CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1991 |
The week after the coup collapsed, Panorama, Southern California's Russian-language newspaper, quoted Lenin: "The revolution, the necessity of which the Bolsheviks have spoken of for so long, has been . . ." Then came the joke: Instead of sovershilos (accomplished), as the founder of the Soviet state boasted in 1917, the headline ended with the word zavershilos! (ended).