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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 7, Chapter 45 Off to the Fair Summary & Analysis

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Part 7, Chapter 45 Off to the Fair Summary

The press and reformers' investigation into the Slum Clearance Committee continues. Moses is sent a list of questions, which he responds to. He admits there is no competitive bidding. The press demands to see the files and Moses has to agree to the request, knowing that if he tried to fight it in court, he would lose. Moses has been involved in the Massena and Niagara dam projects and has left the Title I projects to his subordinates. He stalls as long as he can about letting them see the files.

When the reporters see the files, there is nothing significant in them. There is nothing about the sponsors that they want information on. They keep on digging and come across the name Louis I. Pokrass which rings a bell with one of...

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