Film with Ulster ties wins Oscar

The winning film documented Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. It was partially shot in Ulster County. “I’m very proud of being part of that adventure,” Petit told the Freeman in January, when the documentary was nominated.

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