The Blackout of 1977 did it have to happen?
Watch the PBS video at the link below.
PBS: American Experience: Blackout
For additional videos and archived news:
ABC News: July 14, 1977: Looters Ransack NYC Stores
ABC News Radio: WABC New York Blackout 7 13 1977
PIX11: The 1977 New York Blackout Anniversary: Looking back on the night that terrified Gotham
YouTube: NY77: The Coolest Year In Hell
Daily News: PAY DAY THE BLACKOUT, 1977
Slate The Eye: Was the 1977 New York City Blackout a Catalyst for Hip-Hop’s Growth?