When you write stuff, you always hope it will be successful, but this has taken off beyond all our expectationsFeature: Trans-Siberian Orchestra Nov 18, 2002
It all depends on how many days, how many troops, how much food, how much fuel ... but what's the point of speculatingO'Neill still upbeat on US economy Nov 12, 2002
Markets are going to look very carefully at what he does today, tomorrow, and in the next week to provide reassurance that he's not a crazy personAnalysis: Tough choices for Brazil's Lula Oct 28, 2002
All the interventions that have been modeled would do damage to the U.S. economy if we decided to reduce the size of the current account deficit. And so I don't find it very appealing to say that we are going to cut off our arm because some day we might get a disease in itAnalysis: O'Neill's free dinner, part II Oct 01, 2002
The United States is pleased with the progress made to date -- through cooperation between the official and private sectors -- toward implementing a market-oriented contractual approach to the sovereign debt restructuring processO'Neill stresses crisis prevention,debt Sep 29, 2002
Paul O'Neill, OC (born 1928) is a writer, historian and former CBC producer. He has written many books on the history of Newfoundland. O'Neill was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, and raised in Bay de Verde until the age of 8 when his family moved to St. John's.
Educated at St. Bonaventure's College in St. John's, National Academy of Theater Arts at New York, O'Neill was an aspiring actor in the United States and England from 1949 to 1952. Having performed on stage with such stars as Eddie Albert, Larine Day and Cloris Leachman in the USA and in England he acted in films with such well-known actors as Sir Richard Attenborough, Dame Thora Hird and Dame Elizabeth Taylor. While he was in England broadcaster Margot Davies had helped him in radio and encouraged him to write.
O'Neill began his career in radio in 1953 with the CBC in Newfoundland where he produced many radio shows, TV shows such as Reach for the Top and was responsible for school broadcasts for 25 years. He retired from the CBC in 1986. O'Neill wrote stage and radio plays, articles, poems and stories in addition to works of popular history. He has served as president of the Newfoundland Writer's Guild, chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council and president of the St. John's Folk Arts Council. In 1988, O'Neill was awarded an honorary LL.D by Memorial University of Newfoundland and in 1990, he was appointed to the Order of Canada. In 2004, O'Neill was awarded the Freedom of the City and in 2008, he received Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.