Robert Moses: Physical Planner (01:08)
Moses career changes the face of New York's inner city.
Contribution and Role of Planning (03:09)
Robert Moses does not believe planning has reached the importance of a science. He shares his perception of planners as those who make pretty pictures but do not get anything done.
Robert Moses: Limited Objectives and Criticism (04:58)
Robert Moses believes that he works within limited objectives but uses his imagination. Moses discusses the role of being in a minority group and criticism.
Robert Moses on Progressive Planning (01:44)
Moses shares his thoughts about Dr. Parr and his statements regarding planning. Moses believes planning should be progressive.
Diplomacy in Business (03:37)
Robert Moses discusses his short reply in a letter and the word effectiveness. Moses readily acknowledges his reputation as an undiplomatic figure.
Education and Art in Planning (02:14)
Robert Moses discusses education and its application in business. Moses shares his opinions of statues in New York.
Leadership Brings Accomplishment (02:04)
Robert Moses discusses the city of Flint and the active role of leadership that led to the success of the town.
Los Angeles: City Without Heart (01:50)
Robert Moses discusses the challenges of Los Angeles in planning. A spreading population increases the cost of maintenance because there is no central location.
Reconstructing Western Europe (01:48)
Robert Moses discusses the reconstruction of Western Europe after the war. Grandiose ideas are futile if cities do not have the finances.
Planning and Population (01:41)
Robert Moses discusses the demands of the population as it grows. Planning needs to be prioritized.
Robert Moses on Philosophy and Reformers (02:57)
Robert Moses discusses the philosophy of Huxley. Moses believes he learned more from politicians than reformers. Ambition, humor, and human quality, are characteristics of leaders.
Wrap Up and Credits: A Conversation with Robert Moses—From NBC’s Wisdom Series (01:49)
Robert Moses shares why he remains working in the Planning industry. Credits: A Conversation with Robert Moses—From NBC’s Wisdom Series
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