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The Peace Work of John Lennon and Yoko Ono

Broadcast: December 3. 2017 at 4 p.m.

On this special edition of Peace Talks Radio, we recall the several years when musician John Lennon and his wife, performance artist Yoko Ono, were among the most high profile peace advocates on the planet. 

John was shot dead outside his apartment in New York in 1980 – 11 years after he wrote the song that – since its creation in 1969, has been a fixture at just about any gathering for peace.  

We’ll talk with Yoko Ono as well a the producers and directors of two fine films about this part of their lives: David Leaf who co-created the film The US vs. John Lennon , and the co-producers of the film John and Yoko, Give Peace A Song , Paul McGrath and Alan Lysaght.  Lennon's voice is heard in clips from both films and in his songs including, Give Peace A Chance, Happy Xmas (War Is Over), Power To The People, Revolution, and Imagine.  From: Good Radio Shows, Inc.

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