American Blackout

American Blackout

DVD - 2014
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What if the Doomsday Preppers were right all along? Hacking into urban infrastructures isn't science fiction anymore, it's in the news every day. A 90-minute docudrama reveals in gritty detail the impact of what happens when a cyber attack on the United States takes down the power grid. The question is: when the lights go out, what do we do next?
Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2014]
Edition: Widescreen.
ISBN: 9781426346248
1426346247
Branch Call Number: 333.7932 AME
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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naturalist
Sep 08, 2015

Did WND buyout NG?

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tj_is_cool
Sep 08, 2015

It looks more like a movie than a documentary. It takes less than 3 days for riots / looting to happen without electricity. The sad thing is it is probably true.

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Brendi_B
May 23, 2015

I decided it was a decent glimps at handful of possibilities. I learned a few things I did not know or think of. I can be a bit more prepared as staying locked in my place and renting at a lower level if in a high rise .Keeping a flashlight & my medication always in my bag. But it's safest to go it alone and be prepared for 2 weeks. Found it funny that so many people depend on electric power to open cans!

aaa5756 Jun 08, 2014

To say this movie was bad. It’s an understatement. It’s a train wreck.

photowalker Mar 01, 2014

not what I expected - we couldn't watch it as it was so violent in the first minute or so. It's not a documentary at all.

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aaa5756 Jun 08, 2014

Just plain stupid can sum up this movie!

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aaa5756 Jun 08, 2014

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

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