This week on From the Vault, we spend some time with experimental composer and musician Frank Zappa. Interviewed by Charles Amerkhanian on April 15th, 1991, Zappa speaks about his political philosophy and ambitions – and considers a serious bid for the US Presidency of the United States; he also examines the country’s involvement in the Gulf War, the problems with the Federal government, and the promise of Libertarianism.
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