Park Cities Quail 2017 Dinner and Auction
Posted on: March 6, 2017
Congratulations to the recipient of the 2017 T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award, Tom Brokaw. Thank you all who attended. Below are articles covering the event.
SportsDay – Why quail research still matters
Quail hunters threw a party Thursday at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. It was a fitting venue at which to celebrate what is arguably the greatest of game birds in a state that unarguably has the best wild quail hunting that remains.
In Dallas, NBC’s Tom Brokaw talked hunting with friends and presidents
On Thursday night, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw explained how his childhood spent pheasant hunting on the South Dakota plains landed him in the company of some of the most powerful people in America.
In Dallas, Brokaw attended the 2017 Park Cities Quail Dinner & Auction, where he was presented with the T. Boone Pickens Lifetime Sportsman Award. Previous recipients include George Strait and Ted Turner.
T. Boone Pickens gets standing ovation during first public appearance after stroke
A few days before Christmas, financier/philanthropist T. Boone Pickens had what he described as a minor stroke. Though he is normally a regular presence at Dallas events and on various TV news shows, Pickens has not been seen publicly since.