June 26 — Nearly 20 years after Enron collapsed, 14 years after he went to prison, and one year after he was released, Skilling continues to fascinate, a measure of the outsized role the company’s rise and fall played in the modern history and psyche of Houston. For years, Enron’s transformation from a small natural gas pipeline company to one of America’s most admired companies was a point of local pride, a success story entailing vision, risk taking and execution.

— Houston Chronicle