Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
December 1985

December 1, 1985
Remarks at the All-Star Tribute to Ronald "Dutch" Reagan in Burbank, California

December 2, 1985
Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Senator Slade Gorton in Seattle, Washington

December 3, 1985
Remarks at a White House Ceremony for Participants in the National Initiative on Technology and the Disabled
Proclamations, December 3, 1985
Executive Order 12539 -- President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

December 4, 1985
Remarks to the Students and Faculty at Fallston High School in Fallston, Maryland
Question-and-Answer Session With Students at Fallston High School in Fallston, Maryland
Remarks Announcing the Resignation of Robert C. McFarlane as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and the Appointment of John M. Poindexter
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Robert C. McFarlane as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Appointment of John M. Poindexter as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Leave of Absence of James M. Beggs as Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Appointment of 12 Members of the Presidential Task Force on Project Economic Justice, and Designation of the Chairman
Statement on Signing the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1986
Statement Urging the House of Representatives To Support Tax Reform Legislation

December 5, 1985
Statement on a NATO Proposal To Reduce Troops in Central Europe
Proclamation 5417 -- National Consumers Week, 1986

December 6, 1985
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Foreign Publications
Proclamation 5418 -- National Community College Month, 1986

December 7, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Farm Industry
Statement on the Death of Former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart
Proclamation 5419 -- National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week, 1985

December 9, 1985
Letter to Members of the House of Representatives Urging Support for Tax Reform Legislation
Message on the Observance of Hanukkah
Nominations & Appointments, December 9, 1985

December 10, 1985
Announcement of Donald R. Fortier as Principal Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Nominations & Appointments, December 10, 1985
Remarks on Signing the Bill of Rights Day and the Human Rights Day and Week Proclamation
Statement Endorsing the Congressional Conference Agreement on the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Bill
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

December 11, 1985
Appointments, December 11, 1985
Remarks During a White House Briefing for Supporters of Tax Reform

December 12, 1985
Statement on Signing the Bill Increasing the Public Debt Limit and Enacting the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Distinguished Executive Awards
Statement on the Crash of an Airliner Transporting Members of the 101st Airborne Division
Remarks on Lighting the National Christmas Tree

December 13, 1985
Nominations & Designations, December 13, 1985

December 14, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on Tax Reform and the Situation in Nicaragua
Remarks at a Dinner for the Board of Governors of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

December 15, 1985
Remarks at a Benefit Concert for the Children's Hospital National Medical Center
Proclamation 5421 -- Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America, 1985

December 16, 1985
Remarks at a Memorial Service in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, for the Members of the 101st Airborne Division Who Died in the Airplane Crash in Gander, Newfoundland
Statement on Signing the China-United States Nuclear Energy Agreement Implementation Bill
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Observing National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week

December 17, 1985
Proclamation 5422 -- Wright Brothers Day, 1985
Statement on House of Representatives Action on Tax Reform Legislation
Statement on House of Representatives Approval of Tax Reform Legislation
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Textile and Apparel Industries Bill
Statement on Signing the Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985

December 18, 1985
Remarks to Congressional Supporters of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
Nominations, December 18, 1985
Message on the Observance of Christmas

December 19, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Nuclear Testing
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Designation of Aruba as a Trade Beneficiary Developing Country
Appointments, December 19, 1985
Letter to the Chairmen of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways and Means Transmitting Reports Concerning Trade Barriers on Wine

December 20, 1985
Nomination of Frances M. Norris To Be an Assistant Secretary of Education
Proclamation 5423 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences
Statement on Signing the Arts, Humanities, and Museums Amendments of 1985

December 21, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Major Legislative Achievements of 1985

December 23, 1985
Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the Food Security Act of 1985 and the Farm Credit Amendments Act of 1985
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Broadcasters and Editors on the Food Security Act of 1985 and the Farm Credit Amendments Act of 1985
Statement on Signing the Food Security Act of 1985
Proclamation 5424 -- Made in America Month, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting a Report on Soviet Noncompliance With Arms Control Agreements

December 26, 1985
Memorandum on the Fiscal Year 1987 Budget

December 27, 1985
Statement on the Sixth Anniversary of the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

December 28, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Soviet Occupation of Afghanistan

December 30, 1985
Executive Order 12540 -- Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay and Allowances
Executive Order 12541 -- Amending Executive Order 11157 as It Relates to a Basic Allowance for Quarters While on Sea Duty
Executive Order 12542 -- President's Blue Ribbon Commission on Defense Management

December 31, 1985
New Year's Message to the People of Japan