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Lennon, Ono call for withdrawal of British troops from Northern Ireland 40 years ago today (1972)

Video: image from Feb. 5, 1972, at 1:03-1:04

(Saturday, February 5, 1972) — John Lennon and Yoko Ono were among 400 protesters outside the offices of the British Overseas Airways Corporation in New York. Their action is aimed towards the British policy in Northern Ireland, six days after the Bloody Sunday killings.