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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 6, Chapter 32 Quid Pro Quo Summary & Analysis

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Part 6, Chapter 32 Quid Pro Quo Summary

By 1945 Roosevelt has passed away and La Guardia is dying of cancer. La Guardia announces he will not run again and that he will support an independent candidate, Newbold Morris. The Tammany candidate is William O'Dwyer. La Guardia dies in 1947.

Part 6, Chapter 32 Quid Pro Quo Analysis

Moses is confronted with changes in administration at both the city and federal level in the mid-1940s. Roosevelt dies and La Guardia is dying of cancer. La Guardia sends for Moses before he dies. Even though the two men fought so much, they still maintained a relationship.

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