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T. Boone Pickens Unveils Energy Plan (2008)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-10-24

Duration: 00:02:14

Subjects: Pickens, T. Boone (Thomas Boone) | NATURAL GAS | Haynesville Shale | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | United States presidential election, 2008 | Elections, 2008 | Energy


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Ferrell, Jeff Reporter
  • Pickens, T. Boone Interviewee
  • McInnis, Molly Interviewee


This segment from the October 24, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features KSLA reporter Jeff Ferrell’s visit to a town hall meeting in Shreveport with oilman-turned-activist T. Boone Pickens as he unveiled his new energy plan, which calls for cutting down on oil imports by using more natural gas. In an interview with Ferrell, Pickens discusses the fact that neither Senator John McCain nor Senator Barack Obama, the 2008 presidential candidates, had adopted his plan. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford