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Robert Caro

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Sometimes during a ballet I'll look around and see all these rows of intent faces, concentrating on this beautiful thing up on the stage.

— Robert Caro

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The ballet embodies the notes of music. And sometimes you almost feel like you can see the notes dance up there on the stage.

— Robert Caro

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The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations.

— Robert Caro

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The Senate is an unknowing world.

— Robert Caro


There's a real feeling when you know you're getting it right. It's a physical feeling.

— Robert Caro

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What would be the good of rushing? You want these books to last.

— Robert Caro

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When you have enough power to do what you always wanted to do, then you see what the guy always wanted to do.

— Robert Caro

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You can use a biography to examine political power, but only if you pick the right guy.

— Robert Caro

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You come in off the street, through the doors of the theater. You sit down. The lights go down and the curtain goes up. And you're in another world.

— Robert Caro

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You know, my first three or four drafts, you can see, are on legal pads in long hand. And then I go to a typewriter, and I know everybody's switching to a computer. And I'm sort of laughed at.

— Robert Caro

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Princeton in the mid-1950s was hardly known for being hospitable toward Jews and though Caro says he did not personally suffer from anti-Semitism he saw plenty of students who did. The fourth volume The Passage of Power (2012) covers LBJ's life from 1958 to 1964. The unique premise of her intelligent and discerning book is so startling that it’s a wonder no one has thought of it before.

Robert Allan Caro (born October 30 1935) is an American journalist and author known for his celebrated biographies of United States political figures Robert Moses and Lyndon B. For his biographies he has won two Pulitzer Prizes in Biography the National Book Award the Francis Parkman Prize (awarded by the Society of American Historians to the book that "best exemplifies the union of the historian and the artist") two National Book Critics Circle Awards the H. After working for many years as a reporter Caro wrote The Power Broker (1974) a biography of New York urban planner Robert Moses which was chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of the twentieth century.

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