Wrong Anthem, By Gum
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a story of globalization gone wrong. A company selling Wrigley's gum wanted music for a commercial in Russia. It went to an English company and bought this catchy tune. The commercials aired in Moscow, and then the company got a call. The Chinese embassy was calling to ask why gum was being sold using the Chinese national anthem. The company now calls it a misunderstanding.
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