America 1950 vs. America 2020

If you could go back to 1950, would you do it? There would be no Internet, no cellphones and you would only be able to watch television in black and white. But even though they lacked many of our modern conveniences, people genuinely seemed to be much happier back then.

The Blackout of 1977: What a Family Lost

The New York City blackout of 1977 left most of the city without electricity, dark and powerless, from July 13–14. Some imagine the charge of tension that coursed through a city thrown into chaos with a bit of awe and wonder. For others, like third-generation New Yorker Arthur Nersesian, the blackout meant his father’s life was threatened.