Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1981


October 1, 1981
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
The President's News Conference
Executive Order 12327 -- Exemption for Fort Allen
Statement on Signing a Joint Resolution Providing Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1982

October 2, 1981
Proclamations
Appointment of Armand Hammer as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel, and Designation as Chairman
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Announcement of the United States Strategic Weapons Program
Nomination of Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

October 5, 1981
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the National Alliance of Business
Proclamation 4869 -- General Pulaski Memorial Day
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Constitution of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Remarks Following a Meeting With Former National Security Officials on the Sale of AWACS Planes and Other Air Defense Equipment to Saudi Arabia
Remarks on Signing a Bill Proclaiming Honorary United States Citizenship for Raoul Wallenberg of Sweden
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Out-of-Town Editors

October 6, 1981
Toast at a Luncheon Honoring Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda of Thailand
Remarks About the Death of President Anwar el-Sadat of Egypt
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on the Naval Petroleum Reserve
Proclamations

October 7, 1981
Nomination of Geoffrey Swaebe To Be United States Representative to the European Office of the United Nations
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for the Governors' Representatives to the Fifty States Project for Women
Proclamation 4872 -- Death of Anwar el-Sadat

October 8, 1981
Nomination of Robert C. McEwen To Be a United States Commissioner on the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada; and Designation as Chairman
Statement Announcing a Series of Policy Initiatives on Nuclear Energy
Executive Order 12328 -- Federal Employees Contracting or Trading With Indians
Remarks on the Departure of the United States Delegation to Funeral Services for President Anwar el-Sadat of Egypt in Cairo

October 9, 1981
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nomination of Robert A. Jantzen To Be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Remarks on Signing the Columbus Day Proclamation
Statement on Signing a Bill Concerning the Protection of Marine Mammals
Message to the Senate Transmitting an Agreement on the Extension of the United States-Spain Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation
Proclamation 4874 -- National Forest Products Week, 1981
Announcement of the Presentation of the National Medal of Science to Doctor Philip Handler

October 12, 1981
Announcement Concerning the President's Review of the Civil Aeronautics Board's Decision on the Texas International Airlines-Continental Airlines Acquisition Case
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Middle East Issues

October 13, 1981
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for King Juan Carlos I of Spain
Remarks to Reporters Following Meetings With King Juan Carlos I of Spain
Appointments & Nominations
Toasts at the State Dinner Honoring King Juan Carlos I of Spain

October 14, 1981
Nominations
Remarks on Awarding the Rank of Distinguished Executive to Certain Members of the Senior Executive Service
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Members of the Presidential Task Force on the Arts and Humanities
Executive Order 12329 -- President's Task Force on Private Sector Initiatives
Remarks to Reporters Following a Meeting With Representative Eugene V. Atkinson of Pennsylvania
Proclamation 4875 -- World Food Day, 1981
Statement on Signing the Uniformed Services Pay Act of 1981

October 15, 1981
Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Members of the President's Export Council
Executive Order 12330 -- Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay and Allowances
Message to the Congress Submitting a Proposed Waiver of Law Concerning the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976
Remarks at a Luncheon of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Exchange With Reporters on the Sale of AWACS and Other Air Defense Equipment to Saudi Arabia
Remarks at a Republican Fundraising Reception in Whippany, New Jersey

October 16, 1981
Statement on the Death of Moshe Dayan of Israel
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Working Luncheon With Out-of-Town Editors

October 17, 1981
Nomination of Ronald P. Wertheim To Be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Statement on Signing the Veterans' Disability Compensation, Housing, and Memorial Benefits Amendments of 1981
Remarks at a Dinner Marking the 40th Anniversary of the United Service Organizations, Inc.

October 18, 1981
Exchange With Reporters on Economic and Foreign Policy Issues
Exchange of Remarks at a Luncheon Hosted by French President Francois Mitterrand in Yorktown, Virginia
Remarks at a Dinner Hosted by Governor John Dalton of Virginia in Williamsburg, Virginia
Toasts at a Dinner Honoring President Francois Mitterrand of France in Williamsburg, Virginia

October 19, 1981
Remarks at the Bicentennial Observance of the Battle of Yorktown in Virginia

October 20, 1981
Nominations & Appointments
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the United States Sinai Support Mission
Executive Order 123311 -- President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Proclamation 4876 - Suspension of the Application of Obligations Under an Agreement Between the Governments of the United States of America and Argentina Concerning Hide Exports and Other Trade Matters

October 21, 1981
Remarks to Reporters Upon Departure for the International Meeting on Cooperation and Development in Cancun, Mexico
Statement on United States Strategic Policy
Statement at the First Plenary Session of the International Meeting on Cooperation and Development in Cancun, Mexico

October 22, 1981
Proclamation 4877 -- Hungarian Freedom Fighters' Day

October 23, 1981
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters During the International Meeting on Cooperation and Development in Cancun, Mexico
Nominations
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals and Rescissions

October 24, 1981
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Upon Return From the International Meeting on Cooperation and Development in Cancun, Mexico

October 26, 1981
Nominations
Proclamation 4878 -- Veterans Day, 1981

October 27, 1981
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Sale of AWACS and Other Air Defense Equipment to Saudi Arabia
Remarks at a Rally in Richmond, Virginia, for Gubernatorial Candidate Marshall Coleman

October 28, 1981
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following Senate Approval of the Sale of AWACS and Other Air Defense Equipment to Saudi Arabia
Exchange With Reporters and Senate Majority Leader Baker Following Senate Approval of the Sale of AWACS and Other Air Defense Equipment to Saudi Arabia
Nomination of H. Eugene Douglas To Be United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs

October 29, 1981
Proclamations
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Exchange With Reporters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues

October 30, 1981
Nominations & Appointments

October 31, 1981
Nominations