Vietnam War & John Lennon

The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries. John Winston Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. 5.0/5

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The Vietnam war days, when I was a young student... this song of John Lennon was one of my favorites. Today also...
In 1969,John Lennon returned his national. honour,MBE back to ENG in protest of. Englands participation in Nigeria's Civ…
Yoko Ono and John Lennon with peace campaign poster against the Vietnam War, 1969.
As the world community increasingly understands that “Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives,” as legendary human rights defender, singer/songwriter John Lennon once said, one can still see many people who find ‘Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed,’ as he also asserted. The life of John Lennon clearly showed signs Targeted Indivudals experience, from his being one of the most compassionate persons working for the betterment of humanity, to being secretly targeted, gangstalked and assassinated. Lennon’s works toward a more just world were reflected in his rebellious nature against the violent status quo, as demonstrated through his political and peace activism. He moved to Manhattan in 1971, where his criticism of the Vietnam War resulted in Richard Nixon’s lengthy attempt to deport him as the anti-war movements were adopting some of his songs as their anthems. Lennon’s charisma and influence were sweeping the globe. [Watch video of John Lennon and Yoko Ono in the TV interview ...
Yeah and Richard Nixon tried to have John Lennon deported back to Great Britain, because of Lennon's protesting of the Vietnam War, but Republicans believe in every amendment of the Constitution, somehow thet must have just skipped the first Amendment.
Here is John Lennon with future Secretary of State at anti-Vietnam War rally in NYC Bryant Park, April 1972: http:…
ON THIS DAY IN ROCK 'N' ROLL HISTORY! Rolling Stones’ bass player, the stoic Bill Wyman (far left, standing in the shadows, baby), is born. 1936 1940's Jerry Edmonton (rear center), Steppenwolf's drummer, has a birthday. 1946 1960's The Beatles leave for their first tour outside of England. It begins in Kalstad, Sweden, the next day. 1963 The Rolling Stones begin their second U.S. tour at New York’s Academy of Music. The group's first tour had ended less than four months earlier. 1964 1970's President Richard Nixon encourages broadcasters to ban Rock lyrics with drug references. 1970 Santana’s sophomore album, “Abraxas,” begins a six week run at in the U.S. 1970 Keith Richards gets fined (once again) and a slap on the wrist (a conditional discharge) after being convicted on four drug charges and three firearm offenses resulting from a June 26th police raid of his home. 1973 John Lennon sues the U.S. government for wiretapping his phone. Lennon’s anti-Vietnam War activities led the feds to c .. ...
Today in History: October 7, 1975, a New York State Supreme Court judge reverses a deportation order for John Lennon, allowing him to remain legally in his adoptive home of New York City. Protests against the Vietnam War had escalated significantly following the announcement of the Cambodia invasion on April 30, 1970, and the shooting deaths of four student protestors at Kent State just four days later. Many such gatherings would feature peaceful demonstrators singing Lennon's 1969 anthem "Give Peace A Chance," but others were more threatening. Newly relocated to New York City, John Lennon began to associate publicly with such radical figures as Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and Bobby Seale, and the White House reportedly grew concerned, according to the 2006 documentary The U.S. vs. John Lennon, over his potentially powerful influence with a generation of 18-to-20-year-olds who would be allowed, for the very first time, to vote in the 1972 presidential election. "I suppose if you were going to list your ene ...
Photoset: During the Vietnam War, in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono held two week-long Bed-Ins for Peace in...
Adele has won nearly every major music award out there -- not to mention an Oscar and a Golden Globe -- but now, she's receiving an honor that's truly representative of what she's meant to her home country of Great Britain. Queen Elizabeth II has named Adele an MBE -- Member of the Order of the British Empire -- as part of Her Majesty's annual Birthday Honors List. This award is given for "a significant achievement or outstanding service to the community." Given that Adele has pretty much single-handedly boosted the British record industry thanks to her monster-selling album 21, the award makes sense. Adele's certainly in good company. The Beatles also were named MBEs, although John Lennon famously returned his medal in 1969, complaining of, among other things, Britain's support of the U.S. in the Vietnam War. Many other musicians have received similar honors from the Queen, but of a slightly higher ranking than an MBE; there are several other levels, including OBE and CBE. Honorees include Rod Stewart .. ...
Did Elvis Presley hate John Lennon? I Found this interesting little bit on subject from an article about Tom Jones in the Daily Mail, written by Chris Hutchins, 7 January 2011: It was not the only time that Tom had seen Elvis angry. Whenever John Lennon’s name came up, he would fly into a rage. His dislike of the pacifist Beatle was born from the night I took the Fab Four to his house for their first — and last — meeting. John had annoyed Presley by making his anti-war feelings known the moment he stepped into the massive lounge and spotted the table lamps — model ­wagons engraved with the message: ‘All the way with LBJ.’ Lennon hated President Lyndon B Johnson for raising the stakes in the Vietnam War. Presley allied himself with the FBI director Edgar Hoover and ­encouraged him to have Lennon thrown out of the U.S. ‘He should’ve been kicked out long ago,’ Elvis told Tom that night. ‘I had a run-in with him myself,’ Tom said. He made some smart remark at a TV studios in England, w ...
Last but not least Happy Birthday to "THE GREATEST" Muhammad Ali who turns 71 today. Muhammad Ali was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. Muhammad Ali was the greatest boxer of his generation, and with the exception of Sugar Ray Robinson pound for pound the greatest fighter ever. In my opinion Muhammad Ali is the second greatest athlete of the 20th century right behind Babe Ruth. After winning a gold medal in the 1960 OLympics, Ali at the time was the youngest heavyweight champion at 22 when he knocked out Sonny Liston. ALi was stripped of his title for his refusal to enter the Vietnam War, and he along with Jane Fonda and John Lennon became the voice of the anti-war movement in the 1960's. Ali came back to reclaim his title back two more times. Muhammad Ali was the first of his kind, there will never ever be another athlete like Muhammad Ali. Muhammad Ali transcended his sport like no other athlete. Ali inspired and influenced many people from Whitney Houston to B ...
John Lennon wasn't a US Citizen when he has shot dead, he was not entitled legally own a gun due to the fact he was just a permanent resident, he was only matter of a few months before he could claim full US Citizenship... in the Bill of Rights it says you have to be a US Citizen for the Right to Bear Arms in which John Lennon wasn't a Citizen so how could he defend himself???. :-(
From Ellen Gabriel: December seems to be a busy month for activism: from the December 6th Remembrance of the young women who were killed in 1989 at Ecole Polytechnique, December 10th Human Rights Day, December 8th the 32nd Anniversary of the murder of icon John Lennon to now; " Idle No More" December 21st. when I was younger, I grew up hearing about human rights through news items about Martin Luther King, Malcolm X to the protests against the Vietnam War and the shooting of students at Ohio State U. Remember the saying "Never trust anyone over 30" now a days the age of a youth is as old as 35 years. Today, we have come full circle as the ignorance of world leaders and the ignorance of society continues to find individuals who are marginalized in society because of their race, sexuality, income, religion and gender. The War machine perpetuated by governments fueled by oil and gas corporations, keep us further and further away from achieving what most Miss America's and Miss Universe's spout each pageant - ...
John Fitzgerald Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery this day in 1963. Harrods opens for two hours after official closing time to allow The Beatles to do their Xmas shopping,1965. The Jimi Hendrix Experience makes its Stage debut at The Bag O`Nails Club in London,1966. CBS airs "Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing."1968. Cream play their last concert at Royal Albert Hall with the crowd chanting "God save the Cream." as they leave the stage,1968. A year later John Lennon returns his MBE with a letter attached about "Britains` support of U.S. in Vietnam War,Britains` involvement in Nigeria-Biafra and "Cold Turkey." slipping down the charts.With love John Lennon of Bag." The Doors intend to perform as a trio after the death of Jim Morrison as stated in Rolling Stone,1971. Deep in debt Elvis Presley takes out a $350,000 loan.His Graceland Estate is put up as collateral,1975. Thirty Six Artists known as Band Aid record "Do they know it`s Christmas.",1984.
Upon the breakup of The Beatles in the spring of 1970 John Lennon protested agaisnt the war over Vietnam
Boise Theatre Audition Ears on a Beatle A Nostalgic Comedy by Mark St. Germain and directed by Claudia Scott Courtesy of Samuel French Run Dates: Nov. 23, 24, 29, 30, Dec 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 Audition Dates: October 6-7, 2012, 2:00 pm each day Needs: 2 men- late 20s to late 40s. It’s the 1970s. President Nixon is very concerned about John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s opposition to the Vietnam War, so J. Edgar Hoover assigns two FBI agents to maintain surveillance on Lennon. As the agents’ outlooks evolve, major news events of the ’70s fly by, and amazing conspiracy theories bloom.
Watching this documentary about how John Lennon and Yoko Ono tried to stop the Vietnam War. It's really interesting
1974: John Lennon testifies in court that President Nixon started the proceedings to silence the ex-Beatle for his anti-Vietnam War stance.
"Time wounds all heels". John Lennon after he won his case against the US government which attempted to deport Lennon for his outspoken opposition to the Vietnam WAr and the Nixon administration.
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. (Nov 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009) American broadcast journalist, best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962–81). During the heyday of CBS News in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll. He reported many events from 1937 to 1981, including bombings in World War II; the Nuremberg trials; combat in the Vietnam War;[8] Watergate; the Iran Hostage Crisis; and the murders of President John F. Kennedy, civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr., and Beatles musician John Lennon. He was also known for his extensive coverage of the U.S. space program, from Project Mercury to the Moon landings to the Space Shuttle. He was the only non-NASA recipient of a Moon-rock award. Cronkite is well known for his departing catchphrase "And that's the way it is," followed by the date on which the appearance aired.
One for today: Thanks to Digicel and me, I have K10 credits to give away. To win, give me your PIDGIN translation of the phrase 'Make Love, Not War' which John Lennon coined during the Vietnam War. Best translation wins Top day all
On May 26, 1969, John Lennon and Yoko One began their second \'Bed-In,\' a form of anti-Vietnam War protest that combined the media impact of a press conference with the comfort of hotel sheets.
Ballad of John and Yoko by John Lennon - written while they were protesting in Amsterdam against Vietnam War
"Ballad of John and Yoko" by John Lennon - protesting against the war in Vietnam with a bed-in at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel!
Yeah I would have totally been like John Lennon and Yoko Ono during the vietnam war.
John Lennon returned his MBE medal to the queen on November 25th, 1969, as a protest against the Vietnam War.
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