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The U.S. vs. John Lennon (R2) in April

Lions Gate Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The U.S. vs. John Lennon for 2nd April 2007 priced at £19.99. Before Iraq, before the Bush Administration, before the Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen, and Pearl Jam … there was John Lennon, the celebrated musician who used his fame and his fortune to protest against the Vietnam War and advocate for world peace. The U.S government were so worried about the popularity and influence of this anti-war activist and inspirational icon, that they initiated a campaign to silence him.

David Leaf and John Scheinfeld’s documentary uses fascinating archive footage and insightful interviews with those who knew him well to tell the story of that campaign.

Features include:

  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • Additional Documentary Footage includes:
    • Becoming John Lennon
    • Power to the People
    • Dissent vs Disloyalty
    • Then and Now
    • Walter Cronkite meets the Beatles
    • The ‘Two Virgins’ Album Cover
    • ‘Sometime in New York’
    • ‘Imagine’
    • The One to One Benefit Concert
    • Yoko Ono Lennon’s Letter to the Parole Board

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