Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1983

October 1, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on the Economic Recovery and Employment
Proclamation 5111 -- Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

October 3, 1983
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Science and Technology Report
Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Katherine D. Ortega as Treasurer of the United States
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the Observance of Minority Enterprise Development Week
Nominations & Appointments
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Postponement of the President's Visits to the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand
Proclamation 5112 -- National Year of Partnerships in Education 1983 - 1984
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Remarks at a Dinner Marking the 10th Anniversary of the Heritage Foundation

October 4, 1983
Message to the Senate Transmitting an Amendment to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Karl Carstens of the Federal Republic of Germany
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks to Reporters Announcing New United States Initiatives in the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks
Statement on the National Energy Policy Plan Transmitted to the Congress
Proclamation 5113 -- National Productivity Improvement Week
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Immigration Reform Legislation
Toasts of President Reagan and President Karl Carstens of the Federal Republic of Germany at the State Dinner

October 5, 1983
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the Implementation of the Caribbean Basin Initiative
Remarks at a Ceremony Marking the Beginning of the Job Training Partnership Program
Proclamation 5114 -- Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Week, 1983
Appointment of Richard H. Jones as a Member of the Advisory Board of the National Air and Space Museum

October 6, 1983
Statement on the Death of Terence Cardinal Cooke
Remarks on Presenting the Young American Medals for Bravery
Message on the Observance of National Newspaper Week, October 9 - 15, 1983
Message on the Observance of International Newspaper Carrier Day, October 15, 1983
Nominations & Appointments

October 7, 1983
Designation of Anthony G. Sousa as Acting Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Appointments & Nominations
Proclamation 5115 -- National Schoolbus Safety Week, 1983
Remarks at the Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Republican Women in Louisville, Kentucky
Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Bunning in Louisville, Kentucky

October 8, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on the Situation in Lebanon

October 9, 1983
Statement on the Resignation of James G. Watt as Secretary of the Interior

October 11, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Announcement of the United States Delegation to the Memorial Service for Victims of the Bombing Incident in Rangoon, Burma
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Negotiations
Statement on the Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act
Memorandum on Federal Occupational Safety and Health

October 12, 1983
Toasts of the President and Ambassador Rinaldo Petrignani at the Italian Embassy Luncheon Commemorating Columbus Day
Nomination of Frank J. Donatelli To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development
Statement on Signing the Multinational Force in Lebanon Resolution

October 13, 1983
Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Technical Cooperation Program
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the Beginning of the National Partnerships in Education Program
Proclamations
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Women Leaders of Christian Religious Organizations
Nomination of William P. Clark To Be Secretary of the Interior

October 14, 1983
Nominations
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Aeronautics and Space Report of the President
Remarks on Signing the World Food Day Proclamation
Proclamation 5118 -- World Food Day, 1983
Statement on Signing the Federal Anti-Tampering Act
Executive Order 12444 -- Continuation of Export Control Regulations
Message to the Congress Reporting on the Continuation of Export Control Regulations

October 15, 1983
Letter to the Family of the Late Senator Henry M. Jackson on the Launching of the U.S.S.Henry M. Jackson
Radio Address to the Nation on the Quality of Life in America

October 17, 1983
Letter to the Chairman of the Reagan-Bush '84 Committee
Letter to the Chairman of the Federal Election Commission on the Reagan-Bush '84 Committee
Nominations
Proclamation 5119 -- Wright Brothers Day, 1983
Executive Order 12445 -- Certification of Containers and Vehicles for Use in International Transport
Executive Order 12446 -- Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System
Remarks Announcing the Appointment of Robert C. McFarlane as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Appointments

October 18, 1983
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Editors and Station Managers of Ethnically Oriented Publications and Radio Stations
Statement on Soviet Human Rights Policies
Nomination of Terry Edward Branstad To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation

October 19, 1983
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching
Remarks at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Nominations & Appointments
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill Conveying Certain Lands in Lane County, Oregon
The President's News Conference

October 20, 1983
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Bettino Craxi of Italy Following Their Meetings

October 21, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Proclamation 5120 -- Metropolitan Opera Day, 1983

October 22, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on Arms Control and Reduction

October 23, 1983
Remarks to Reporters on the Death of American and French Military Personnel in Beirut, Lebanon
Proclamation 5121 -- Death of American and French Military Personnel in Beirut, Lebanon
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Death of American and French Military Personnel in Beirut, Lebanon

October 24, 1983
Nominations
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Regional Editors and Broadcasters on the Situation in Lebanon
Appointments

October 25, 1983
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Eugenia Charles of Dominica Announcing the Deployment of United States Forces in Grenada
White House Statement on the Commission on Civil Rights
Remarks of the President and Lieutenant General Hussain Mohammad Ershad, President of the Council of Ministers of Bangladesh, Following Their Meetings
Appointment of Three Members of the National Advisory Council on Vocational Education
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on the Deployment of United States Forces in Grenada

October 26, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Nuclear Planning Group of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Proclamation 5122 -- National Poison Prevention Week, 1984
Nomination of Thomas F. Moakley To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission

October 27, 1983
Nominations & Appointments
Address to the Nation on Events in Lebanon and Grenada
Executive Order 12447 -- President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government

October 28, 1983
Nominations

October 29, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on Nuclear Weapons

October 31, 1983
Appointments