Atlas Shrugged, Part 1, Chapter 3, section 1:
, and /WesleyMouch
meet to work out a deal by which they can stop /HankRearden
and the success of /ReardenMetal
. Boyle wants Taggart to get his friends in /Washington
to regulate the distribution of iron ore, depriving Rearden of the raw materials needed to market Rearden Metal. In exchange, Boyle agrees to get the /NationalAllianceofRailroads
to drive the /PhoenixDurango
railroad out of business. None of this is said openly or directly, of course. Taggart also learns from Boyle that /TaggartTranscontinental
has been denuded of all but the barest equipment.
The most expensive barroom in New York, on the 60th floor of a skyscraper, designed to look like a cellar.
/BartendeR: First and only appearance.
/WaiteR: First and only appearance.
"It all depends," James Taggart answered slowly, "on the people who make it possible...That's what has to be known - who makes it possible."