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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 3, Chapter 6 Curriculum Changes Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 6 Curriculum Changes Summary

Moses receives a phone call from Moskowitz' wife, Belle. Belle is heading a commission and is appointed by the governor to reorganize the state's administration. Belle wants Moses to be chief of staff and Moses accepts the offer. When Moses begins working for Belle he finds out that she makes the decisions. Belle knows something that Moses doesn't know - politics. It takes Moses about six months to learn the politics of the situation and by that time Belle is leaving most of the decisions to him. Moses develops his plan for reorganization of the state government, which is supported by Smith. Republicans offer counter proposals and Moses goes to Albany for the legislative fight. The legislature votes against Moses' plan and Smith loses his re-election bid.

Moses goes to work for the New York State Association...

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