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The power broker : Robert Moses and the fall of New York

Caro, Robert A. (Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library NA 9085 .M67 C37 1975 30775305470701 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0394720245
  • ISBN: 9780394720241
  • Physical Description: print
    1246, xxxiv pages, [25] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1975, ©1974.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 1173-1177) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- Driving -- Changing -- 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, etc.: Moses is pictured as idealist reformer and political manipulator as his rise to power and eventual domination of New York State politics is documented.
Subject: Moses, Robert 1888-1981
New York (N.Y.) History 1898-1951
New York (N.Y.) Politics and government 1898-1951
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