90 percent of rural homes in the U.S. didn’t have electricity in 1935. Ten years later, almost all of them did.
It was cheap, abundant, and unlimited…or so colonists thought.
On the 50th anniversary of the Great Northeast Blackout, look back at the night the lights went out on 30 million people in one of the largest power outages in U.S. history.
Find out about the nuclear weapon that detonated in Albuquerque in May 1957, as well as eight other “broken arrow” incidents over the decades.