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  • Saving the Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport (2017)
  • 62 min | Documentary
Saving the Great Swamp: Battle to Defeat the Jetport (2017)
62 min | Documentary

It is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to preserve a rural area of New Jersey between 1959 and 1968. The fight began when the powerful Port of New York Authority announced plans to ...See moreIt is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to preserve a rural area of New Jersey between 1959 and 1968. The fight began when the powerful Port of New York Authority announced plans to construct a huge 10,000 acre "jetport" 26 miles west of New York City in a little-known place called the Great Swamp. In the name of progress, entire towns would be obliterated, the aquifer and wildlife destroyed, and a way-of-life threatened for thousands of people. Written by Scott Morris See less
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Nov 1, 2017 (United States)

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