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The New York City blackout of July 13, 1977

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

The New York City blackout of July 13, 1977

hearings before the on Energy and Power of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session ... October 13, 1977

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electric power systems -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Electric power failures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    SeriesSerial - House, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce ; no. 95-88
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 247 p. :
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14183767M

    In the wake ofthe widespread looting during the J , blackout in New York, much instant analysis found its way into the newspapers, magazines and the elec- tronic media about why it happened, whose fault it was and how best to prevent recurrences.   From the blackout to the caliber killer, these photos of New York City in the summer of reveal a city on the brink of collapse. On the evening of J , two lightning strikes just north of New York City led to a massive blackout that plunged the city Author: All That's Interesting.

    In a documentary brimming with sociopolitical messaging, this American Experience film goes back to the hot July night of that saw New York City suddenly go dark, then erupt in a widespread orgy of violence.   Re: J – The New York City Blackout of 07/16/ AM Hi Moose, What I find especially chilling about these kind of events, is the sub-human frame of mind that so many people enter when they occur.

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The New York City blackout of July 13, 1977 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Energy and Power. Download PDF EPUB FB2

J New York City endures a hour blackout after lightning strikes power lines, prompting widespread arson, looting, and riots. Look back at the New York City blackout of Power began to be restored the next morning, but it took more than 24 hours to get the whole city back on the grid.

Con Edison called it “an act of God.” Mayor Abe Beame called that a : Joe Erwin. On Jthere was a blackout in New York City. With the dark came excitement, adventure, and fright in subway tunnels, office towers, busy intersections, high-rise stairwells, hotel lobbies, elevators, and hospitals/5(9).

J Massive Blackout Plunges New York Into Rioting. Lightning strikes a Consolidated Edison substation along the Hudson River, tripping two circuit breakers and setting off a chain of events that results in a massive power failure. The entire city of New York is blacked out, parts of it for more than 24 hours.

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A portrait of the blackout that hit New York City on J explores the attitudes, ideas, and experiences that motivate people in a time of crisis and examines the range of reactions from neighbor helping neighbor to looting, vandalism, and arsonPages:   The Hardcover of the Blackout Looting: New York City, J by Robert Curvin, Bruce Porter | at Barnes & Noble.

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Power was fully restored by midnight. The power failure occurred on the 42nd anniversary of the New York City blackout ofLocation: Manhattan, New York. Get this from a library. The New York City blackout of J hearing before the.

The New York City skyline is almost black, except for a few lights from generators, during the blackout of J (AP) (Originally published by the Daily News on J This story. On Jlightning struck an electricity transmission line in New York City, causing the line’s automatic circuit breaker to kick in.

The electricity from the affected line was diverted to another line. This was fairly normal, and everything was fine—until a second bolt of lightning struck.

REVIEW The evening of Jwill be remembered as one of the worst in New York City history, a catastrophic electrical blackout that plunged an already-weakened city into terrifying anarchy.

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10 rows  This release is the result of a dedicated and planned recording session the day after /5(12). J ; Leer en español The blackout happened on the same date that a large power failure in plunged the city into darkness.

Now as. On Jthere was a blackout in New York City. With the dark came excitement, adventure, and fright in subway tunnels, office towers, busy intersections, high-rise stairwells, hotel lobbies, elevators, and hospitals. The Blackout Of Saw Thousands Of Crimes, But Only One Murder.

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