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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York - Part 7, Chapter 50 Old Summary & Analysis

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Part 7, Chapter 50 Old Summary

Under the new leadership, Moses' former aides who are still employed with the new MTA are not allowed to talk business with Moses. Moses waits to build the bridge, but there is always some delay or another. It finally dawns on Moses that there will be no bridge or any other job for him to build. The Rockefeller administration is waiting for him to become too old to work.

Moses still has a sharp mind and since he has no responsibilities, he develops a housing program to clear the slums. His plan is to build a big housing project, move the slum dwellers into it and then raze the slum. He plans to build another new project on that site, move another group of slum dwellers into it, then raze the slum where they came from and so on...

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