Study Guide

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 7, Chapter 46 Nelson Summary & Analysis

Robert Caro
This Study Guide consists of approximately 79 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Power Broker.
This section contains 426 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Study Guide

Part 7, Chapter 46 Nelson Summary

The Rockefeller wealth guarantees them also total power in the New York Republican Party. He is governor of New York and a threat to Robert Moses. There is no way that Moses can pressure Rockefeller. If he uses his usual tactics and submits his resignation, Rockefeller will probably accept it. The unions are the only form of pressure but Rockefeller makes his own terms with them. Moses has worked with the Rockefellers on various projects in different parts of the world for years.

Moses has to have the governor's official approval allowing him to work since he is past the state retirement age. In 1962 the governor wants Moses to resign his Long Island State Park Commission position so his brother Laurence can assume the chairmanship. Moses responds with his typical approach of threatening to resign all of his posts...

(read more from the Part 7, Chapter 46 Nelson Summary)

This section contains 426 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.