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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 3, Chapter 8 The Taste of Power Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 8 The Taste of Power Summary

Moses is still secretary of the New York State Association when he is in Albany. and has no official state position. Moses finds the atmosphere very exciting. He writes speeches for the governor, writes bills and performs other tasks. The reorganization proposals are revitalized and pass this time, with Moses drafting the bills. Moses is offered a state position but he refuses. He keeps rejecting the offer and they keep asking what he wants until one day he says he wants parks.

Part 3, Chapter 8 The Taste of Power Analysis

Moses has learned the meaning of power. No matter how good his ideas are, no matter how many people will benefit from them, he realizes that nothing happens in politics without power. Moses finds that power when he is back in Albany with Smith...

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