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Award-Winning Documentary on Saving the Great Swamp Airs on NJTV Wednesday, Nov. 15

The documentary produced by former Chatham resident Scott Morris made its television debut on NJTV on Wednesday, Nov. 15 Credits: TAP Chatham
Protesters opposed to the proposed Great Swamp Jetport are seen in a newspaper clipping from 1961. Credits: Scott Morris Productions
Scott Morris, author Cam Cavanaugh and Nic Platt outside Platt's home in 2015. Credits: Tom Salvas

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham residents can set their DVRs to see the award-winning documentary, Saving the Great Swamp - The Battle to Defeat the Jetport"  at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 on NJTV when it makes its television premiere.

The documentary was shown to the public for the first time on Dec. 3, 2016 in the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown.

NJTV will also broadcast the documentary produced by former Chatham resident Scott Morris on Friday, Nov. 17 at 2 a.m.

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The documentary on the efforts made to keep the Jetport from being built in Chatham's Great Swamp won "Best Documentary" at the 2017 NJ Film Festival.




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