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The U.S. Vs. John Lennon DVD

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 96 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Studio: Lions Gate
  • DVD Release Date: February 13, 2007
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1 [CC]
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo [CC]
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    Theatrical Trailer
    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
    DVD-Rom Exclusive - Interview with John and Yoko Ono Lennon Courtesy of Tariq Ali, Reprinted from His Book Streetfighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties
Throughout production, "The U.S. vs. John Lennon" (2006) was in danger of never being released. Filmmakers David Leaf and John Scheinfeld struggled for over 15 years to produce this documentary, which focuses on a part of the music icon's life that is often overlooked - his outspoken political leanings both during and after the Vietnam War. Towards the end of the Beatles' career, Lennon' dissent against the U.S. government grew, which is expressed in both archival footage and interviews. This frustration culminated when the U.S. government attempted to deport the star for fear of the threat he posed to the nation's youth.
 
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