Journalist Larry Kane is one of the few Americans lucky enough to have followed the Beatles on tour back in 1964 and 1965, and he has written a new book, "Lennon Revealed."
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"John was a man who was not afraid to say in public what he felt in private," Kane says, "and as a result he often got into trouble. People didn't expect their celebrities to make comments about the world, and when I say this he was an equal opportunity protester — not necessarily liberal or conservative (although people did think he was liberal) — he really just hated people who espoused violence."
Don't miss his interview on The Saturday Early Show, as he offers an insightful look at the real John Lennon.