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TakePart: George Shultz, Jeff Skoll, Sir Richard Branson, and Global Zero Light the Fuse on a Nuclear Anniversary

100 international leaders gather to ban the bomb. On the 25th Anniversary of the Reykjavik Summit, when then-U.S. president Ronald Reagan and the Soviet Union’s Secretary-General Mikhail Gorbachev nearly eliminated their nation’s stockpiles of nuclear weapons, Global Zero gathered 100 of the world’s foremost thinkers and doers to re-up the effort to ban the world’s most dangerous weapon. The conference’s attendees included former U.S. Secretaries of State George Shultz and James Baker, former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General (Ret.) James Cartwright, Skoll Global Threats Fund founder Jeff Skoll, Sir Richard Branson, and Academy Award-winning producer Lawrence Bender. In 1986, two bold leaders envisioned the end of nuclear weapons. 25 years later, 100 more leaders have seen the same. To view video, please click on the following link: http://www.takepart.com/video/george-shultz-jeff-skoll-sir-richard-branson-and-global-zero-light-fuse-nuclear-anniversary