IOLYMPIC MONITOR: T'S ALREADY HOT IN ATLANTA

THE ATLANTA COMMITTEE FOR THE OLYMpic Games knew that it couldn't please all the people all the time. But matters became rather unpleasant last week when folks found out whether they had won or lost in the lottery for tickets they had requested--and paid for--this past spring. Those who received tickets for field hockey instead of the sold-out opening ceremonies were incensed that they had in effect floated the Games an interest-free loan for months. Atlanta Constitution editorial-page editor Cynthia Tucker was outraged: "If you're not a celebrity, not a politician, not a $40 million sponsor, not an athlete, not a...

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