Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1985

October 1, 1985
Statement on Signing the Federal Highway Funding Bill
Messages to Congress, October 1, 1985
Proclamations, October 1, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, October 1, 1985
Executive Order 12535 -- Prohibition of the Importation of the South African Krugerrand
Remarks to Business Leaders During a White House Briefing on Tax Reform
Remarks Announcing the Nomination of Margaret M. Heckler To Be United States Ambassador to Ireland and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring the Winners in the Secondary School Recognition Program and the Exemplary Private School Recognition Project

October 2, 1985
Remarks to the 54th General Assembly of Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization
Nomination of Joseph Ghougassian To Be United States Ambassador to Qatar
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Sri Lanka-United States Taxation Convention
Statement on the Death of Actor Rock Hudson
Announcement of the Establishment of the Trade Strike Force

October 3, 1985
Nominations, October 3, 1985
Proclamation 5374 -- Leif Erikson Day, 1985
Remarks to Employees at the Ivorydale Soap Manufacturing Plant in St. Bernard, Ohio
Informal Exchange With Reporters in St. Bernard, Ohio
Remarks to Business Leaders in Cincinnati, Ohio

October 4, 1985
Remarks Announcing Bipartisan Support for Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Legislation
Remarks at a State Republican Fundraising Luncheon in Parsippany, New Jersey
Statement on Signing the Bill Expressing Support for the Earthquake Victims in Mexico
Proclamations, October 4, 1985

October 5, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the Budget Deficit and the Middle East

October 6, 1985
Statement Urging Senate Approval of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Bill

October 7, 1985
Nominations, October 7, 1985
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Reagan-Bush Campaign Leadership Groups
Proclamations, October 7, 1985

October 8, 1985
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore
Nominations, October 8, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Senate's Delay in Confirming Presidential Nominations
Toasts at the State Dinner for Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore

October 9, 1985
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board
Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Wyatt Durrette in Arlington, Virginia
Executive Order 12536 -- Board of the Foreign Service
Proclamations, October 9, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident

October 10, 1985
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident
Remarks to Employees at the Kitchens of Sara Lee in Deerfield, Illinois
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Students and Faculty at Gordon Technical High School in Chicago, Illinois
Nominations, October 10, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Achille Lauro Hijacking Incident

October 11, 1985
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters
Proclamations, October 11, 1985
Nominations, October 11, 1985

October 12, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on Soviet Strategic Defense Programs
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Murder of Iskander Odeh

October 13, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Italian Government's Release of Palestinian Terrorist Abu el Abbas

October 15, 1985
Remarks on Arrival in Boise, Idaho
Remarks at a Fundraising Event for Senator Steven D. Symms in Boise, Idaho
Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Senator Robert W. Kasten, Jr., in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Proclamations, October 15, 1985

October 16, 1985
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Free and Fair Trade
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Radiation Control for Health and Safety
Proclamation 5393 -- World Food Day, 1985
Remarks at a Dinner Honoring Senator Russell B. Long of Louisiana

October 17, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, October 17, 1985
Remarks to Representatives of Ethnic and Fraternal Benefit Organizations During a White House Briefing on Tax Reform
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Shimon Peres of Israel
Proclamation 5394 -- National High-Tech Month, 1985
Announcement of the 1986 President's Volunteer Action Awards Program

October 18, 1985
Remarks to Business Leaders During a White House Briefing on the Federal Budget and Deficit Reduction
>Proclamation 5395 -- National CPR Awareness Week, 1985

October 19, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on the 40th Anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly

October 21, 1985
Remarks During a White House Briefing for United States Attorneys
Appointments, October 21, 1985
Statement Following a Meeting with Solidarity Movement Representative Jerzy Milewski on the Situation in Poland
Remarks in an Interview With J.N. Parimoo of the Times of India, Together With Written Responses to Questions

October 22, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, October 22, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Removal of Portugal as a Trade Beneficiary Developing Country

October 23, 1985
Proclamation 5396 -- A Time of Remembrance, 1985
Toast at a Luncheon for the Heads of Delegations to the 40th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York

October 24, 1985
Address to the 40th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, New York
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze in New York, New York
Nominations & Appointments, October 24, 1985

October 26, 1985
Radio Address to the Nation on International Stability

October 28, 1985
Remarks on Receiving the Final Report of the President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government
Proclamations, October 28, 1985
Remarks on Signing the Bill Designating the Centennial Year of Liberty in the United States
Executive Order 12537 -- President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Export of Alaskan Oil

October 29, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, October 29, 1985
Remarks to Religious Leaders at a White House Meeting on Tax Reform
Remarks at a Reception for the McLaughlin Group
Interview With Brian Widlake of the British Broadcasting Corporation

October 30, 1985
Nominations & Appointments, October 30, 1985
Messages to Congress, October 30, 1985
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on Copper Production Restraints
Proclamations, October 30, 1985
Statement on the Death of John Davis Lodge

October 31, 1985
Remarks Congratulating the Championship Kansas City Royals Following the World Series
Nominations & Appointments, October 31, 1985
Remarks Announcing the Presentation of a New United States Proposal at the Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations With the Soviet Union
Message to the Congress Reporting on Economic Sanctions Against Nicaragua
Remarks in an Interview with Representatives of Soviet News Organizations, Together with Written Responses to Questions