The U.S. vs. John Lennon
The U.S. vs. John Lennon is a documentary about John Lennon and the U.S. government's attempts to deport him. The premise of the film is that the government wanted to stop Lennon from speaking out against America's role in the Vietnam War.
- ... examines John Lennon's growing involvement in antiwar efforts from 1966 to 1976 ... as he begins to shed his Beatles identity and adopt the role of a peace activist. Lennon's wife, Yoko Ono, collaborated on the film, which features interviews with Carl Bernstein, Walter Cronkite, Gov. Mario Cuomo, Angela Davis and others.