Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
August 1986

August 1, 1986
Statement on the 11th Anniversary of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Renegotiation of the Multifiber Arrangement
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks and an Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Father Lawrence Martin Jenco
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the President's Meeting With Father Lawrence Martin Jenco
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Grain Sales to the Soviet Union
Memorandum on the Unfair Trade Practices of Taiwan
Statement on Signing the Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1987
Appointment of Five Members of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education
Proclamation 5515 -- Helsinki Human Rights Day, 1986
Interview With Richard M. Smith, Morton M. Kondracke, Margaret Garrard Warner, and Elaine Shannon of Newsweek on the Campaign Against Drug Abuse

August 2, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Free and Fair Trade

August 4, 1986
Nomination of Kenneth Y. Tomlinson as a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, and Designation as Chairman
Remarks Announcing the Campaign Against Drug Abuse and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters
Statement on Signing the Education of the Deaf Act of 1986
Message to the Congress on Norwegian Noncompliance With the International Whaling Commission Conservation Program

August 5, 1986
Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Report on United States and Soviet Compliance With Strategic Arms Control Agreements
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Soviet-United States Cultural and Educational Exchanges
Remarks by Telephone to the Annual Convention of the Knights of Columbus in Chicago, Illinois
Statement on Signing the Handicapped Children's Protection Act of 1986

August 6, 1986
Remarks at a White House Briefing for Supporters of the Strategic Defense Initiative
Remarks at the National Conference on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention in Arlington, Virginia
Nominations and Appointments
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Strategic Petroleum Reserve
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet-United States Talks on Nuclear and Space Arms

August 7, 1986
Message to the Congress on the Regulatory Program of the United States Government
Nomination of James Allen Wampler To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary for Domestic Affairs Brashear on Voluntary Drug Testing of the Senior White House Staff
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Bild-Zeitung of the Federal Republic of Germany

August 8, 1986
Appointment of Harry Jack Gray as a Member of the President's Commission on Executive Exchange

August 9, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the United States Supreme Court Nominations
Informal Exchange With Reporters

August 11, 1986
Nomination of Thomas T. Demery To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Trade Between Taiwan and the United States
Nomination of Joan Clark To Be an Alternate United States Representative to the 41st Session of the United Nations General Assembly

August 12, 1986
Remarks to the Junior Livestock Competition Participants at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield
Remarks at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield
Remarks at a Fundraiser for Gov. James R. Thompson, Jr., in Rosemont, Illinois
The President's News Conference
Proclamation 5516 -- National Neighborhood Crime Watch Day, 1986

August 13, 1986
Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall
Nominations and Appointments
Arraignment of Anita S. Castelo for Illegal Munitions Trafficking
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Soviet-United States Negotiations on Nuclear and Space Arms
Remarks Following Discussions With President Miguel De la Madrid Hurtado of Mexico
Appointment of Seven Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business
Appointment of Three Members of the United States International Narcotics Control Commission
Statement on Senate Approval of United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance and for Economic Development in Central America

August 14, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Release of Robert Schwab III by Vietnam
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the House of Representatives Version of the Defense Authorization Bill
Appointment of Two Delegates to the National White House Conference on Small Business
Nomination of Charles J. Pilliod, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Mexico
Remarks at a White House Barbecue for Members of Congress
Statement on Signing the Japanese Technical Literature Act of 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Study on Soviet-United States Nuclear Testing Cooperation
Memorandum on the South Korea-United States Insurance Market Agreement
Memorandum on the South Korea-United States Copyright, Patent, and Trademark Rights Agreement
Remarks in an Interview With Representatives of Excelsior of Mexico, Together With Written Responses to Questions

August 15, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Detention of Victor Cortez in Mexico
Nomination of James Daniel Phillips To Be United States Ambassador to Burundi
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Reporting on Authorization Requests for Ship Procurement for Fiscal Years 1987 and 1988
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks to State Chairpersons of the National White House Conference on Small Business
Statement on the Building of a Fourth Shuttle Orbiter and the Future of the Space Program

August 16, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on House of Representatives Defense Authorization Bill
Statement on Congressional Action Concerning Tax Reform
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe

August 21, 1986
Statement on Signing a Bill Concerning a Dispute Between the Maine Central Railroad and the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees

August 22, 1986
Proclamation 5517 -- Suspension of Cuban Immigration

August 23, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Tax Reform
Statement on Signing the Congressional Reports Elimination Act of 1986

August 24, 1986
Statement on the Death of Donald R. Fortier

August 26, 1986
Proclamation 5518 -- Women's Equality Day, 1986

August 27, 1986
Statement on Signing the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986
Statement on Signing the Bill Affecting the Laws Governing United States Insular Areas and Alaska
Proclamation 5519 -- Adult Literacy Awareness Month, 1986

August 28, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting an Alternative Plan for Federal Pay Increases
Statement on Signing the Bill To Regulate Armor-Piercing Ammunition
Proclamation 5520 -- National P.O.W./M.I.A. Recognition Day, 1986

August 29, 1986
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Stephen H. Rhinesmith While Serving as Coordinator of the Soviet-United States Exchange Initiative

August 30, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Economic Growth

August 31, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Soviet-United States Negotiations on Nuclear and Space Arms