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Great Northeast Blackout Hits the United States

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Great Northeast Blackout Hits the United States

(2 min) tv-pg

On November 9, 1965, the biggest power failure in U.S. history plunged New York, seven neighboring states and much of eastern Canada into darkness. While Consolidated Edison struggles to locate the cause and repair the problem, a radio broadcast informs the public about the emergency situation.