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Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Bed-in for Peace in Montreal with a New Book of Unseen Bed-In for Peace Photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono from Life Photographer Gerry Deiter

GIVE PEACE A CHANCE: JOHN & YOKO’S BED-IN FOR PEACE (Wiley, $24.95; April 2009), presents more than 80 photographs by renowned Life magazine photographer Gerry Deiter, many of which have never been published before.

The large format book captures candid shots of Tommy Smothers, Timothy Leary and his wife Rosemary, New York writer and jazz critic Nat Hentoff, pioneering New York DJ Murray The K, and the aggressive hostility of right-wing cartoonist Al Capp. Personal recollections include journalist Alison Gordon, rock entrepreneur Donald Tarlton (aka “Donald K. Donald”), record producer André Perry, DJ Chuck Chandler, Crawdaddy! rock writer Paul Williams and Capitol Records’ Richard Glanville-Brown.