Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1984

October 1, 1984
Remarks at Naturalization Ceremonies for New United States Citizens in Detroit, Michigan
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the Economic Club of Detroit in Detroit, Michigan
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Informal Exchange With Students From Bayou View Elementary School in Gulfport, Mississippi
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Gulfport, Mississippi

October 2, 1984
Informal Exchange With Reporters on Arrival in Brownsville, Texas
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Brownsville, Texas
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Corpus Christi, Texas
Remarks at a "Victory '84" Fundraising Dinner in Houston, Texas
Nomination of John D. Ward To Be Director of the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement in the Department of the Interior

October 3, 1984
Proclamations, October 3, 1984
Nominations, October 3, 1984
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Annual Report on Soil and Water Conservation Programs

October 4, 1984
Nominations, October 4, 1984
Remarks Following a Meeting With Republican Members of Congress and Congressional Candidates
Proclamations, October 4, 1984

October 5, 1984
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Naval Petroleum Reserves
Nominations, October 5, 1984
Proclamations, October 5, 1984
Remarks Following a Meeting With Defense Department Employees

October 6, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Drug Abuse

October 7, 1984
Debate Between the President and Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale in Louisville, Kentucky
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Louisville, Kentucky

October 8, 1984
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Charlotte, North Carolina
Remarks at a Dedication Ceremony for a Statue of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore, Maryland
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval a Bill for the Relief of Joseph Karel Hasek

October 9, 1984
Proclamations, October 9, 1984
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel Following Their Meetings
Remarks on Signing the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1984
Statement on Signing the Social Security Disability Benefits Reform Act of 1984

October 10, 1984
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Presidential Campaign
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at St. Agatha High School in Detroit, Michigan
Remarks to the Heritage Council in Warren, Michigan
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Warren, Michigan
Statement on the Situation in El Salvador
Nominations, October 10, 1984
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting a Report on Soviet Noncompliance With Arms Control Agreements

October 11, 1984
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Charles R. Carlisle While Serving as Special Negotiator in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs
Nomination of Richard H. Jones To Be Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring the Minority Small Business Persons of the Year
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Debate Between George Bush and Geraldine Ferraro
Proclamations, October 11, 1984
Appointment of Four Members of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science, and Designation of Chairman
Remarks at the 40th Anniversary Dinner of the United Negro College Fund

October 12, 1984
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Presidential Campaign
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Dayton, Ohio
Remarks by Telephone With Crewmembers on Board the Space Shuttle Challenger
Remarks During a Whistlestop Tour of Ohio
Appointments, October 12, 1984
Proclamations, October 12, 1984
Executive Order 12490 -- National Commission on Space

October 13, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Presidential Campaign

October 15, 1984
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Macon, Georgia
Statement on Signing the Central Intelligence Agency Information Act
Statement on Signing a Bill Conferring United States Citizenship Posthumously on Wladyslaw Staniszewski
Question-and-Answer Session With Students at Greenville Technical College, in Greenville, South Carolina
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Greenville, South Carolina
Statement on the Death of Valeriy Marchenko
Appointment of Five Members of the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association
Proclamation 5261 -- Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Week, 1984

October 16, 1984
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the WILCO Area Career Center in Romeoville, Illinois
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at Bolingbrook High School in Bolingbrook, Illinois
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Proclamation 5260 -- World Food Day, 1984
Letter to President Jose Napoleon Duarte on the Situation in El Salvador
Statement on Signing the Federal Timber Contract Payment Modification Act

October 17, 1984
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States-Soviet Relations
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Launching the Young Astronaut Program
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the Situation in Cyprus
Statement on Signing the Housing and Community Development Technical Amendments Act of 1984
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill To Compensate Indian Tribes for Irrigation Construction Expenditures
Announcement of the Winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching

October 18, 1984
Appointment of Ronald L. Alvarado as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Policy Concerning Political Assassination
Remarks at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner in New York, New York
Proclamations, October 18, 1984

October 19, 1984
Statement on Signing the 1984 Act To Combat International Terrorism
Letter to Bishop Desmond M. Tutu of South Africa on Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize
Proclamations, October 19, 1984
Statement on Signing the National Archives and Records Administration Act of 1984
Statement on Signing a Bill Concerning Marine Sanctuaries and Maritime Safety
Statement on Signing the National Organ Transplant Act
Statement on Signing the Aviation Drug-Trafficking Control Act
Statement on a Bill Relating to Water Rights of the Ak-Chin Indians
Statement on Signing Amendments to the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984
Statement on Signing the Education Amendments of 1984
Statement on Signing the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985
Statement on Signing the Veterans' Health Care Act of 1984
Memorandum Returning Without Approval the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984
Memorandum Returning Without Approval the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atmospheric Oceanic Research and Services Act of 1984
Memorandum Returning Without Approval the Indian Health Care Amendments of 1984
Memorandum Returning Without Approval the Public Broadcasting Amendments Act of 1984

October 20, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Foreign Policy

October 21,1984
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Kansas City, Missouri
Debate Between the President and Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale in Kansas City, Missouri

October 22, 1984
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Presidential Campaign
Remarks to Employees at a Rockwell International Facility in Palmdale, California
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in San Diego, California
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Medford, Oregon

October 23, 1984
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Portland, Oregon
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Seattle, Washington

October 24, 1984
Remarks to the Ohio Association of Broadcasters in Columbus
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Columbus, Ohio
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Marking the First Anniversary of the Grenada Rescue Mission
Statement on Signing a Bill to Restore Fish and Wildlife in the Trinity River Basin in California
Statement on Signing the Veterans' Dioxin and Radiation Exposure Compensation Standards Act
Statement on Signing the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 1984
Statement on Signing the Local Government Antitrust Act of 1984
Statement on Signing a Bill Amending the Volunteers in the Parks Act of 1969

October 25, 1984
Executive Order 12491 -- Establishment of Emergency Board No. 205 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Executive Order 12492 -- Establishment of Emergency Board No. 206 To Investigate a Railroad Labor Dispute
Interview With Representatives of the Scripps-Howard News Service

October 26, 1984
Remarks to Members of the Congregation of Temple Hillel and Jewish Community Leaders in Valley Stream, New York
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Fairfield, Connecticut
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Hackensack, New Jersey

October 27, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Presidential Campaign

October 29, 1984
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Millersville, Pennsylvania
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Media, Pennsylvania
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Presidential Campaign
Remarks at a Reagan-Bush Rally in Parkersburg, West Virginia
Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation

October 30, 1984
Remarks by Telephone to the Annual Convention of the United States League of Savings Institutions
Remarks at a Meeting With Reagan-Bush Campaign Leadership Groups
Remarks on Signing the Trade and Tariff Act of 1984
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Food Assistance to Ethiopia
Statement on Signing the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Amendments of 1984
Statement on Signing a Nuclear Regulatory Commission Appropriations Bill
Statement on Signing the Tandem Truck Safety Act of 1984
Statement on Signing a Bill Relating to Cooperative East-West Ventures in Space
Statement on Signing the Commercial Space Launch Act
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill on Research and Training Activities of the National Institutes of Health
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill Relating to Public Health Service Programs
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill for the Relief of Jerome J. and Rita J. Hartmann
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill for the Relief of Marsha D. Christopher
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill To Establish Conservation-Related Employment Programs for Youths
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill Relating to Federal Expenditures for Manufacturing Technologies
Memorandum Returning Without Approval a Bill Relating to Navajo Tribe Land Claims
Interview With Editors of the Hearst Corporation
Proclamations, October 30, 1984

October 31, 1984
Statement on the Assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi of India
Remarks at the National Headquarters of the Reagan-Bush Campaign
Remarks at a White House Ceremony To Unveil a Commemorative Stamp Honoring Hispanic Americans
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to John Douglas Scanlan While Serving at the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Cultural Forum Preparatory Conference
Statement on the Death of Father Jerzy Popieluszko of Poland
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Reporting on the Declaration of a National Emergency With Respect to Iran
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals