Oakland

Playing the Power Broker

6:00 p.m. | Monday, September 26, 2016

Image courtesy Flickr User Chris Devers

As the “master builder” of New York, Robert Moses wielded near-limitless power over how his region was shaped. The vastness of his authority was echoed in the length of his biography, The Power Broker, in which author Robert Caro chronicled the complex (and brutal) machinations surrounding his achievements. Recently, teams around the world were tasked in taking Moses’ controversial legacy and turning it into a board game. Join us as we hear about this fun challenge and play many of the games submitted.

Location

SPUR Oakland
1544 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510.827.1900

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