Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
May, 1981

May 1, 1981
Nominations & Appointments
Proclamation 4844 -- Jewish Heritage Week

May 2, 1981
Message on the 60th Birthday of Andrei Sakharov

May 4, 1981
Nominations

May 5, 1981
Executive Order 12305 -- Termination of Certain Federal Advisory Committees

May 6, 1981
Nominations & Appointments
Announcement of the Establishment of the Presidential Task Force on the Arts and Humanities
Statement on the Establishment of the Presidential Task Force on the Arts and Humanities
Remarks on Secretary of State Haig's Meeting With NATO Foreign Ministers
Statement on the Death of Frank Fitzsimmons, President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

May 7, 1981
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki of Japan
Statement on Approval by the House of Representatives of a Fiscal Year 1982 Budget Resolution
Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki of Japan at the State Dinner

May 8, 1981
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki of Japan Following Their Meetings
Joint Communique Following Discussions With Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki of Japan
Nominations

May 10, 1981
Message of Congratulations to Francois Mitterrand on His Election as President of France

May 11, 1981
Remarks on the Program for Economic Recovery at a White House Reception for Members of the House of Representatives

May 12, 1981
Nominations
Statements

May 13, 1981
Nominations
Message to Pope John Paul II Following the Attempt on His Life
Statement on the Attempted Assassination of Pope John Paul II

May 14, 1981
Remarks on the Program for Economic Recovery at a White House Reception for Members of the Senate

May 15, 1981
Nominations & Appointments

May 16, 1981
Statement on Armed Forces Day
Appointment of Philip A. Lacovara as the Presidential Appointee to the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission

May 17, 1981
Address at Commencement Exercises at the University of Notre Dame

May 18, 1981
Nominations & Appointments

May 19, 1981
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Nominations
Remarks at a White House Luncheon Honoring the Astronauts of the Space Shuttle Columbia

May 20, 1981
Nominations
Proclamation 4845 -- Father's Day
Remarks at a White House Reception for Members of the Advertising Council

May 21, 1981
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany
Letter to Congressional Leaders on the Social Security System
Toasts of the President and Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany at the State Dinner

May 22, 1981
Remarks of the President and Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany Following Their Meetings
Joint Statement Following Discussions With Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany
Nominations

May 23, 1981
Nominations

May 25, 1981
Message to Vice President Oswaldo Hurtado Larrea of Ecuador on the Death of the Ecuadorean President and Minister of Defense
Nominations

May 26, 1981
Nomination of Jose Manuel Casanova To Be Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank

May 27, 1981
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Larry M. Speakes on Consultations With Ambassador Habib Concerning the Situation in Lebanon
Exchange With Reporters on Consultations With Ambassador Habib Concerning the Situation in Lebanon
Address at Commencement Exercises at the United States Military Academy
Nomination of Theodore E. Cummings To Be United States Ambassador to Austria

May 28, 1981
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With State and Local Officials During a White House Briefing on the Program for Economic Recovery
Messages
Nominations
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Larry M. Speakes on Federal Tax Reductions

May 29, 1981
Nomination of Allen B. Clark, Jr., To Be Deputy Administrator of Veterans Affairs

May 30, 1981
Message to the Congress Recommending Extension of the Veterans Education Assistance Program

May 31, 1981
Message to Acting President Abdus Sattar of Bangladesh on the Death of President Ziaur Rahman