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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 5, Chapter 25 Changing Summary & Analysis

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Part 5, Chapter 25 Changing Summary

By this time, Moses is becoming addicted to power and authority. At first he needed power to fulfill his vision of parks and highways. Now he seems to want power for the sake of power, not necessarily to achieve his objectives or serve the public. "Power is being able to ruin people, to ruin their careers and their reputations and their personal relationships. Moses had this power, and he seemed to use it even when there was no need to, going out of his way to use it, so that it is difficult to escape the conclusion that he enjoyed using it. He may also have felt it was necessary to turn the power of his vituperation on men whom he felt posed a threat to his dreams, but he turned it also on individuals who posed no such...

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