GOVERNMENT CAPTURE TIMELINE - 2001

ECONOMIC CONDITIONS: Dot-com bubble collapses; 9/11 terrorist attack on WTC
REGULATORY CHANGES: Between 2000 and 2001, the Federal Reserve, led by Alan Greenspan, lowers the benchmark interest rate eleven times
PRESIDENT: George Bush
SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY: Paul O'Neil
SECRETARY OF STATE: Colin Powell
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: Donald H. Rumsfeld
SUPREME COURT: 
CONGRESS: Speaker, Dennis Hastert (R) 
FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN: Alan Greenspan
NY FEDERAL RESERVE: William J McDonough, President; Peter Peterson, Chairman
HIGHEST PAID CEO: Michael S Dell - Dell Computer 
$235,912,000
Inflation adjusted: $276,190,000
BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE: John Dillon, CEO & Chairman of International Paper, Chairman
COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS: Peter Peterson, Chairman
KEY BANK MERGERS: Firstar and US Bancorp; First Union and Wachovia; Fifth Third and Old Kent Financial; Standard Federal and Michigan National; FleetBoston and Summit Bancorp
KEY NON-BANK MERGERS: Comcast and AT&T Broadband; American Airlines and TWA; GM and Daewoo; Phillips Petroleum and Tosco; Phillips Petroleum and Conoco; Pepsico and Quaker Oats; HP and Compaq
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE:

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