GOVERNMENT CAPTURE TIMELINE - 1998

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS: 
REGULATORY CHANGES: 
PRESIDENT: Bill Clinton
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY: Robert Rubin
SECRETARY OF STATE: Madeleine Albright
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: William S. Cohen
SUPREME COURT: 
CONGRESS: Speaker, Newt Gingrich (R)
FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN: Alan Greenspan
NY FEDERAL RESERVE: William J McDonough, President
HIGHEST PAID CEO: Sandy Weill - Travelers 
$227,618,000
Inflation adjusted: $285,905,000
BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE: Donald Fites, CEO & Chairman of Caterpillar, Chairman; Dana G. Mead, CEO & Chairman of Tenneco, Chairman
COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS: Peter Peterson, Chairman
KEY BANK MERGERS: NationsBank and Barnett; First Union and CoreStates; NationsBank and BankAmerica; Golden State Bancorp and First Nationwide Holdings; Norwest and Wells Fargo; Star Banc and Firstar Holdings; Banc One and First Chicago NBD; Banc One and First Commerce; Travelers and Citicorp; SunTrust and Crestar Financial; Washington Mutual and HF Ahmanson;
KEY NON-BANK MERGERS: Bell Atlantic and GTE; BP and Amoco; Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand; Volkswagen and Rolls-Royce/Bentley; Chrysler and Daimler Benz; Compaq and Digital Equipment Corp; AT&T and Tele-Communications; Pacific Stock Exchange and CBOE; Lucky Stores and Albertsons; AOL and Netscape; IKEA and Skanska; Disney and Infoseek
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE:

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