Letters: Nov. 26, 1965

The Blackout

Sir: If you look at certain pictures of blacked-out New York City, you can see very plainly, hovering over the city, a flying saucer. Obviously the power failure [Nov. 19] was only a preliminary to a massive invasion by alien forces bent on destroying the human race. You must be relieved to know it wasn't Russian sabotage at all.


Sir: Your story, which struck me as superficial, omitted mention of the fact that the telephones were working. No doubt you are aware that telephones are powered by electricity—and...

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