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From the Archives: Cynthia Lennon's Life with John.

Cynthia Lennon was the first wife of Beatle musician John Lennon. Terry talked with Cynthia in 1985. She wrote a book about her years with Lennon in 1978 called A Twist of Lennon by Avon. They met in art school in 1957 and were married in 1962. During the years John toured the world, as a member of the most popular rock group in history, Cynthia was at home raising their son Julian. Cynthia and John Lennon divorced in 1968 after John fell in love with Yoko Ono. John Lennon was killed 12 years later. As their son, Julian, launched his own career as a musician, Cynthia Lennon developed her work as a designer. (Originally aired 8/6/85)


Other segments from the episode on November 24, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 24, 1995: Interview with Cynthia Lennon; Interview with Harry Belafonte; Review of the television show "Lipstick on Your Collar"; Commentary on shopping.


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