Staff Review: The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York – Robert Caro

Power.BrokerReviewed by Chris

An engrossing biography of one of the most powerful American politicians of the 20th century. Despite never holding elected office, Moses weilded absolute power over urban planning and development in New York City from the 1920s – 1960s. Caro’s in-depth research into his subject gives the reader the context and facts necessary to understand Moses as a person and the history of an era not unlike today.

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