When Track’s Federation Came Under Fire: Part 7

March 1962 T&FN: Formation of the NCAA-backed USTFF is postponed. A proposed meeting of major stakeholders falls flat when the AAU, NAIA and high schools don't participate.

T&FN editorializes, "Sadly overlooked in the heat of battle has been the athlete, whose betterment is the only justification for waging the fight. Once the AAU, NCAA and others have gotten together in newly planned committees they must see that never again is the athlete, and track as a whole, so mishandled as to allow such a bitter struggle to take place."

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