For a Brief Moment in Time, Pepsi Was the 6th Largest Military in the World

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“I went to Nixon the night before, at the embassy, and told him I was in a lot of trouble at home because people thought I was wasting Pepsi’s money coming to a Communist country…I told him that somehow, I had to get a Pepsi in Khrushchev’s hand.”

Donald M. Kendall — CEO of PepsiCO from 1971 to 1986 — will go down in history as the…