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Chaos in Britain - BBC Goes Off-Air

During "The Winter of Discontent," worker strikes paralyzed Britain.  In 1978, most television channels were forced off-air due to lack of broadcast power.  In place of programming, viewers saw scenes like this before they saw nothing.


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Clip of a 1978 BBC2 broadcast, online courtesy BBC.  Copyright, BBC, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes.

 

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