Extras

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    American Experience

    Blackout Preview

    What happened when the lights went out in New York in 1977? Premieres 7/14 at 9/8c on PBS.

    Blackout Preview

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    American Experience

    Blackout, Chapter 1

    In 1977 the lights went out in New York City for more than 24 hours. Premieres 7/14 on PBS

    Blackout, Chapter 1

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    American Experience

    Why we Made Blackout

    "The civilization that was New York came unglued" Blackout premieres July 14 at 9/8c.

    Why we Made Blackout

    Video thumbnail: American Experience "It went from being light to being looting," from Blackout

    American Experience

    "It went from being light to being looting," from Blackout

    During the 1977 blackout in New York City, the looting began very quickly. July 14 9/8c.

    "It went from being light to being looting," from Blackout

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    American Experience

    Where did Brooklyn go? From Blackout

    Watch the first three minutes of Blackout, premiering July 14 at 9/8c.

    Where did Brooklyn go? From Blackout

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    American Experience

    No Police to Stop Them, from Blackout

    Shop owners describe watching locals loot their store during the NYC blackout of 1977.

    No Police to Stop Them, from Blackout

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    American Experience

    The Station House was in Darkness, From Blackout

    First responders recall the 1977 NYC Blackout. Premieres 7/14 at 9/8c on PBS.

    The Station House was in Darkness, From Blackout