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The power broker : Robert Moses and the fall of New York / Robert A. Caro.

By: Caro, Robert A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookNew York : Vintage Books, 1975, c1974Description: 1246, xxxiv pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780394720241 (pbk.).Subject(s): Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 | Political science | Public works -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- 1898-1951. -- History | New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951 | New York (State) -- New YorkDDC classification: 974.70492 CAR Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction: Wait until the evening Line of succession Robert Moses at Yale Home away from home Burning Age of optimism Curriculum changes Change in major The taste of power A dream The best bill drafter in Albany The majesty of law Robert Moses and the creature of the machine Driving Changing Curator of cauliflowers The featherduster The mother of accommodation New York City before Robert Moses To power in the city One year The candidate Order number 129 In the saddle Two brothers Changing The warp and the loom "And when the last law was down..." Revenge Monopoly Quid pro quo Leading out the regiment Moses and the mayors "RM" The meat ax One mile One mile (afterward) The highwayman Point of no return Rumors and the report of rumors Tavern in the town Late arrival Mustache and the bard Off to the fair Nelson The great fair Old lion, young mayor The last stand Old.
Summary: Moses is pictured as idealist reformer and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [1173]-1177.

Introduction: Wait until the evening
Line of succession
Robert Moses at Yale
Home away from home
Burning
Age of optimism
Curriculum changes
Change in major
The taste of power
A dream
The best bill drafter in Albany
The majesty of law
Robert Moses and the creature of the machine
Driving
Changing
Curator of cauliflowers
The featherduster
The mother of accommodation
New York City before Robert Moses
To power in the city
One year
The candidate
Order number 129
In the saddle
Two brothers
Changing
The warp and the loom
"And when the last law was down..."
Revenge
Monopoly
Quid pro quo
Leading out the regiment
Moses and the mayors
"RM"
The meat ax
One mile
One mile (afterward)
The highwayman
Point of no return
Rumors and the report of rumors
Tavern in the town
Late arrival
Mustache and the bard
Off to the fair
Nelson
The great fair
Old lion, young mayor
The last stand
Old.

Moses is pictured as idealist reformer and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented.

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