Robert Moses 1888-1981. (Recroom)
Throughout his career in public works that spanned half a century, Robert Moses earned his title, `the master builder' by planning and building highways, parks, bridges, and recreation areas from 1919 until his retirement in 1968. He was an outspoken, fiery, controversial visionary whose strong character, energy, zeal, and singleness of purpose transformed the landscapes of New York State, New York City, and Long Island. His dedication to public service was both exemplary and legendary. He never received payment for public service, with the exception of his two years as Secretary of State in 1927-1928, until he became Park Commissioner in 1933.
He fought millionaires, …
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Publication information: Article title: Robert Moses 1888-1981. (Recroom). Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Parks & Recreation. Volume: 36. Issue: 12 Publication date: December 2001. Page number: 21. © 2009 National Recreation and Park Association. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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