Gorbachev speaks at World Leaders Forum

April 21, 2012 8:44:03 PM PDT
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev spoke to students in suburban Elgin tonight.

The event was part of Judson University's World Leaders Forum.

Among his achievements Gorbachev oversaw the withdrawal of soviet troops from Afghanistan.

He signed a treaty with American President Ronald Reagan for their two countries to destroy a number of nuclear missiles.

In 1990, Gorbachev received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work.

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