into a new era of the way our Federal government looks at energy and environment. Continue Reading

A wide-ranging conversation with Joe Nocera

  • December 1, 2016

New York Times reporter Joe Nocera joined me for this week’s episode of the Pickens Podcast. Among the many subjects Joe has written about is the importance of natural gas. Continue Reading

Higher Education – Who Should Pay For It?

  • October 27, 2016

Higher Education: Why is it important and who should pay for it? I went into this discussion with Jack DeGioia, President of Georgetown University, and Eduardo Padrón, President of Miami-Dade College. These two college presidents had the tough task of trying to convince me that a college education should be available to any student that wants one. They came pretty close. Continue Reading

Brokaw and Crow on Civilian Leadership

  • October 7, 2016

Legendary journalist Tom Brokaw and Michael Crow, President of Arizona State University, are my guests on this episode of the Pickens Podcast. They have teamed up to build a world-class Public Service Academy to create a next-gen class of young Americans who want to change the arc of civilian service to America. Continue Reading

Presidential Debate Preview with Jane Harman

  • September 23, 2016

Get ready for a great conversation with Jane Harman, who served nine terms in Congress and is now president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

WaPo political reporter Karen Tumulty’s predictions for the 2016 election

  • August 25, 2016

Tune in for this very interesting peek behind the scenes with one of America’s most respected political reporters. Continue Reading

John Hofmeister and T. Boone Pickens Discuss Future of U.S. Energy

  • July 8, 2016

One of the giants of the energy business, John Hofmeister, sat down with T. Boone Pickens for this week's episode of the Pickens Podcast. A proven leader and proven thinker, Hofmeister shares his top energy-related goals for the United States. Continue Reading

A conversation with one of America’s most important thinkers, Walter Isaacson

  • June 27, 2016

One of the most important biographers in America, Walter Isaacson, sat down with T. Boone Pickens for this week’s episode of the Pickens Podcast. Continue Reading

General James Conway and T. Boone Pickens on Energy and National Security

  • June 16, 2016

Retired four-star General James Conway is a former Commandant of the Marine Corps and one of our best thinkers on military AND energy strategy. During this week’s Pickens Podcast, General Conway told me that if we want to get rid of ISIS we need to arm and train the Sunni Tribes and the Kurds. If Continue Reading