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Blackout looting! New York City, July 13, 1977 by Robert Curvin

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Published by Gardner Press : distributed by Halsted Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Robbery -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Pillage -- New York (State) -- New York.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- New York (N.Y.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robert Curvin and Bruce Porter ; foreword by Mitchell Sviridoff for the Ford Foundation.
ContributionsPorter, Bruce, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6661.N7 C87
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4732170M
ISBN 100470266694, 0470266279
LC Control Number78020817

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  In the New York Times, historian Herbert Gutman published an essay comparing the blackout looting to food riots led by Jewish women early in the 20th century. On June 2, Discovery, Inc. displayed blackout screens as part of "Blackout Tuesday" for the same length of time on its 19 domestic channels in the U.S. On June 9 the same channels suspended programming for an hour each day at 9 p.m. Eastern time to broadcast a virtual roundtable discussion with African-American politicians, commentators. Unlike other blackouts that affected the region, namely the Northeast blackouts of and , the blackout was confined to New York City and its immediate surrounding areas. Also, in contrast to the and blackouts, the blackout resulted in citywide looting and other acts of criminal activity, including arson.   'Horror, fear, despair': Venezuela's oil capital shattered by 'tsunami' of violent looting Venezuela In the second city of Maracaibo, the crippling blackout sparked a terrifying rampage that.