The U.S. vs. John Lennon
Release Date: September 15, 2006
Running Time: 99 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG 13
Box Office: $1,102,937.00
Genre: Documentary, Historical, Interview, Music
Before Iraq, before the Bush Administration, before the Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen, and Pearl Jam there was John Lennon, the celebrated musical artist who used his fame and his fortune to protest the Vietnam War and advocate for world peace. 1966-1976 was one of the most fractious periods of American history, dominated by the Vietnam War; the rise of antiwar, civil rights, New Left and other political movements challenging the status quo; the Nixon presidency; revelations of government deception, surveillance and harassment; and Watergate. A large and diverse array of the era's notable figures, men and women, bear immediate and authoritative witness to specific events as well as to the...