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The linked documents listed in the bibliography below have been digitized for on-line educational use pertaining to this project. Unlinked citations will be made available as they are digitized; in the meantime they may be used to guide visitors to library and archival resources.

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General Accounts

Life Magazine. 19 November 1965.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Rosenthal, A.M. ed. 1965. The Night the Lights Went Out. New York: New American Library.

"The Great Blackout: Its Meaning for the Future." 22 November 1965. U.S. News & World Report: 40-42, 85-6.

Public Response

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]National Opinion Research Center. October 1966. "Public Response to the Northeastern Power Blackout." Typed Report. Commissioned by the U.S. Office of Civil Defense.

Electric Utilities

"Commentson the Northeast Power Failure." IEEE Spectrum: 84-90.

Friedlander, Gordon D. February 1966. "The Northeast Power Failure--A Blanket of Darkness." IEEE Spectrum: 54-73.

Friedlander, Gordon D. October 1976. "What Went Wrong VIII: The Great Blackout of '65." IEEE Spectrum: 83-86.

Olmsted, Leonard M., Walter D. Brown and Julius Beiweis. 24 January 1966. "The Blackout: It All Happened in 12 Minutes." Electrical World

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Federal Power Commission. 6 December 1965. Northeast Power Failure: November 9 and 10, 1965. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Federal Power Commission. July 1967a. Prevention of Power Failures. Vol.I--Report of the Commission. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Federal Power Commission. June 1967b. Prevention of Power Failures. Vol.II--Advisory Committee Report: Reliability of Electric Bulk Power Supply. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]U.S. Federal Power Commission. June 1967c. Prevention of Power Failures. Vol.III--Studies of the Task Groups on the Northeast Power Interruption. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]United States Senate. Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce. June 6, 1967. Serial No. 90-10. "Mid-Atlantic Power Failure of June 5, 1967." Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

[open document in Adobe Acrobat]Northeast Power Coordinating Council. Task Force on System Studies. 21 September 1966. "A Study of the Effect of Possible, but Improbable Events on the Northeast Power Interconnected Systems under 1968 Conditions." Unpublished Report.

"Comments on the Northeast Power Failure." May 1966. IEEE Spectrum: 84-90.

Con Edison. 10 November 1965. "For Immediate Release." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.

Con Edison. 13 November 1965. "For Immediate Release." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.

Con Edison. 8 November 1995. "In the Thirty Years since the Great Northeast Blackout, Con Edison's Electric System Reliability is Second to None." Typed press release. Courtesy of Con Edison.


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