Vintage News Reel Shows Live Coverage of the 1977 New York City Blackout by Matt Coneybeare on Nov. 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM at 5:00 PM on November 10, 2018 Play Video Channel 7 is celebrating 50 years Eyewitness News this month. Here’s a look back at how Eyewitness News covered the New York City blackout on Jul 13-14, 1977. via ABC 7 news vintage film Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Shop Related Products… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Vintage News Reel Shows Local Coverage of John Lennon's Death in December 1980 360° Video Takes a Trip Through the Archives on New York City's Blackout of 1977 Vintage Film Shows New Yorkers Digging Out From a Massive 1947 Blizzard Incredible Vintage Photo Showing a Pitch Black NYC During the Blackout of 1977 Brought To You By… Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.