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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 3, Chapter 9 A Dream Summary & Analysis

Robert Caro
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Part 3, Chapter 9 A Dream Summary

The demographics scene in New York is rapidly changing. Mass production is taking place, the boroughs are being built-up and workers are beginning to have more leisure time. This is the period commonly referred to as the Roaring Twenties. The automobile has made countryside trips possible for families. The infrastructure, including roads, doesn't yet exist to facilitate these trips and travel around the area. If New Yorkers can find a place to go, they experience great difficulty in traveling there. There are bridges to Long Island, but the island is mainly inhabited by fishermen who despise the city and its inhabitants. They designate the waterfront as parks that are only open to inhabitants of the community. The interior of the island is a Ku Klux Klan stronghold, also closed to city dwellers. Long Island is also the...

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