Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
March 1983

March 1, 1983
Appointment of the Chairman and Vice Chairmen of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped

March 2, 1983
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Legislation on the International Monetary Fund
Nominations & Appointments
Statement on the Economic Recovery
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Environmental Protection Agency

March 3, 1983
Remarks at a Luncheon Meeting of the United States Olympic Committee in Los Angeles, California
Toasts of the President and Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom at a Dinner Honoring the Queen in San Francisco, California

March 4, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Statement on the Most-Favored-Nation Tariff Status for Romania
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco

March 5, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on Employment Programs
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Representatives of the Western Forest Products Coalition in Klamath Falls, Oregon
Statement on the Death of Three Secret Service Agents in California

March 6, 1983
Statement on the Presidential Elections in El Salvador

March 7, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Enterprise Zone Employment and Development Legislation
Statement on Proposed Enterprise Zone Employment and Development Legislation
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Executive Order 12409 -- Nuclear Cooperation with EURATOM
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Abbott Washburn While Serving at the Region 2 Broadcasting-Satellite Conference
Proclamations

March 8, 1983
Remarks During a Visit to Walt Disney World's EPCOT Center Near Orlando, Florida
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Evangelicals in Orlando, Florida
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Prayer in Schools
Appointments & Nominations
Proclamation 5029 -- Women's History Week

March 9, 1983
Statement on United States Defense Policy
Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Margaret M. Heckler as Secretary of Health and Human Services
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Statement on the Release of Enforcement-Sensitive Documents of the Environmental Protection Agency to the Congress
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Anne M. Burford as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

March 10, 1983
Remarks on Central America and El Salvador at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers
Statement on House of Representatives Approval of Social Security Legislation
Statement on United States Oceans Policy
Proclamation 5030 -- Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States of America

March 11, 1983
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Employment Legislation
Appointments
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues

March 12, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on Education

March 14, 1983
Remarks at a Memorial Service for 13 Federal Law Enforcement Officers Who Died in the Line of Duty
Nominations
Proclamation 5031 -- National P.O.W. - M.I.A. Recognition Day

March 15, 1983
Nominations
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Rudolphus Lubbers of the Netherlands Following Their Meetings
Remarks at a White House Reception for Members of the Country Music Association
Proclamation 5032 -- Loyalty Day, 1983

March 16, 1983
Message on the Observance of St. Patrick's Day
Nominations & Appointments
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Crime Control Legislation
Statement on the Death of Arthur Godfrey
Remarks to Members of the Country Music Association During a Television Performance

March 17, 1983
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Education Assistance Legislation
Statement on St. Patrick's Day and the Situation in Northern Ireland
Remarks on St. Patrick's Day at the Irish Embassy
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Proposed Employment Legislation

March 18, 1983
Remarks to Reporters on a House Budget Proposal
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks on Signing the Annual Report on the State of Small Business
Annual Report to the Congress on the State of Small Business
Interview With Henry Brandon of the London Sunday Times and News Service on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues

March 19, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on a House Budget Proposal

March 21, 1983
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Nomination of William D. Ruckelshaus To Be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Nominations
Remarks to Department of Agriculture Employees on National Agriculture Day
Proclamations
Message on the Observance of Afghanistan Day
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks

March 22, 1983
Statement on Proposed Social Security and Unemployment Benefits Legislation
Designation of Two United States Representatives on the Panama Canal Consultative Committee
Nomination of R. Budd Gould To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped
Remarks at a Meeting With Republican Members of the House of Representatives on a House Budget Proposal

March 23, 1983
Statement on the Consumer Price Index
Nominations & Appointments
Announcement of the Establishment of the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System
Address to the Nation on Defense and National Security

March 24, 1983
Nomination of General Paul X. Kelley To Be Commandant of the Marine Corps
Remarks at the Opening of "The American Cowboy" Exhibit at the Library of Congress
Proclamation 5035 -- National Maritime Day, 1983

March 25, 1983
Appointments
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
Question-and-Answer Session With High School Students on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
White House Announcement on the Development of a Defensive System Against Nuclear Ballistic Missiles
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Release of the Technology, Growth, and Employment Report
Proclamations

March 26, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on a House Budget Proposal

March 28, 1983
Nomination of James Brian Hyland To Be Inspector General of the Department of Labor
Executive Order 12410 -- Exclusions From the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program

March 29, 1983
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
Appointment of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education
Executive Orders

March 30, 1983
Remarks Announcing a Proposed Interim Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Reduction Agreement
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks of President Reagan and President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia Following Their Meetings
Executive Order 12413 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

March 31, 1983
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council Luncheon in California