O'Neill death watch, Part 4.
O'Neill death watch, Part 4.
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Nov. 25 2001 3:31 PM

The O'Neill Death Watch, Part 4

An ongoing series on the occupational travails of the Treasury secretary

Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill bruised a rib while playing football with his grandchildren on Thanksgiving Day, necessitating a trip to Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Friday for X-rays. There was no apparent market response.


(For earlier entries in the O'Neill Death Watch, click here, here, and here.)

Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His  book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.