COVER: U2, a high- flying band with a 72
conscience, offers rock for the '80s
Their latest album just hit No. 1, their concert tour is the hottest since Springsteen' s, but U2' s blitz has an impact all its own. They have "great songs and great heart," and more: these four musicians from Ireland also draw crowds with their lyrical insistence that rock and social commitment are inseparable. As one of their songs puts it, there are "new dreams tonight." See MUSIC.
NATION: Gorbachev tantalizes the 20
U. S. with a zero- option arms proposal
The Reagan Administration considers the...