Breakthrough: Media Moments That Changed The World - The Assassination of John Lennon

Jack Murray of tells George about how John Lennon was killed. Could it have been stopped?

This moment is about how the click of a camera can capture a lot more than you realise and how, often, it isn’t until afterward that you realise the significance of what you’ve caught on film.

This week’s column looks at the moment that John Lennon met his killer, just hours before his death. As the former Beatle shook the man’s hand, a super-fan snapped a photo not realising how significant it would later become.

During our research for the column, we came across some interesting bits and pieces about the story of John Lennon’s last day. We’ll talk you through some of the finer details that we just couldn’t fit into our ten minute radio slot and provide some links to interesting stories and riveting reads that will be of interest if you want to know more about the subject.

Listen to the story by clicking below.

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