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Published September 10, 1996
ACOG Security Manager Bill Rathburn told the AP that the Atlanta Games were plagued by behind the scenes management problems because the Games were too big to handle. Rathburn: "Certainly, the work force here was not nearly large enough to support a games of this size. ...Just to sell all the tickets you can sell is not necessarily the right approach (AP/ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 9/10)....The International Track and Field Federation is expected to award Grand Prix track meets for next season to Charlotte and Eugene, OR (Atlanta Constitution, 9/10).