People: Apr. 26, 1982

No, Richard Allen, 46, is not acting out a parting suggestion from former Boss Ronald Reagan, 71. The ex-National Security Adviser, who resigned in January after the controversy over his handling of gifts from a Japanese magazine, was simply trying his own hand after judging a local kite-flying contest on Sanibel Island, Fla. "Kites can relax you, can adjust you," says Allen, who is now a political consultant and think-tank associate. He thought his own kite looked like the Pentagon, "but with one more angle." Said he: "It represents the Administration's six-sided strategic...

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