Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
August 1987

August 1, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Welfare Reform

August 3, 1987
Remarks on Receiving the Report of the Presidential Task Force on Project Economic Justice
Statement on the Senate Confirmation of Alan Greenspan To Be a Member and Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

August 4, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United Kingdom-United States Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty
Proclamation 5688 -- Women's Equality Day, 1987
Proclamation 5689 -- National Alzheimer's Disease Month, 1987

August 5, 1987
Remarks to Reporters Announcing the Central American Peace Initiative
Statement on the Death of Jesse Unruh
Memorandum on Acid Imports From China
Executive Order 12604 -- Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives
Message to the Congress on Acid Imports From China

August 6, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks at a White House Meeting With the House of Representatives Republican Task Force on Welfare Reform
Statement on the Senate Confirmation of David S. Ruder as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission

August 7, 1987
Remarks to Reporters on Unemployment and the Economy
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Soviet-United States Fishery Agreement
Remarks to Reporters on Covert Action Procedural Reforms
Letter to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Covert Action Procedural Reforms
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on Covert Action Procedural Reforms
Proclamation 5690 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences

August 8, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the 26th Anniversary of the Berlin Wall
AStatement on the Central American Peace Agreement
Appointment of Mary Jo Arndt as a Member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships

August 10, 1987
Statement on Signing Competitive Equality Banking Act of 1987
Remarks Announcing the Nomination of C. William Verity, Jr., To Be Secretary of Commerce
Nomination of C. William Verity, Jr., To Be Secretary of Commerce
Proclamation 5691 -- National Civil Rights Day, 1987
Proclamation 5692 -- National Neighborhood Crime Watch Day, 1987

August 11, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Statement on the Death of Patrick Cardinal O'Boyle
Appointment of Four Members of the National Council on Vocational Education
Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Alan Greenspan as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

August 12, 1987
Executive Order 12605 -- Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Officer Promotions
Memorandum on Leadership of the Combined Federal Campaign
Memorandum Urging Support of the Combined Federal Campaign
Address to the Nation on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid Controversy and Administration Goals
Interview With Hugh Sidey of Time Magazine

August 13, 1987
Remarks to Civic and Community Leaders in North Platte, Nebraska
Remarks to Citizens in North Platte, Nebraska
Proclamation 5693 -- National Child Support Enforcement Month, 1987
Proclamation 5694 -- Citizenship Day and Constitution Week, 1987
Appointment of Mark D. Weinberg as Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Press Secretary

August 14, 1987
Nominations and Appointments

August 15, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Administration Goals

August 18, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Statement on Signing the National Park Airspace Management Bill

August 19, 1987
Appointment of B. Jay Cooper as Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary
Statement on Signing the Excellence in Minority Health Education and Care Act
Statement on Signing the Bill Amending the Bankruptcy Code

August 20, 1987
Nominations and Appointments

August 21, 1987
Proclamation 5695 -- National P.O.W./M.I.A. Recognition Day, 1987

August 22, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Fiscal Integrity and Efficiency in the Federal Government
White House Statement on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improvement Act of 1987
Statement on Signing the Federal Triangle Development Act
Address to the People of Nicaragua on the Central American Peace Plan

August 24, 1987
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater Announcing the Formation of the Interagency Task Force on Adoption
Appointment of Gordon G. Riggle as Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Administration

August 25, 1987
Statement on the Death of Bayard Rustin

August 26, 1987
Remarks on Soviet-United States Relations at the Town Hall of California Meeting in Los Angeles
Nomination of Ira D. Hall, Jr., To Be a Governor of the United States Postal Service
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Disposition of Nuclear Weapons Deployed in the Federal Republic of Germany
Proclamation 5696 -- 9 - 1 - 1 Emergency Number Day, 1987

August 27, 1987
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Nominations and Appointments
Remarks at a Meeting With Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance Leaders in Los Angeles, California

August 28, 1987
Remarks on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork to Law Enforcement Officials in Los Angeles, California
Message to the Congress Transmitting an Alternate Plan for Federal Civilian Pay Increases

August 29, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Soviet-United States Relations
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Philippine Military Rebellion