In Defense of Lennonism
This 1971 interview with John Lennon (conducted by Tariq Ali and Robin Blackburn) appeared in Red Mole, the newspaper of the International Marxist Group, which at the time was the British section of the Fourth International.
If memory serves, it was Lennon's support for the IMG that got J. Edgar Hoover worked up....
UPDATE: Jon Wiener, who knows these things, points out that while MI5 kept track of his involvement with the Trotskyists, what upset Hoover was Lennon's opposition to the re-election of Richard Nixon.
Also, I'm guessing, the sideburns.
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