The Nation


"The flagship publication of the left, The Nation claims the highest circulation of any weekly political magazine," according to of all cheerleaders The Wall Street Journal. Founded in 1865 and more popular today than ever, The Nation covers progressive politics, news and culture and publishes hundreds of pages each month, delivered weekly and jam-packed with news, features, investigative reporting, editorials, analysis, book and movies reviews award-winning writing that entertains and educates as it impacts public policy. (Barnes & Noble) ISSN 0027-8378

1990 March 19

Vol. 1 No. 3


Frank Zappa – Trading Partner
By David Corn, pp 376, 378-379

Such is the dizzying pace of events in Eastern Europe, you may have missed the news that Frank Zappa, avant-garde rock musician and composer, is now working with the Czechoslovak government as an emissary for culture. Zappa, who has been involved is U.S.-Soviet joint ventures, traveled to Moscow in January for the Financial News Network to help put together a television program on which Soviet and American entrepreneurs would discuss potential business opportunities. While in the Soviet Union, he decided to go to Prague to shoot some short news reports for FNN. Soon after returning from Czechoslovakia, Zappa talked with Washington editor David Corn. (read more)