Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Robert Caro Talks About Robert Moses

I'm really sorry once again for throwing up this video about one of the greatest figures (for better or worse) in New York state and perhaps in American history.

Please watch it if you can.

"That Robert Caro’s book is alive and being read a generation and a half after it first appeared bespeaks its pertinence to Americans who have never set foot in New York. It is the classic description of what happens when the power to raise and spend money is placed in government entities beyond the reach of the voters, when government institutions are designed to be impregnable to outside clamor."


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