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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 4, Chapter 13 Driving Summary & Analysis

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Part 4, Chapter 13 Driving Summary

The work on the parks continues, but Moses knows that after the election in 1928 he won't have the luxury of a man like Smith to work with. Moses tries to accomplish as much as he can before the election. They set up their offices in the August Belmont mansion. Moses sets up playground equipment at the office and his children take on the task of testing it. Moses and his team are busy designing bridges. They want every one of the one hundred bridges to be different and unique. At one point, the New Jersey firm building the causeway runs out of money and tells Moses their men won't work without money. There is no money available in Albany so Moses borrows $20,000 from his mother until the appropriations funds arrive. Moses finds out that the state owns the bay...

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