The Night The Lights Went Out Author:The Staff of the New York Times The story of the 1965 Northeast Blackout, affecting 9 states and 3 Canadian provinces. — Here is the full, fantastic story of the biggest blackout in history. Suddenly man's capacity to fly weightless around the globe faded into irrelevance. People rediscovered their feel; the candle came back into its own;the infinite resiliency of the human spi... more »rit was demonstrated anew. The New York Times describes how individuals met the emergency in cities an villages, reports on the investigations launched by power companie; city and state governments, and by Washington; and examines the far-reaching implications of this crisis-a crisis that could happen again!« less
Printed in 1965, almost immediately after the big Blackout, this book was put out to let people know jsut what had transpired in the city of New York. It was incredible to read, and the pictures are interesting. It is definitely dated, but is an amazing view of the innocent world we lived in 40 years ago, and how little has really changed, contrasted with the 9/11 tragedy.