Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
April 1986

April 2, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes Endorsing Market-Oriented World Oil Prices
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Defense Establishment Reforms

April 3, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Terrorist Bombing of Trans World Airlines Flight 840

April 5, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Defense Establishment Reforms
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Terrorist Bombing of a West Berlin Nightclub

April 7, 1986
Proclamations, April 7, 1986
Nominations & Appointments, April 7, 1986

April 8, 1986
Nominations & Appointments, April 8, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Negotiations Between the Contadora Group and Nicaragua

April 9, 1986
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With the American Society of Newspaper Editors
Nominations, April 9, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation To Approve the Compact of Free Association With Palau
The President's News Conference

April 10, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
Nomination of Gilbert G. Pompa To Be Director of the Community Relations Service at the Department of Justice
Messages, April 10, 1986
Proclamation 5457 -- Centennial Year of the Gasoline Powered Automobile, 1986
Remarks in an Interview With Representatives of Yomiuri Shimbun of Japan, Together With Written Responses to Questions

April 11, 1986
Messages, April 11, 1986
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on the Designation of Aruba as a Beneficiary Country for Purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences and the Caribbean Basin Recovery Act
Proclamation 5458 -- To Designate Aruba as a Beneficiary Country for Purposes of the Generalized System of Preferences and the Caribbean Basin Recovery Act
Nominations, April 11, 1986
Statement on the Death of Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo of New York

April 12, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget

April 14, 1986
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone of Japan
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting a Report on the Export-Import Bank of the United States
Nominations & Appointments, April 14, 1986
Remarks at a White House Meeting with the Associated General Contractors of America
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the United States Air Strike Against Libya
Address to the Nation on the United States Air Strike Against Libya
Proclamation 5459 -- Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 1986

April 15, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the United States Air Strike Against Libya
Appointments, April 15, 1986
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the American Business Conference

April 16, 1986
Remarks on Signing the Law Day U.S.A. Proclamation
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe
Executive Order 12556 -- Mailing Privileges of Members of Armed Forces of the United States and of Friendly Foreign Nations
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on the United States Air Strike Against Libya
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes Urging Congressional Approval of United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance

April 17, 1986
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Prime Minister Hawke of Australia
Appointment of Gwendolyn S. King as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Robert Hawke of Australia
Proclamation 5461 -- National Mathematics Awareness Week, 1986
Remarks at the Annual White House Correspondents Dinner

April 18, 1986
Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Senator Alfonse M. D'Amato in New York, New York
Nominations, April 18, 1986
Proclamation 5462 -- National Garden Week, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Murder of Peter Kilburn in Beirut, Lebanon

April 19, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Oil Prices
Proclamation 5463 -- Education Day, U.S.A., 1986

April 21, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Soviet and United States Compliance With Arms Control Agreements
Messages, April 21, 1986

April 22, 1986
Proclamations, April 11, 1986
Nomination of William F. Ryan To Be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
Notice of the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Nicaragua
Message to the Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Nicaragua
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Energy Policy Reforms
Remarks at the Heritage Foundation Anniversary Dinner
Letter to the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Majority Leader on the United Kingdom-United States Supplementary Extradition Treaty
Interview With Foreign Journalists

April 23, 1986
Remarks to the International Forum of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States
Appointment of Two United States Representatives on the Joint Commission on the Environment
Proclamation 5468 -- Older Americans Month, 1986
White House Announcement of United States Assistance for the Philippines

April 24, 1986
Nomination of Christopher Hicks To Be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture
Announcement of the Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Message to the Congress Outlining Proposals for Improving the Organization of the Defense Establishment
Proclamation 5469 -- National Reading Is Fun Week, 1986
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Southeast Asian Newspapers

April 25,1986
Remarks on Departure for Indonesia and Japan
Messages, April 25, 1986

April 26, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the President's Trip to Indonesia and Japan
Remarks on Arrival in Honolulu, Hawaii

April 29, 1986
Remarks on Arrival at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

April 30, 1986
Nomination of M.D.B. Carlisle To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet Nuclear Reactor Accident at Chernobyl
Proclamation 5470 -- Fair Housing Month, 1986