T. Boone Pickens, the famed Oklahoma oilman on whose ranch the Battle of Adobe Walls roared into the history books.
A vibrant cast of Oklahoma characters that stretches across the Old West and the New—T. Boone Pickens, Quanah Parker, Billy Dixon, David Pendleton Oakerhater, and others—craft a timeless message: Don’t Boast About Tomorrow! John’s good friend and pastor Wade Burleson, an award-winning author, broadcaster, and avocational historian, continues “The Burleson Chapters” of OKLAHOMA GOLD! during John’s fourth-month sabbatical that his Red River Institute of History Board of Directors has asked him to take to complete THE OKLAHOMANS 2.
Wade and iHeartRadio star Gwin Faulconer-Lippert help you relive the epic Battle of Adobe Walls, where some of the West’s greatest legends fought against one another, and where T. Boone’s sprawling ranch later lay, and they explore how powerfully the lessons of that long ago contest speak to our own lives. It’s the twenty-fourth episode of our weekly OKLAHOMA GOLD! radio program and podcast. Go HERE to listen to them all! Future episodes explore more great heroes, events, and movements of Oklahoma History.
Quanah Parker, the legendary Comanche Chief and early Oklahoma leader who led his warriors into battle at Adobe Walls.
Billy Dixon, the Oklahoma plainsman who fired the most famous shot in the history of the American West at the Battle of Adobe Walls.
David Pendleton Oakerhater, the Cheyenne warrior who survived apparent disaster at the Battle of Adobe Walls and became a devout Episcopal priest.
Be sure to check out all of our other episodes of the weekly OKLAHOMA GOLD! radio program and podcast. Go HERE to keep up with them all. Future episodes explore more great heroes, events, and movements of Oklahoma History.
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