Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
September 1983

September 1, 1983
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Leonard H. Marks While Serving at the World Administrative Radio Conference for Planning Use of the High Frequency Broadcasting Bands
Statement on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Proclamation 5086 -- Death of American Citizens on Board Korean Airlines Flight

September 2,1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Employment Statistics for August
Nomination of Clayton E. McManaway, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Haiti
Remarks to Reporters on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner

September 3, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner and on the Observance of Labor Day
Remarks to Reporters Following a Meeting With Ambassador Paul H. Nitze

September 4, 1983
Message on the Observance of Labor Day

September 5, 1983
Address to the Nation on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner

September 6, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Marine Casualties in Lebanon
Proclamations
Recess Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Foundation

September 7, 1983
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Announcing the Adult Literacy Initiative
Message on the Observance of the Jewish High Holy Days
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Nomination of Two Members of the Board for International Broadcasting, and Designation of Chairman

September 8, 1983
Appointments & Nominations
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United States-Denmark Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Alberto M. Piedra While Serving at the Meeting of the Inter-American Economic and Social Council in Paraguay
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Executive Order 12439 -- President's Task Force on Food Assistance
Appointment of the Membership of the President's Task Force on Food Assistance
Executive Order 12440 -- President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness

September 9, 1983
Appointments
Statement on International Investment Policy
Proclamation 5093 -- National Day of Mourning, Sunday, September 11, 1983
Announcement of the Naming of the U.S.S. Henry M. Jackson

September 10, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on American International Broadcasting
Message on the Observance of Grandparents Day

September 12, 1983
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Towns and Townships
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Commemorating National Hispanic Heritage Week and Announcing the Nomination of Katherine D. Ortega To Be Treasurer of the United States
Nominations & Appointments
Statement on Proposed Legislation To Improve Industrial Productivity and Competitiveness
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation To Improve Industrial Productivity and Competitiveness
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Negotiations
Letter to Former Chancellor Bruno Kreisky of Austria on Arms Control and European Public Opinion

September 13, 1983
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Thomas J. Dunnigan While Serving at the Annual Meeting of the Inter-American Council for Education, Science, and Culture
Announcement of the First Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe Following Their Meetings
Nominations

September 14, 1983
Appointments & Nominations
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Writers for Hispanic, Religious, and Labor Publications
Proclamation 5094 -- Youth of America Week, 1983
Remarks at the Fundraising Dinner of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly

September 15, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Resignation of Prime Minister Menachem Begin of Israel
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Antonio dos Santos Ramalho Eanes of Portugal
Proclamations
Statement on the Joint Congressional Resolution Condemning the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Toasts of President Reagan and President Antonio dos Santos Ramalho Eanes of Portugal at the State Dinner

September 16, 1983
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring Hispanic Americans in the United States Armed Forces
Nomination of Richard Thomas Montoya To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner

September 17, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner

September 19, 1983
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the 10th Anniversary of Executive Women in Government
Appointment of Richard A. Gallun as a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Proclamations
Letter Accepting the Resignation of John J. Louis, Jr., as United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom

September 20, 1983
Nominations
Remarks to Reporters Announcing a Bipartisan Congressional Leadership Agreement on the Continued Role of United States Forces in Lebanon
Remarks at Convocation Ceremonies at the University of South Carolina in Columbia
Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Senator Strom Thurmond in Columbia, South Carolina
Proclamation 5101 -- National Cystic Fibrosis Week, 1983
Executive Order 12441 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

September 21, 1983
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol to the United States-Canada Convention on Taxes
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United States-Thailand Treaty on Penal Sentences
Nominations & Appointments
Statement on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force Negotiations
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Regional Editors and Broadcasters on Domestic and Foreign Policy Issues
Executive Order 12442 -- Presidential Commission on Indian Reservation Economies
Memorandum on Federal Spending
Proclamation 5102 -- National Sickle-Cell Anemia Awareness Month, 1983

September 22, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Appointment of Four Members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
Remarks at the White House Conference on Productivity
Remarks at a White House Luncheon Marking the Observance of American Business Women's Day
Proclamation 5103 -- American Business Women's Day, 1983
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Situation in Kampuchea

September 23, 1983
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session During a Teleconference With Members of the Republican Northeast Regional Leadership Conference
Nomination of Courtney M. Price To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Proclamation 5104 -- Modification of Country Allocations of Quotas on Certain Sugars, Sirups and Molasses
Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Barbara E. McConnell as a Member of the Civil Aeronautics Board

September 24, 1983
Radio Address to the Nation and Peoples of Other Countries on Peace
Remarks at a Rodeo of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association in Landover, Maryland
Remarks at a White House Barbecue for the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association

September 25, 1983
Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Cease-fire in Lebanon
Remarks at a Reception for the Heads of Delegation to the 38th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York
Remarks at the Annual Pulaski Day Banquet in New York, New York

September 26, 1983
Address Before the 38th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York
Remarks at a Reception Sponsored by the Women's Sports Foundation in New York, New York
Exchange With Reporters in New York City on Arms Control and Reduction Negotiations
Interview With Members of the Editorial Board of the New York Post in New York City
Remarks on Signing the Challenge Grant Amendments of 1983

September 27, 1983
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund
Message to Prime Minister Robert Hawke of Australia on the Victory of the Australia II in the America's Cup Competition
Remarks of President Reagan and President Mauno Koivisto of Finland Following Their Meetings
Letter to Congressional Leaders on United States Participation in the Multinational Force in Lebanon
Nominations & Appointments
Proclamations
Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for the Republican Majority Fund
Executive Order 12443 -- Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System

September 28, 1983
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Remarks on Presenting Awards for Excellence in Education
Nomination of Raymond J. O'Connor To Be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and Designation as Chairman
Remarks on Greeting the Australian and American Crewmembers of the America's Cup Competition
Statement on Signing the Joint Congressional Resolution Condemning the Soviet Attack on a Korean Civilian Airliner
Statement on House of Representatives Approval of United States Participation in the Multinational Force in Lebanon

September 29, 1983
Nomination of Robert Michael Isaac To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Arms Control and Reduction Negotiations and the Soviet Statement on United States Foreign Policy
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom Following Their Meetings
Remarks on Greeting Members of the Washington Capitals and United States Olympic Hockey Teams
Letter to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Proposed Pension Equity Legislation
Statement on Senate Approval of United States Participation in the Multinational Force in Lebanon
Statement on Signing a 1984 and 1985 Feed Grain Programs Bill
Statement on Signing the Bill Establishing a Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution

September 30, 1983
Announcement of the Annual President's Volunteer Action Awards Program
Nomination of Susan Meredith Phillips To Be Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Remarks of President Reagan and President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt Following Their Meetings
Proclamation 5110 -- National Alzheimer's Disease Month, 1983