Daniel Liebeskind and the media; AP Photo
The New York Times implies that Daniel Liebeskind's personality will need to drive the project to achieve the emotional connection initially proposed. This recognizes that there has not been a forceful personality in the city's ultimate plan since loved-and-hated but undeniably powerful Robert Moses, whose vision shaped the city for better and worse in the 5-s and 60s. Robert Caro's book about Moses, Power Broker. Among his infamous decisions, shepherding Lincoln Center, legacy of traffic congestion, battling Japanese sculptor Isamu Noguchi over a playground in Central Park, and further driving the wedge between the minority working class and middle class. The question, then, is how will Daniel Liebeskind gain power - a continuation of his public relations effort to get him the WTC assignment that radiates into reaching every man and woman in the city?