(Studio) 1977 New York City blackout on July 14, recalled. Costs noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(NYC) Film of blackout shown. Fires recalled. Levine's Furniture Company experience cited. [Furniture wholesaler Barney SLATIN - tells of experience.] Rioting, looting recalled. Film shown. Congress investigation reported Film shown. Federal report quoted with regard to blaming of Consolidated Edison. Role of thunderstorm noted. Department of Energy report shown on screen. Con. Edison reaction noted. Possibility of reoccurrence considered.
REPORTER: James Walker