Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
August 1983

August 1, 1983
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association in Atlanta, Georgia

August 2, 1983
Remarks at a White House Briefing for Administration Officials on Federal Management Reform
Nominations & Appointments
Memorandum on Establishing a Task Force on Food Assistance

August 3, 1983
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs

August 4, 1983
Remarks of President Reagan and President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire Following Their Meeting
Nominations
Statement on Establishment of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness
Appointment of 20 Members of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness
Remarks at a Meeting of the Cabinet Council on Management and Administration
Proclamation 5079 -- Women's Equality Day, 1983

August 5, 1983
Remarks on Signing the National Child Support Enforcement Month Proclamation
Proclamation 5080 -- National Child Support Enforcement Month
Appointments & Nominations
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Situation in Northern Africa
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Hispanic Leaders

August 6, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on International Trade

August 8, 1983
Nomination of Matthew V. Scocozza To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation
Proclamation 5081 -- Child Health Day, 1983
Memorandum on the Combined Federal Campaign
Memorandum on the Combined Federal Campaign
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on United States Assistance to Chad

August 9, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Situation in Chad

August 10, 1983
Remarks of President Reagan and President Abdou Diouf of Senegal Following Their Meetings
Appointment of Gabriele Murdock as a Member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
Announcement on Measures To Strengthen the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Designation of 11 Senior Counselors of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America

August 11, 1983
Announcement on the Naming of Two Naval Aircraft Carriers
Proclamation 5082 -- 200th Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaty of Paris
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Foreign Policy Issues
Proclamation 5083 -- Minority Enterprise Development Week
Executive Order 12437 -- Fuel Use Prohibitions
Memorandum on Competition in Federal Procurement
Announcement on Actions To Restrict Noncompetitive Procurement Practices in the Federal Government

August 12, 1983
Nomination of Gwyneth Gayman To Be a Member of the National Council on Educational Research
Remarks on Signing the Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983
Statement on Signing the Railroad Retirement Solvency Act of 1983
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Tampa, Florida
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a 1984 and 1985 Feed Grain Programs Bill

August 13, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on the Situation in Central America
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the American G.I. Forum in El Paso, Texas
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Providing Funds for Desegregation of the Chicago School System

August 14, 1983
Remarks on Arrival in La Paz, Mexico, for Meetings With President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado
Remarks Following Meetings With President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado of Mexico in La Paz
United States-Mexico Agreement on the Environment in the Border Area
Toast at a Luncheon Hosted by President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado of Mexico in La Paz
Joint Communique Following Discussions With President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado of Mexico

August 15, 1983
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in New Orleans, Louisiana

August 16, 1983
Statement on Signing the Student Loan Consolidation and Technical Amendments Act of 1983

August 17, 1983
Nominations

August 18, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Hurricane Damage in Texas
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Deferral

August 19, 1983
Appointments & Nominations
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Situation in Lebanon

August 20, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on Federal Civilian Employment

August 21, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Assassination of Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.

August 22, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Informal Exchange With Reporters in Los Angeles, California

August 23, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the President's Meeting With Senator John Tower of Texas
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the American Legion in Seattle, Washington
Message to the Senate Returning Without Approval a Bill To Suspend Temporarily a Deduction Under the Milk Support Program
Executive Order 12438 -- Review of Increases in Rates of Basic Pay for Employees of the Veterans' Administration

August 24, 1983
Excerpt From an Interview With Ann Devroy of the Gannett News Service on Women's Issues
Nomination of Saundra Brown Armstrong To Be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission
Announcement of the Vice President's Trip to Africa and Europe

August 25, 1983
Proclamation 5084 -- National Hispanic Heritage Week, 1983
Remarks at the Hispanic Economic Outlook Preview Luncheon in Los Angeles, California

August 26, 1983
Remarks at the Republican Women's Leadership Forum in San Diego, California
Remarks at a Fundraising Reception for Representative Robert J. Lagomarsino in Santa Barbara, California
Nominations

August 27, 1983
Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
Statement on Signing a Marine Safety and Seamen's Welfare Bill
Radio Address to the Nation on the Situation in the Middle East

August 29, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Death of Two United States Marines in Lebanon
Proclamation 5085 -- Citizenship Day and Constitution Week, 1983

August 30, 1983
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate Reporting on United States Participation in the Multinational Force in Lebanon
Message to Captain Richard H. Truly and the Crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger
Appointments

August 31, 1983
Statement on the Third Anniversary of Solidarity
Appointment of Christian A. Herter, Jr., as Deputy United States Commissioner of the International Whaling Commission
Remarks by Telephone to Crewmembers on Board the Space Shuttle Challenger
Message to the Congress Transmitting an Alternative Plan on Federal Civilian Pay Increases
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Exclusions From the Merit Pay System