Robert Caro’s: The Power Broker
Read Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker” Chapter 37. Answer the following questions:
1. What do you think Caro’s main point was in this chapter? How does Caro build his case? What kind of evidence is used?
2. We don’t know why Moses didn’t change his mind, but we saw how politicians who were on the side of the Tremonters changed their minds one by one to agree with Moses. How do you think he did this? Why do you think he didn’t change the route?
3. Does the story highlight social issues in New York City? If so, what issues?
4. How and why does Caro utilize quotes in the chapter?