35 Who Made a Difference: Robert Moses

A former civil rights activist revolutionizes the teaching of mathematics


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"No," he answers. "I think there still operates a belief at a deep level in this country in the idea that if kids can do it, they should be given an opportunity to do it. That belief keeps one optimistic. So I don't become too distracted by the pace. You can live a good life in this country, but struggle is also a necessary part of it. That's how I see my life."


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