John Lennon and
Pierre Trudeau:
Instant Karma

May 2017

In the final year of the turbulent 1960s, as both the Vietnam War and the massive countercultural protests against it reached new levels of intensity, John Lennon and Yoko Ono visited Canada three separate times. The purpose of these trips varied, but on the third and final one they achieved what seems to have been among their top priorities as the leading peace activists of the era: they met the Prime Minister of Canada, Pierre Trudeau.

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