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Blackout film footage (no audio)

Nov. 9, 1965 at rush hour: Toronto and New York are plunged into darkness as a blackout strikes Ontario and the eastern United States. The result: traffic chaos, airport turmoil and tales of kindness and courtesy as 30 million people react to the largest power failure to that point in history.

Silent film footage of Torontonians left in the dark.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News
Broadcast Date: Nov. 9, 1965
Guest(s):
Duration: 2:19
Silent

Last updated: January 15, 2013

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