John Lennon vs. Richard Nixon

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Former Beatle John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono pose for a portrait outside of the Times Square recording studio 'The Hit Factory' before a recording session of his final album 'Double Fanasy' 8/1980

In 1972, President Nixon ordered John Lennon to be deported, his administration claiming that Lennon was in the country illegally. Leon Wildes, a NYC-based immigration attorney, details this historic case and John Lennon and Yoko Ono's fight to remain in the U.S., in his book, John Lennon vs. The U.S.A.: The Inside Story of the Most Bitterly Contested and Influential Deportation Case in United States History.He's joined in the conversation by his son, Michael Wildes, Managing Partner at Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. 

Event: The official book launch for John Lennon vs. The U.S.A. will be on September 7th at Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University (55 Fifth Avenue).