"John, basically, made it very clear that if he were an American he would vote for Reagan because he was really sour on Jimmy Carter," Mr. Seaman told filmmaker Seth Swirsky for the documentary "Beatle Stories."
"[Lennon] was a very different person back in 1979 and '80 than he'd been when he wrote 'Imagine,' " Mr. Seaman said. "By 1979 he looked back on that guy and was embarrassed by that guy's naivete."