The US vs John Lennon
- 1h 39min
- Directed by: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld
- Written by: David Leaf, John Scheinfeld
- Cast: see cast section
- Website: www.theusversusjohnlennon.com
A portrait of Lennon in his post-Beatles, political activist phase of 1966-76 and the opposition he faced from the Nixon administration. This incisive and engrossing documentary eschews narration to tell his story through archive footage, songs and interviews. Comparisons with the current political climate make it very timely indeed.
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The US vs John Lennon27 Nov 2006
This incisive and engrossing documentary is both a portrait of the former Beatle as political activist and a slice of secret history from America’s recent past. It follows its subject from 1966-76, the heady years during which Lennon left The Beatles…
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