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Robert Caro's The Power Broker

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ClassGraphic Robert Caro's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (Vintage, 1974), makes public what few outsiders knew: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of his time in New York. Caro opens up the way in which politics really happens - the way things really get done in America's City Halls and Statehouses - and brings to light a bonanza of vital information about national and city figures. The Power Broker is a brilliant multidimensional portrait of a man who, denied power within the normal framework of the democratic process, stepped outside to grasp authority. He dominated the politics and politicians of his time --  without ever having been elected to any office. Finally, he was stripped of his reputation and his power. As we read this tome, we will come to understand how one man came to change not only the social distancing in New York but also the geography of the city, its parks and highways. A large read that will resosonate with the power issues of today. Your active participation is requested and encouraged. We know you will enjoy it.

Class Details

14 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Virtual - Any Location

MultipleInstructor :
1.Jim Perlow2.Phyllis Handelman 



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/8/2020 - 12/8/2020 Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM N/A, Virtual - Any Location  Map Phyllis Handelman  ; Jim Perlow