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Mikhail Gorbachev’s Pizza Hut thanksgiving miracle

25 mins | Dec 2, 2019
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Former Soviet leader's Pizza Hut commercial has found new fame online. In 1997, the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev needed money, and Pizza Hut needed a spokesman. Writing in Foreign Policy, Paul Musgrave explores the ensuing advert, what it meant for Gorbachev's legacy and how it has found new popularity online.
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