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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 1, Chapter 3 Home Away from Home Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 3 Home Away from Home Summary

After graduating from Yale, Moses goes on to Oxford where he forms the American Club. At this time Oxford is the training ground for people entering British public service. Moses is happy at Oxford; he is captain of the water-polo team and president of the debate team. One of his classmates from Yale, Mal Dougherty, is also attending school in England and becomes good friends with Moses. He spends the summers vacationing at Lake Lucerne with the Moses family.

Moses indicates that he wants to work in public service and that he isn't concerned with the fact that it doesn't pay much. This meets with Bella's approval. Moses does his Ph.D. thesis is on British public service. "The thesis reveals its author as a man convinced that public service is a noble...

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