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General David Petraeus on the Middle East Today

  • June 9, 2016

General David Petraeus has spent more time in a command role in the Middle East as a Two-Star Division Commander of the 101st Airborne; as a Three-Star Commander of the Multinational Security Transition Command – Iraq; and as a Four-Star General Commanding Multinational Force I (MNF I) better known as “The Surge.” During this week’s Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens interview with Haley Barbour

  • May 26, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast is with a friend and ally of many years, Haley Barbour. Haley was Chairman of the Republican National Committee when the GOP took over control of the U.S. House and served two terms as Governor of Mississippi. Continue Reading

Tony Robbins interviews T. Boone Pickens (Part 2)

  • May 18, 2016

Tony Robbins asked me about my background and my goals in our first podcast. In the second and final installment, I fielded some great questions from Tony and his audience on energy and global politics. Here are a few of the highlights from our great Q&A. How will the Iran deal affect the price of Continue Reading

Tony Robbins interviews T. Boone Pickens for a special Pickens Podcast episode

  • May 16, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast is a bit of a departure from the previous 27 episodes. My good friend, world famous motivational speaker and philanthropist, Tony Robbins, interviewed me for one of his programs. Our discussion centered around business and energy. I told the group that I’m 87 now (88 in a few days) and I’ve Continue Reading

America's Future Natural Gas Economy: T. Boone Pickens and Arthur Herman

  • May 12, 2016

T. Boone Pickens was the featured guest at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC for a conversation hosted by Arthur Herman. This conversation is well worth watching because of the historical nature of the oil and gas industry through which Boone leads the audience. This is fact-filled but also generous with the famous Boone Pickens Continue Reading

Yahoo Finance Editor-in-Chief Andy Serwer and T. Boone Pickens discuss the changing news business

  • May 5, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast is a wide-ranging discussion with the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo! Finance, Andy Serwer. We discussed everything from the changing news business to energy to the Presidential campaign. Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens' conversation with RealClearPolitics' Carl Cannon

  • April 28, 2016

This weekend, all of Washington will be celebrating the White House Correspondents' Association at their annual dinner. To honor the work of journalists in D.C., this week I am hosting Carl Cannon, Washington Bureau Chief and Executive Editor for, one of the most respected news websites in America. For this episode of the Pickens Podcast, we discuss the state of politics in America today, as well as my favorite topic: energy. Continue Reading

T. Boone Pickens talks with Economic Advisor Larry Lindsey

  • April 21, 2016

Larry Lindsey, one of the greatest economic minds in the nation, and author of “Conspiracies of the Ruling Class,” a New York Times bestseller, said on this week’s Pickens Podcast that “we’re in the 7th year of a slow expansion. We may be running out of time before the next recession – maybe not next Continue Reading

“Blood Oil” author Leif Wenar on America’s OPEC oil dependence

  • April 7, 2016

This week’s Pickens Podcast features a very smart guy, Leif Wenar, who wrote a very smart book called “Blood Oil.” It is a serious look at the way OPEC and others have manipulated the industrialized world into dependence on their oil. writes: “BLOOD OIL shows how the West can now lead a peaceful revolution Continue Reading

Former Senate Majority Leaders Daschle and Lott on how to fix the U.S. political system

  • March 28, 2016

The Pickens Podcast episode for this week features my conversation with two former U.S. Senators who have each served as Majority Leader. Tom Daschle (D) and Trent Lott (R) may represent the last time in our lifetimes we will have seen two men, with opposite views, from different political parties, work together to solve great Continue Reading