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February 24, 2011

“Monopoly” special edition commemorating Gorbachev’s Minnesota visit

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 12:05 pm

On June 3, 1990, U.S.S.R. President Mikhail Gorbachev made a highly publicized trip to the Twin Cities. In honor of his seven hour stopover, Parker Brothers issued this special Russian edition of the ultimate capitalistic board game Monopoly to commemorate the communist leader’s visit.

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