Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
March 1985

March 1, 1985
Nominations, March 1, 1985
Statement on Japanese Automobile Export Restraints
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Letter Accepting the Resignation of William A. Niskanen as a Member and Acting Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
Appointment of Three Members of the President's Blue Ribbon Task Group on Nuclear Weapons Program Management
Remarks at the Annual Dinner of the Conservative Political Action Conference

March 2, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Fiscal Year 1986 Budget

March 4, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on the MX Missile
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the MX Missile Report
Remarks at the Annual Legislative Conference of the National Association of Counties
Nomination of William L. Ball III To Be an Assistant Secretary of State
Proclamation 5306 -- National Consumers Week, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Executive Order 12506 -- Nuclear Cooperation With EURATOM
Memorandum Urging Support of the Federal Management Improvement Program
Interview With Morton Kondracke and Richard H. Smith of Newsweek Magazine

March 5, 1985
Nomination of John R. Norton III to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Italy-United States Social Security Agreement
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Bettino Craxi of Italy

March 6, 1985
Appointments & Nominations, March 6, 1985
Remarks to Private Sector Leaders During a White House Briefing on the MX Missile
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Signing the Veto Message for the Farm Credit and African Famine Relief Bill
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Farm Credit and African Famine Relief Bill
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Maclean's Magazine of Canada

March 7, 1985
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the National Newspaper Association

March 8, 1985
Remarks to the United States Negotiating Team for the Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations With the Soviet Union
Nominations, Appointments & Designations, March 8, 1985

March 9, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the MX Missile
Proclamation 5307 -- Women's History Week, 1985

March 11, 1985
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Regional Editors and Broadcasters
Message to Vasiliy V. Kuznetsov on the Death of General Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko of the Soviet Union
Nominations and Appointments, March 11, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Death of General Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko of the Soviet Union

March 12, 1985
Appointment of Carlton E. Turner as Deputy Assistant to the President for Drug Abuse Policy
Remarks Following Discussions With President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt
Toasts at the State Department Dinner for President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt

March 13, 1985
Nomination of Midge Decter To Be a Member of the Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the American Business Conference
Statement on Signing the Interstate and Defense Highway Funding Bill

March 14, 1985
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session During a White House Briefing for Members of the Magazine Publishers Association
Appointment of Denny E. Brisley as Staff Assistant to the Press Secretary
Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol to the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Designation of the Bahamas as a Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Beneficiary
Proclamation 5308--Designation of the Bahamas as a Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Beneficiary

March 15, 1985
Nominations and Appointments, March 15, 1985
Remarks of the President and Irish Ambassador Tadhg F. O'Sullivan at a St. Patrick's Day Ceremony
Remarks Congratulating the Championship Spingarn High School Basketball Team
Statement on the Observance of St. Patrick's Day
Statement on the Resignation of Raymond J. Donovan as Secretary of Labor
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Raymond J. Donovan as Secretary of Labor

March 16, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Upcoming Trip to Canada

March 17, 1985
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony in Quebec City, Canada
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in Quebec City, Canada, Announcing the Appointment of Special Envoys on Acid Rain
Joint Canada-United States Statement on Acid Rain
Appointment of Andrew Lindsay Lewis, Jr., as the President's Special Envoy for the Acid Rain Consultations with Canada

March 18, 1985
Informal Exchange With Reporters in Quebec City, Canada
Toast at a Luncheon With Provincial and Community Leaders in Quebec City, Canada
Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the Joint Canada-United States Declarations in Quebec City, Canada
Joint Canada-United States Declarations on Trade and International Security
Nominations & Appointments, March 18, 1985

March 19, 1985
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Raul Alfonsin of Argentina
Joint Argentina-United States Declaration on Democracy
Remarks at a Senate Republican Policy Committee Luncheon
Toasts at the State Dinner for President Raul Alfonsin of Argentina
Statement on Senate Approval of MX Missile Production

March 20, 1985
Remarks Announcing the Nomination of William E. Brock To Be Secretary of Labor
Nomination of William E. Brock To Be Secretary of Labor
Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol to the Interim Convention on Conservation of North Pacific Fur Seals
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on International Activities in Science and Technology
Nominations & Appointments, March 20, 1985

March 21, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Reports on Highway, Traffic, and Motor Vehicle Safety Programs
Nomination of Martha Graham To Be a Member of the National Council on the Arts
Proclamation 5309 -- Afghanistan Day, 1985
The President's News Conference

March 22, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Soil and Water Conservation Programs
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Executive Order 12507 -- Continuance of the President's Commission on Organized Crime
Executive Order 12508 -- World Tourism Organization
Proclamations, March 22, 1985

March 23, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget and Tax Reform
Remarks at a White House Ceremony for Participants in the Special Olympics From the Washington Metropolitan Area

March 25, 1985
Remarks at a White House Briefing for Central American Leaders
Remarks at a White House Meeting on Proposed Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Legislation
Exchange With Reporters on the Death of Major Arthur D. Nicholson, Jr., in the German Democratic Republic
Statement on Proposed Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Legislation
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Legislation
Nominations, March 25, 1985
Statement on the Death of Major Arthur D. Nicholson, Jr., in the German Democratic Republic
Remarks to Members of Congress During a White House Briefing on the MX Missile and the Soviet-United States Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations

March 26, 1985
Appointments & Nominations, March 26, 1985
Statement on House of Representatives Approval of MX Missile Production

March 27, 1985
Nominations, March 27, 1985
Proclamation 5312 -- Small Business Week, 1985
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Il Resto Del Carlino of Italy

March 28, 1985
Remarks to Brokers and Staff of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, New York
Remarks to the Students and Faculty at St. John's University in New York, New York
Statement on House of Representatives Approval of MX Missile Production
Notice of the Continuation of the National Emergency Concerning Export Control Regulations
Message to the Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency Concerning Export Control Regulations

March 29, 1985
Appointment of 14 Members of the National Commission on Space, and Designation of the Chairman and Vice Chairman
Remarks at the National Space Club Luncheon
Nominations & Appointments, March 29, 1985
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Michael A. McManus, Jr., as Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Deputy Chief of Staff
Proclamation 5313 -- Suspension and Modification of Import Fees on Certain Sugars, Sirups and Molasses
Letter to the Chairwoman of the United States International Trade Commission on the Suspension and Modification of Import Fees on Certain Sugars, Sirups and Molasses
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Hurriyet of Turkey

March 30, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Situation in Central America