Robert Caro: Reflections on Robert Moses

Robert Caro, Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York (Knopf, 1974) and the three-volume The Years of Lyndon Johnson, will offer reflections on the career of Robert Moses three decades after the publication of his seminal biography.

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Robert Moses Symposium Panel: The Legacy of Robert Moses

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A panel discussion moderated by Sarah Henry, chief curator of the Museum of the City of New York, and featuring the authors of three papers: Daniel Prosterman, Robert Moses and the Meaning of Democracy Lynne Sagalyn, Moses as Metaphor: The Legacy of Reputation Peter Eisenstadt, Moses and H.L. Mencken: Race and the Politics of Skepticism

Robert Moses Symposium Panel: Moses and the Giants

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A panel discussion moderated by Kenneth T. Jackson and featuring the authors of three papers: Jameson W. Doig, The Port Authority’s Austin Tobin: How to Outmaneuver and Defeat Robert Moses Lizabeth Cohen, Edward J. Logue and the Politics of Urban Redevelopment in Postwar America Duane Tananbaum, Allies and Adversaries: Herbert Lehman and Robert Moses

Exhibition Opening Symposium: Lessons From Robert Moses

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Forty years after the reign of Robert Moses, key city players consider urbanism in the 21st century and set out their vision for the future. Topics to be addressed include regional planning, open space initiatives, transportation, sustainable development, and New York’s role as an international city. James S. Russel, the architecture critic for Bloomberg, will […]

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