The Beatles & Jesus + 50 Years

Columnist sent out wire story that sparked worldwide interest.

Fifty years ago, Beatles member John Lennon made a statement that would change how millions viewed the musical sensation. It would also bring an Alabama writer into the international spotlight, if just for a brief time. In 1966, the¬†troops were still in Vietnam, the United States was locked in the Cold War with the U.S.S.R, and The Beatles had just…