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FBI Releases Its Final Files on John Lennon

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FBI Releases Its Final Files on John Lennon

FBI Releases Its Final Files on John Lennon

FBI Releases Its Final Files on John Lennon

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After a 25-year-long legal battle, the FBI has released the final documents relating to its surveillance of John Lennon in the 1970s. Historian Jon Wiener first requested the files in 1981 for a book on Lennon. He discusses the contents of the now-declassified files.

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Jon Wiener, a professor of history at the University of California, Irvine and author of Gimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files

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