OPINION: The Minstrel Show

The man who holds the title of New York City construction coordinator is an incorruptible, incorrigible individualist named Robert Moses, who has spent a lifetime improving cities and hating city planners, reforming sectors of government and detesting governmental reformers. This week he expressed a minority personal opinion of Estes Kefauver and his Senate Crime Investigating Committee: "the greatest minstrel show on earth," Moses called them. Switching on his freewheeling prose style, Moses said:

"The incentives [for better executives in government] become less rather than greater when investigating committees from Washington, dominated by men like Senator Tobey . .. . imply that...

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