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Contributed by: JUDITH A. SENNING
Contributed on: March 27, 2009

Which blackout(s) did you experience?
1965 (Great Northeast Blackout)

In your own words, tell the story of your experience in the blackout(s). Try to recall specific events and the people, places, and things involved; also include more general reactions, images adn last impressions?
HEY FOLKS THIS IS JUDY AGAIN..HOW MANY OF YOU REMEMBER WHAT THE ABC TELEVISION MOVIE WE WERE WATCHING THAT NIGHT WAS??? IT WAS "MOTHRA" ON CHANNEL 7!!!!!!!!!!

Did either blackout seem significant or shocking at the time?
Neither was significant

Did the blackout(s) have any larger meaning in your mind?
No

Did the blackout(s) cause any profound crisis?
No

How did the blackout(s) affect your daily reliance on electricity?
Became less reliant

Cite as: JUDITH A. SENNING, Story #2167, The Blackout History Project, 27 March 2009, <http://blackout.gmu.edu/details/2167/>.
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