CheckMate

T. Boone Pickens, former oil man turned natural gas apostle, talks about the best energy sources, climate change, and what he thinks needs to be done to get America off oil from the Middle East. Plus: a debate on the morality of Capitalism; looking closer at subsidies for oil companies; David Leonhardt of The New York Times on the first press conference from the Fed’s Ben Bernanke; chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on the political climate in Russia; and the Brian Lehrer Show’s National Poetry Month series concludes with poet Tara Betts.