Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
March 1982

March 1, 1982
Remarks at a White House Briefing on the State of Small Business
Annual Report to the Congress on the State of Small Business
Proclamation 4905 -- National Construction Industry Week, 1982
Appointments
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Natural Gas Decontrol

March 2, 1982
Remarks at a Rally for Senator Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming in Cheyenne
Remarks at a Rally for Senator Harrison Schmitt of New Mexico in Albuquerque
Nomination of Thomas A. Bolan To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Memorandum Urging Support of the American National Red Cross

March 3, 1982
Remarks at the Los Angeles, California, County Board of Supervisors' Town Meeting
Appointments & Nominations

March 4, 1982
Proclamation 4906 -- Louisiana World Exposition of 1984
Nomination of Gen. John W. Vessey, Jr., To Be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

March 7, 1982
Remarks of the President and Mrs. Reagan at the Final Program of the ``Young Artists in Performance at the White House'' Series in Santa Ynez, California

March 8, 1982
Nomination of James L. Malone To Be Ambassador at Large While Serving as Special Representative of the President for the Law of the Sea Conference and Chief of Delegation

March 9, 1982
Remarks at a Luncheon With Members of the Senate Republican Policy Committee
Appointment of Donald F. Rodgers as a Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel
Executive Order 12350 -- Termination of Urban and Community Impact Analyses
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Executive Order 12351 -- Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM

March 10, 1982
Proclamation 4907 -- Imports of Petroleum
Remarks on Signing Proclamation 4908, Afghanistan Day
Proclamation 4908 -- Afghanistan Day
Remarks at a White House Luncheon With the Chairman and Executive Committee of the Private Sector Survey on Cost Control
Appointment of 42 Members of the Commission on Presidential Scholars, and Designation of Chairman
Proclamation 4909 -- National Energy Education Day, 1982

March 11, 1982
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Sale of the Trident II Missile System to the United Kingdom
Letter to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom Confirming the Sale of the Trident II Missile System to the Her Country
Exchange of Letters Between Secretary of Defense Caspar W. Weinberger and British Secretary of State for Defence John Nott on the Sale of the Trident II Missile System to the United Kingdom
Memorandum on a Waiver of Requirement Under Public Law 480
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on a Waiver of Requirement Under Public Law 480
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Nuclear Non-Proliferation
Remarks at a White House Reception for Members of the National Newspaper Association

March 12, 1982
Message on the Observance of St. Patrick's Day
Remarks of President Reagan and President Francois Mitterrand of France Following Their Meetings
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
Nomination of Gen. Richard H. Ellis To Have the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Commissioner for the U.S.-U.S.S.R. Standing Consultative Commission

March 15, 1982
Nominations
Address Before a Joint Session of the Alabama State Legislature in Montgomery
Address Before a Joint Session of the Tennessee State Legislature in Nashville

March 16, 1982
Address Before a Joint Session of the Oklahoma State Legislature in Oklahoma City
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Announcement Concerning Missile Deployment
Interview in Oklahoma City With Reporters From the Daily Oklahoman

March 17, 1982
Remarks on Signing a Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Caribbean Basin Initiative Legislation
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Caribbean Basin Initiative Legislation
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Charles J. Haughey of Ireland at a Luncheon Honoring the Prime Minister
Appointments & Nominations
Statement on St. Patrick's Day
Executive Order 12352 -- Federal Procurement Reforms

March 18, 1982
Remarks Announcing the Nominees for Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Chief of Naval Operations, and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters
Nominations
Remarks at the Annual Washington Policy Meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers
Proclamation 4910 -- National Agriculture Day, 1982
Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission and Deferrals
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Generalized System of Preferences Relating to Countries of the Caribbean Common Market

March 19, 1982
Nominations & Appointments
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Reporting on the Deployment and Mission of United States Forces in the Multinational Force and Observers

March 20, 1982
Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval the Standby Petroleum Allocation Bill
Statement on Observance of the Afghan New Year

March 22, 1982
Message to the Congress Reporting on United States International Activities in Science and Technology
Statement by Assistant to the President for Communications David R. Gergen on the Energy Situation and Oil Supplies
Remarks to Representatives of Agricultural Publications and Organizations on United States Agricultural Policy
Statement on Signing a Legislation Concerning Human Rights in the Soviet Union
Proclamation 4911 -- Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 1982

March 23, 1982
Remarks on Signing a Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Enterprise Zones Legislation
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Enterprise Zones Legislation
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks in New York City on Receiving the Charles Evans Hughes Gold Medal of the National Conference of Christians and Jews
Interview in New York City With Members of the Editorial Board of the New York Post
Executive Order 12353 -- Charitable Fund-Raising

March 24, 1982
Remarks at a Meeting With Chief Executive Officers of National Organizations To Discuss Private Sector Initiatives
Appointment of Wyatt Durrette as a Member of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the European Community
Statement on the Senate Vote Sustaining a Veto of the Standby Petroleum Allocation Bill
Proclamation 4912 -- Loyalty Day, 1982
Proclamation 4913 -- National Recognition Day for Nurses, 1982

March 25, 1982
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Alessandro Pertini of Italy
Remarks of President Reagan and President Alessandro Pertini of Italy Following Their Meeting
Proclamation 4914 -- Zoo and Aquarium Month, 1982
Nomination of Ronald L. Trowbridge To Be an Associate Director of the International Communication Agency
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Toast at the State Dinner Honoring President Alessandro Pertini of Italy
Proclamation 4915 -- National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 1982

March 26, 1982
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Black Clergymen
Appointments

March 29, 1982
Remarks at the National Association of Realtors' Legislative Conference
Appointments
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Antarctic Policy

March 30, 1982
Remarks by Telephone to Columbia Astronauts Following Completion of the Third Flight of the Space Shuttle
Executive Order 12354 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences
Appointments

March 31, 1982
Letter to the El Salvadoran Governing Revolutionary Junta on the Elections in That Country
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on East-West Trade
Nominations
The President's News Conference