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POWER: Electrocuting Con Edison

Will the utility see the light? The Federal Power Commission verbally electrocuted Con Edison last week for its failure to prevent the New York blackout of...

Reporting: Blackout Fallout

A good reporter's nose for news is never out of the wind. One night last week New York Timesman Martin Tolchin, 37, was visiting a friend who had just had her...

Rough Times in the Rag Trade

Coping with the New York blackout was easier than fending off imports The break in a 68-year-old water main and the subsequent power outage that threw more...

The Press: When the News Tickers Fell Silent

On ABC Baretta was solving a murder. A new pair of made-for-TV lovers (Italian and Jewish, natch) were trying to get it all together on CBS. Susan and Sam, an...

The American Underclass

Destitute and desperate in the land of plenty "Pretty soon the lights won't have to go out for trouble to start. " —Cherry Crist, Miami welfare mother of six ...

BRITAIN: Heath Looks for a Way Out

The predicament of Prime Minister Edward Heath's government last week recalled a World War I cartoon of two British tommies huddled miserably in a crater at...

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