Flag on the Play: Misleading Energy Responses to the Super Bowl Blackout

From ThinkProgress Thu Feb 7 2013, 10:35:52

By Danielle Baussan Ten years from now, Super Bowl XLVII will be remembered for several reasons: 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown an energized, though unsuccessful, comeback from the 49ers, and a record 164.1 million viewers who saw the Superdome lose electricity for 34 minutes. Super Bowl XLVII's blackout wasn't the first outage at a [...]

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