Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
May 1985

May 1, 1985
Executive Order 12513 -- Prohibiting Trade and Certain Other Transactions Involving Nicaragua
Message to the Congress on Economic Sanctions Against Nicaragua
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Economic Sanctions Against Nicaragua

May 3, 1985
Bonn Economic Summit Political Declaration on the 40th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

May 4, 1985
Bonn Economic Summit Declaration on Sustained Growth and Higher Employment
Radio Address to the Nation on the Bonn Economic Summit

May 5, 1985
Remarks at a Commemorative Ceremony at Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp in the Federal Republic of Germany
Remarks at a Joint German-American Military Ceremony at Bitburg Air Base in the Federal Republic of Germany
Toast at the State Dinner in Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany

May 6, 1985
Remarks to Citizens in Hambach, Federal Republic of Germany
Proclamation 5335 -- Dr. Jonas E. Salk Day, 1985

May 7, 1985
Proclamation 5336 -- Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day, 1985
Remarks to Community Leaders in Madrid, Spain
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Marquez in Madrid, Spain
Toast at the State Dinner in Madrid, Spain

May 8, 1985
Address to a Special Session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France
Letter to General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union on the 40th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

May 9, 1985
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Mario Soares in Lisbon, Portugal
Address Before the Assembly of the Republic of Portugal in Lisbon
Toast at a Luncheon Hosted by Prime Minister Mario Soares in Lisbon, Portugal
Toast at the State Dinner in Lisbon, Portugal

May 10, 1985
The President's News Conference
Remarks Upon Return From Europe
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Michael K. Deaver as Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff
Proclamations, May 10, 1985

May 11, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Trip to Europe and Mother's Day

May 13, 1985
Statement on the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe
Nominations & Appointments, May 13, 1985
Message on the Observance of National Nursing Home Week, May 12 - 18, 1985
Message on the Observance of Police Week and Police Officers' Memorial Day, May, 1985

May 14, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, May 14, 1985
Executive Order 12514 -- Prescribing the Order of Succession of Officers To Act as Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy, and Secretary of the Air Force
Executive Order 12515 -- Generalized System of Preferences
Proclamation 5339 -- National Science Week, 1985

May 15, 1985
Message to the Senate Transmitting the International Telecommunication Convention
Appointment of Two Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations
Statement on the Exile of Andrei Sakharov and Human Rights in the Soviet Union
Memorandum on Social Security for Federal Employees

May 16, 1985
Remarks Following Discussions With President Jose Napoleon Duarte of El Salvador
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals
Nominations & Appointments, May 16, 1985
Remarks at the Annual Republican Senate/House Fundraising Dinner

May 17, 1985
Remarks at the Convention of the National Republican Heritage Groups Council
Nominations, May 17, 1985
Proclamations, May 17, 1985
Letter to the Chairwoman of the United States International Trade Commission on the Modification of Import Quotas on Certain Sugar Containing Articles

May 18, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on Armed Forces Day and Defense Spending

May 20, 1985
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Launching the Summer Jobs for Youth Program
Nominations, May 20, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Activities of United Nations Member Countries

May 21, 1985
Proclamations, May 21, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Finland-United States Agreement on Nuclear Energy
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Mutual and Balanced Force Reduction Negotiations
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting Between President Reagan and President Roberto Suazo Cordova of Honduras
Remarks Following Discussions With President Roberto Suazo Cordova of Honduras
Joint Honduras-United States Communique
Remarks at the Annual Conference of the Council of the Americas
Executive Order 12516 -- President's Commission on Executive Exchange

May 22, 1985
Address at the United States Naval Academy Commencement Exercises in Annapolis, Maryland
Nomination of Robert M. Kimmitt To Be General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury
Appointment of the 1985 - 1986 White House Fellows

May 23, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Federal Advisory Committees
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the Federal Council on the Aging
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Proclamation 5346 -- National Farm Safety Week, 1985
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Il Tempo of Italy

May 24, 1985
Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the Internal Revenue Code Amendments Bill
Nominations, Accordances & Appointments, May 24, 1985
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers

May 25, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on Tax Reform

May 27, 1985
Remarks to Participants in the President's Inaugural Bands Parade at Walt Disney's EPCOT Center Near Orlando, Florida
Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Senator Paula Hawkins in Miami, Florida

May 28, 1985
Nominations, May 28, 1985
Proclamation 5347 -- Minority Enterprise Development Week, 1985
Address to the Nation on Tax Reform

May 29, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Tax Reform Legislation
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following Discussions With King Hussein I of Jordan
Remarks on Tax Reform to Concerned Citizens
Designation of L.E. Thomas as a Member of the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy
Executive Order 12517 -- Delegation Concerning the United States-India Fund for Cultural, Educational, and Scientific Cooperation
Proclamation 5348 -- Very Special Arts U.S.A. Month, 1985

May 30, 1985
Remarks at the "Prelude to Independence" Celebration in Williamsburg, Virginia
Remarks on Arrival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Remarks to Citizens in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Nomination of Dennis R. Patrick To Be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission

May 31, 1985
Remarks at the Great Valley Corporate Center in Malvern, Pennsylvania
Nominations & Appointments, May 31, 1985
Message to the Congress Reporting on the Whaling Activities of the Soviet Union