Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1986

October 1, 1986
Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Carter Presidential Center in Atlanta, Georgia
Appointment of Three Members of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, and Designation of the Chairman
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Nicholas Daniloff
Statement on Signing the Bill Reauthorizing the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act of 1984
Statement on Signing the Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986

October 2, 1986
Nominations and Appointments
Executive Order 12567 -- Designation of the Inter-American Investment Corporation, the Commission for the Study of Alternatives to the Panama Canal, and the Pacific Salmon Commission as Public International Organizations
Executive Order 12568 -- Employment Opportunities for Military Spouses at Nonappropriated Fund Activities
Statement on the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986
Statement on the Meeting With Chairman Dwayne Andreas of the Foundation for the Commemoration of the United States Constitution
Question and Answer Session With Journalists Refuting a Washington Post Article on Mu'ammar Qadhafi of Libya

October 3, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the President's Meeting With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland
Message on the Observance of the Jewish High Holy Days
Nominations and Appointments

October 4, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on the Meeting With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland
Memorandum on Federal Initiatives for a Drug-Free America
Memorandum Urging Support of Federal Initiatives for a Drug-Free America
Proclamation 5536 -- National Outreach to the Rural Disabled Day, 1986

October 6, 1986
Proclamation 5537 -- National Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Week and National Drug Abuse Education Day, 1986
Remarks at a White House Kickoff Ceremony for National Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Week
Remarks at a White House Briefing on Soviet-United States Relations for the President's Commission on Executive Exchange
Memorandum on United States Tobacco Exports to Japan

October 7, 1986
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Human Rights Advocates
Nomination of Milton J. Hertz To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Small Business Administration Pilot Programs Bill
Statement on the Death of Hal Wallis
Remarks at the Republican Governors Association Dinner
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Budget
Letter to House Majority Leader Jim Wright on Arms Control and the Meeting With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland

October 8, 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator James T. Broyhill in Raleigh, North Carolina
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Mack Mattingly in Atlanta, Georgia
Proclamation 5538 -- Mental Illness Awareness Week, 1986
Proclamation 5539 -- National Fire Fighters Day, 1986
Proclamation 5540 -- General Pulaski Memorial Day, 1986
Proclamation 5541 -- Columbus Day, 1986
Proclamation 5542 -- American Liver Foundation National Liver Awareness Month, 1986
Proclamation 5543 -- National Down Syndrome Month, 1986
Proclamation 5544 -- National Spina Bifida Month, 1986
Proclamation 5545 -- National Job Skills Week, 1986
Proclamation 5546 -- National School Lunch Week, 1986

October 9, 1986
Proclamation 5547 -- Leif Erikson Day, 1986
Message to the House of Representatives Returning the Continuing Appropriations Bill Without Approval
Remarks on Departure for Reykjavik, Iceland

October 10, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United States Nuclear Testing Policy

October 11, 1986
Letter to President Jose Napoleon Duarte on the Earthquake in El Salvador
Statement on Signing the Continuing Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 1987

October 12, 1986
Remarks to American Military Personnel and Their Families in Keflavik, Iceland

October 13, 1986
Address to the Nation on the Meetings With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev in Iceland
Proclamation 5548 -- Polish American Heritage Month, 1986
Proclamation 5549 -- National Children's Television Awareness Week, 1986
Proclamation 5550 -- White Cane Safety Day, 1986
Proclamation 5551 -- Thanksgiving Day, 1986

October 14, 1986
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Broadcast Journalists on the Meetings in Iceland With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev
Remarks at a Meeting With Officials of the State Department and the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency on the Meetings in Iceland With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev

October 15, 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Meetings in Iceland With Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev
Nomination of Arnold Lewis Raphel To Be United States Ambassador to Pakistan
Remarks to Students From Southern Regional High School of Manahawkin, New Jersey, in Baltimore, Maryland
Remarks at a Senate Campaign Fundraising Luncheon for Linda Chavez in Baltimore, Maryland
Proclamation 5552 -- National Institutes of Health Centennial Year
Proclamation 5553 -- National Forest Products Week, 1986
Statement on Signing the Export-Import Bank Act Amendments of 1986

October 16, 1986
Remarks to Representatives of the Young Astronauts Council on Their Departure for the Soviet Union
Executive Order 12569 -- Compact of Free Association With the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau
Statement on Signing the Job Training Partnership Act Amendments of 1986

October 17, 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Mark N. Andrews in Grand Forks, North Dakota
Statement on Signing the Higher Education Amendments of 1986
Statement on Signing the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986
Proclamation 5554 -- Gaucher's Disease Awareness Week, 1986

October 18, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Voter Participation

October 20, 1986
Statement on the Death of President Samora Moises Machel of Mozambique
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Iceland-United States Defense Shipping Preference Treaty
Nomination of Lawrence J. White To Be a Member of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board
Proclamation 5555 -- National Hungarian Freedom Fighters Day, 1986
Proclamation 5556 -- National Women Veterans Recognition Week, 1986

October 21, 1986
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany
Joint Statement on the Establishment of the United States-German Youth Exchange Council
Appointment of Ardys M. Heise as a Member of the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee
Statement on Signing the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1986
Statement on Signing the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986
Statement on Signing the R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Act of 1986
Toasts at the State Dinner for Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany

October 22, 1986
Remarks on Signing the Tax Reform Act of 1986
Proclamation 5557 -- A Time of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Arms Reductions
Nomination of Charles E. Redman To Be an Assistant Secretary of State
Proclamation 5558 -- United Nations Day, 1986

October 23, 1986
Remarks on Departure for a Campaign Trip to Wisconsin, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Florida
Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Robert W. Kasten, Jr., in Waukesha, Wisconsin
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Pacific Regional Fisheries Treaty
Proclamation 5559 -- National Kidney Program Day, 1986
Remarks at a Senate Campaign Rally for Christopher S. Bond in Springfield, Missouri

October 24, 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Don Nickles in Norman, Oklahoma
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Paula Hawkins in Tampa, Florida
Executive Order 12570 -- Delegating Authority To Implement Assistance for Central American Democracies and the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
Statement on Signing the Special Foreign Assistance Act of 1986
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on United Kingdom-Syria Diplomatic Relations
Memorandum of Disapproval of the Bill for the Relief of the Merchants National Bank of Mobile, Alabama

October 25, 1986
Radio Address to the Nation on Economic Growth
Proclamation 5560 -- National Housing Week, 1986
Proclamation 5561 -- National Adult Immunization Awareness Week, 1986

October 27, 1986
Message on the Observance of the World Day of Prayer for Peace
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks on Signing the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986
Executive Order 12571 -- Implementation of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act
Statement on Signing the Bill Implementing Certain Water Projects in California
Statement on Signing the Klamath River Basin Fishery Restoration Bill
Statement on Signing a Bill Amending the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act
Statement on Signing the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987
Statement on Signing the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986

October 28, 1986
Statement on Signing the Government Securities Act of 1986
Statement on Signing the National Bureau of Standards Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987
Statement on Signing the Bill Authorizing Contracts for Federal Debt Collection
Remarks on Signing the Veterans' Benefits Improvement and Health-Care Authorization Act of 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Mack Mattingly in Columbus, Georgia
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Jeremiah A. Denton in Birmingham, Alabama
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator James T. Broyhill in Charlotte, North Carolina
Memorandum of Disapproval of the Department of Transportation and Federal Maritime Commission Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 1987

October 29, 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Richard McIntyre in Evansville, Indiana
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator James Abdnor in Rapid City, South Dakota

October 30, 1986
Remarks at a Senate Campaign Rally for Representative Ken Kramer in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Remarks at a Senate Campaign Rally for James Santini in Reno, Nevada
Statement on the Bill Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1987

October 31, 1986
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Slade Gorton in Spokane, Washington
Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Senator Steven D. Symms in Twin Falls, Idaho
Proclamation 5562 -- Crack/Cocaine Awareness Month, 1986
Proclamation 5563 -- National Child Identification and Safety Information Day, 1986