British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

NY City power blackout

Title
NY City power blackout
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
Play audio
To listen to the audio files, please log in.
Duration
00:03:01
Description
James Outman reports from New York on an overnight power cut which led to looting, closing of the stock market and offices and problems at a hospital where emergency generators failed. At a Broadway theatre the show went on by candlelight.
Contributors
James Outman
Keywords
USA; New York; Electricity supply; Electric power; Looting

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 254 times.