On June 10, 1983, Don Cohen, founder of the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, held a press conference in Charleston at which he criticized Governor Jay Rockefeller and the Charleston Gazette for their failure to support the construction of the Hall in West Virginia.
The National Track & Field Hall of Fame
"McManus, Mrs. Moore Greet 'Hall' Marchers" (National Track and Field Hall of Fame)
"Ground Broken For Track 'Hall'"
"'Hall' Ceremonies Beautiful, Except to the Cows" (National Track and Field Hall of Fame)
"Track Shrine's Founder Criticizes Jay, Gazette"
Video Clip on National Track and Field Hall of Fame
June 10: Lewis Collins
On This Day in West Virginia History: June