25 YEARS AGO
From the college student at home in Centreville to the senior editor of USA Today in Virginia people are packing their bags and will soon be on their way to see what was the Soviet Union and what is now unfolding.
And in the newly created Commonwealth of Independent States, officials from its agricultural newspaper plan to visit the Delmarva Farmer newspaper in Easton next month to see what their new capitalist system holds in store for them.
The United States and Russia, two cold war enemies, appear to be building an alliance out of curiosity.
“Anything can be expected,” said Scott Boone, a 19-year-old college student from Centreville who was preparing Monday to leave for Estonia. Boone said he was about to enter his sophomore year at George Mason University, but decided instead to go to Russia for the the third time, “just to see what’s happening.”
• • • Members of the Eastern Shore Delegation Friday were asked to hold the line on further cuts in state funding for mental health programs when the 1992 session of the Maryland General Assembly