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The black out of 1965 happened about a week before my eight birthday. I was watching T.V. Dudley Doo Right on channel 11 When the screen started to fade. My grandfather came into the room and asked what is happening to the T.V. So we switched channels I believe channel...[more]

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What happens to folks who are stuck in subways and subway tunnels during a...[more]

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i lived in greewich village in 1977 and found it interesting that the movie on 6 ave. was "the god of rain" as his weapon was most likely lightning and the long...[more]

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1965: I was eight years old and I remember everyone being very scared. No one knew what to make of the situation.

1977: It was unusually hot. I remember coming outside just as the lights went out - I promptly went back into the house and laid back down. I...[more]

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I was 11 years old at the time...a skinny young Afro-American boy just returning home from playing outside with my friends. 5 minutes after stepping off of the elevator on the 4th floor of a 6-story tenemant on Linden Street between Bushwick Avenue and Broadway, the...[more]

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I was living in Grace Paley's apartment for the summer with some other kids from Sarah Lawrence. I remember I was doing some paperwork in the kitchen when the lights went out. My first thought was about the food for dinner -- I hoped it wouldn't spoil. But it did,...[more]

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