Mr. Clinton's Neighborhood

In the past two months, a single-engine Cessna crashed into the White House and a lone gunman fired 27 rounds into the building. TIME asked authorities on various aspects of sealing buildings how to beef up presidential protection:

Major General U.S.A.F. (ret.) Richard Secord, Iran-contra alum; procured a pricey home-security system for Ollie North: "Close National Airport, but you can't do that politically; Congressmen like to have their perks. Move the White House to Denver."

Bob Leonard, owner of N.Y.C.'s the Spy Store: "You need trained military personnel, night-vision equipment, trick trip wires and intrusion detection. Put stakes in the ground...

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