Year in Review - It's December so posts here are pretty slim. Soon I'll be adding a post with some of my favorite things -- books, buildings, exhibitions -- from 2017, but ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Rethinking 'The Power Broker'
Three New York museums are assessing the legacy of Robert Moses, the city's master builder during the post-World War II decades. The Museum of the City of New York, The Queens Museum and The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University are hosting the exhibits. The Times covered this story a couple of weeks ago, but being a radiohead, I'm partial to coverage provided by WNYC. January 31's Brian Lehrer show, Wholly Moses, included interviews with Robert Caro, author of the 1974 book on Moses and those who curated the current exhibits. You can listen online (by clicking on the Wholly Moses link) or subscribe to the iTunes podcast.