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Give Peace a Chance

Give Peace a Chance: John, Yoko, Canada and the Genesis of Rock & Roll Diplomacy

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact
Hirad Abtahi

In 1969, at the intersection of the New Left, Counterculture and Flower Power, popular music's most avant-garde couple, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, launched -- together with Canada -- Rock & Roll diplomacy, amidst wars and revolutions.

John Lennon: The Last Great Anti-War Activist

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Right up until his death on December 8, 1980, at the hands of an assassin, Lennon remained true to the anti-war activism that had shaped much of his life. The same, unfortunately, cannot be said for the nation he came to call home.

5 Things To Love About Montreal

Pam Grout | Posted 05.15.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Tourist destinations are not created equal. If you're a liberal like me, you'll appreciate these top five reasons to add Montreal to your bucket list.

John Lennon: 'We're Only Trying to Get Us Some Peace"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

It was 1969, and the Vietnam War was raging. Protests, riots and societal turmoil were ripping at the seams of the western world. Into this political furnace stepped the unlikely characters of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

A Sad Anniversary: John Lennon's Assassination

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I was recently in Montreal at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, where John and Yoko bedded down.

Previously Unseen John Lennon Photos Reveal How Far Popular Music Has Fallen

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

A cache of photos showing John Lennon writing Give Peace A Chance during his famous bed- in with Yoko Ono in Montreal in 1969 have been unearthed. Y...

It's Nice to Think So

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jan Herman

This full-page ad in The New York Times marks the 40th anniversary of the WAR IS OVER! campaign launched by John Lennon and Yoko Ono on Dec. 15, 1969.

Talkin' Peace and John With Yoko Ono

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

Ono: I really wanted to [re-release the track, Give Peace a Chance], it was my statement because right now the world is in turmoil and we really need to talk about world peace.

John Lennon's "Give Peace A Chance" Lyrics To Be Sold

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — When John Lennon gave Gail Renard the scribbled lyrics to "Give Peace a Chance" in 1969, he told the teen to hold on to the piece of pa...