Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
March 1984

March 1, 1984
Remarks at an Event Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary
Remarks on Signing an Agreement With Morocco To Modernize the Voice of America Relay Station in Tangier
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United States-France Convention on Penal Sentences

March 2, 1984
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Assistance in the Completion of the Airport in Grenada
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Elected Republican Women Officials
Proclamation 5155 -- Women's History Week, 1984
Executive Order 12467 -- International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico
Statement on Signing the Veterans' Compensation and Program Improvements Amendments of 1984
Appointments
Remarks at the Annual Conservative Political Action Conference Dinner

March 3, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Taxes and on the Budget Deficit

March 5, 1984
Proclamation 5156 -- National Beta Club Week, 1984
Remarks of the President and Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany Following Their Meetings
Designation of Robert J. Lagomarsino as a Member of the Northern Mariana Islands Commission on Federal Laws
Appointment of Four Members of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere
Remarks at the Annual Conference of the National League of Cities

March 6, 1984
Nominations
Proclamation 5157 -- Frozen Food Day, 1984
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Evangelicals in Columbus, Ohio
Remarks at a New York Republican Party Fundraising Dinner
Proclamation 5158 -- 35th Anniversary of NATO

March 7, 1984
Nominations

March 8, 1984
Nominations
Proclamation 5159 -- Red Cross Month, 1984
Memorandum Urging Support of the American National Red Cross

March 9, 1984
Nominations & Appointments
Informal Exchange With Reporters on Foreign and Domestic Issues

March 10, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Economic Recovery Program

March 12, 1984
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Students at Congress Heights Elementary School
Nominations & Appointments
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Andrew E. Gibson While Serving as Special Envoy on International Labor Organization Matters
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Elected Republican Women Officials
Interview With Southeast Regional Editors on Foreign and Domestic Issues

March 13, 1984
Remarks at the Young Leadership Conference of the United Jewish Appeal
Appointment of Six Members of the National Commission for Employment Policy

March 14, 1984
Appointment of Burleigh C.W. Leonard as Special Assistant to the President for Policy Development
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Mario Soares of Portugal Following Their Meetings
Message on the Observance of St. Patrick's Day, 1984

March 15, 1984
Statement on the International Day of Concern for Soviet Jews
Remarks During a Meeting With Puerto Rican Leaders
Proclamation 5160 -- World Trade Week, 1984
Remarks to Reporters Announcing a Deficit Reduction Plan
Interview With Agence France Presse on Foreign and Domestic Issues

March 16, 1984
Statement on Resumption of the Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions Negotiations
Nominations
Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald of Ireland at a White House Luncheon
Proclamation 5161 -- National Employ the Older Worker Week, 1984

March 17, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Economic Recovery Program
Proclamations

March 19, 1984
Remarks on Signing the Annual Report on the State of Small Business
Annual Report to the Congress on the State of Small Business
Text of the President's Remarks During a Meeting With Cuban-American Leaders
Nominations
Message to the Congress Reporting on the Continuation of Export Control Regulations
Statement on Signing a District of Columbia Courts Bill
Proclamation 5164 -- Import Fees on Certain Sugars, Sirups and Molasses
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Le Monde of France

March 20, 1984
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the Observance of National Agriculture Day
Appointments & Nominations
Proclamation 5165 -- Afghanistan Day, 1984
Statement on Senate Action on the Proposed Constitutional Amendment on Prayer in Schools
Interview With Midwest Regional Reporters on Foreign and Domestic Issues

March 21, 1984
Remarks to the Senate Republican Caucus on the Budget Deficit
Remarks to the House Republican Caucus on the Budget Deficit
Nominations
Proclamation 5166 -- National Single Parent Day, 1984

March 22, 1984
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Francois Mitterrand of France
Statement on the Nomination of Edwin Meese III To Be Attorney General of the United States
Proclamations
Toasts of President Reagan and President Francois Mitterrand of France at the State Dinner
Executive Order 12468 -- Presidential Advisory Council on the Peace Corps
Letter to Mrs. Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., on the Death of Her Husband

March 23, 1984
Nominations
Announcement Concerning Licensing and Enforcement Procedures Under the Export Administration Act

March 24, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Central America

March 26, 1984
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Executive Order 12469 -- East-West Foreign Trade Report
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Appointment of Four Members of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board
Statement on Signing the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act

March 27, 1984
Remarks at the National Legislative Conference of the Independent Insurance Agents of America
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Death of President Ahmed Sekou Toure of Guinea
Announcement Concerning the Annual Report on the Federal Information Security System and a Letter to the Director of the Information Security Oversight Office
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Soil and Water Conservation Programs

March 28, 1984
Nomination of Bohdan A. Futey To Be Chairman of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States
Interview With Steven R. Weisman and Francis X. Clines of the New York Times on Foreign and Domestic Issues

March 29, 1984
Nominations
Interview With Ann Devroy of USA Today on the President's Health

March 30, 1984
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Recommendations Pursuant to the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act
Executive Order 12470 -- Continuation of Export Control Regulations
Message to the Congress Reporting on the Continuation of Export Control Regulations
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation To Approve the Compact of Free Association Between the United States and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
Executive Order 12471 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on the Termination of United States Participation in the Multinational Force in Lebanon
Appointment of Charlton Heston as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

March 31, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Opportunities for Women
Proclamation 5170 -- National Eye Donor Month, 1984
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on United States Policy on Arms Control for Antisatellite Systems