Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
January 1987

January 2, 1987
Memorandum on the Generalized System of Preferences
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on the Generalized System of Preferences

January 3, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Fiscal Year 1988 Budget

January 5, 1987
Message to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Transmitting the Fiscal Year 1988 Budget
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Salaries
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid Controversy
Appointment of John David Davenport as a Member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

January 7, 1987
Proclamation 5596 -- National Bowling Week, 1987

January 8, 1987
Appointment of Donald A. Danner as Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

January 9, 1987
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate Reporting on the NATO Chemical Deterrent Posture
Appointment of Charles N. Brower as Deputy Special Counsellor to the President
Proclamation 5597 -- Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, 1987

January 10, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Fiscal Year 1988 Budget

January 12, 1987
Statement on the Soviet-United States Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations
Appointment of Marlin Fitzwater as Assistant to the President for Press Relations
Nomination of Edward J. Derwinski To Be an Under Secretary of State
Nomination of Max M. Kampelman To Be Counselor of the Department of State

January 13, 1987
Message to the Senate Urging Ratification of Two Treaties Limiting Soviet-United States Nuclear Testing
Proclamation 5598 -- Shays' Rebellion Week and Day, 1987

January 15, 1987
Address to High School Students on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

January 16, 1987
AAppointment of Ronald Keith Sable as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
Appointment of Bryce L. Harlow as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs
Proclamation 5599 -- National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 1987
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs Howard on the Kidnaping of President Leon Febres-Cordero Ribadeneyra of Ecuador

January 17, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Defense Budget

January 20, 1987
Message to the Senate Transmitting the International Wheat Agreement, 1986
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on United States Aeronautics and Space Activities for 1985
Proclamation 5600 -- National Safe Boating Week, 1987

January 21, 1987
Message to the Congress Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Libya
Nomination of Trusten Frank Crigler To Be United States Ambassador to Somalia
Nomination of Burton Levin To Be United States Ambassador to Burma
Nomination of Richard Noyes Viets To Be United States Ambassador to Portugal
Nomination of Everett E. Bierman To Be United States Ambassador to Vanuatu
Nomination of Joseph Carlton Petrone To Be United States Representative to the European Office of the United Nations
Nomination of Arthur G. Linkletter for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Commissioner General of the United States Exhibition for the International Exposition in Brisbane, Australia
Proclamation 5601 -- Imposition of Increased Tariffs on Imports of Certain Articles From the European Economic Community
Nomination of Edward W. Kelley, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

January 22, 1987
Nomination of George H. Nash To Be a Member of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Nomination of Two Members of the Mississippi River Commission
Nomination of Seven Members of the National Council on the Arts
Nomination of Carolyn L. Vash To Be a Member of the National Council on the Handicapped
Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation
Nomination of Malcolm Forbes, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board for International Broadcasting, and Designation as Chairman
Nomination of Peter H. Dailey To Be a Member of the General Advisory Committee of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Nomination of Max Charles Graeber To Be a Member of the National Advisory Council on Educational Research and Improvement
Nomination of Rosemary G. McMillan To Be a Member of the National Museum Services Board
Nomination of Frank H.T. Rhodes To Be a Member of the National Science Board
Nomination of Thomas J. Healey To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation
Nomination of Priscilla L. Buckley To Be a Member of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
v Remarks to Participants in the March for Life Rally

January 23, 1987
Nomination of J. Michael Dorsey To Be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Nomination of Robert E. Lamb To Be an Assistant Secretary of State
Nomination of Charles H. Dallara To Be United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund
Nomination of Charles A. Shanor To Be General Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Nomination of James L. Kolstad To Be a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board
Statement on the Iran-Iraq War
Executive Order 12580 -- Superfund Implementation

January 24, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the State of the Union

January 26, 1987
Statement on the Resumption of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Statement on the Kidnapings of United States Citizens in Lebanon
Nomination of Alfred Hugh Kingon To Be United States Representative to the European Communities, With the Rank of Ambassador
Proclamation 5602 -- National Day of Excellence, 1987

January 27, 1987
Address Before a Joint Session of Congress on the State of the Union
Message to the Congress on ``A Quest for Excellence''

January 28, 1987
Remarks to Employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on the First Anniversary of the Explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger
Proclamation 5603 -- National Challenger Center Day, 1987
Proclamation 5604 -- American Heart Month, 1987
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals
Executive Order 12581 -- President's Special Review Board
Statement on Signing the Bill Prohibiting Strikes or Lockouts During the Long Island Rail Road Labor-Management Dispute

January 29, 1987
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Economic Report of the President
Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol to the 1949 Geneva Conventions
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Statement by Special Counsellor to the President Abshire on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid Controversy

January 30, 1987
Announcement of the Presentation of the Presidential Citizens Medal to Larry M. Speakes
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Iran Arms and Contra Aid Controversy
Appointment of Charles D. Hobbs as Assistant to the President
Appointment of Gary L. Bauer as Assistant to the President for Policy Development
Remarks on Signing the Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Water Quality Act of 1987
Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Water Quality Act of 1987
Nomination of Jack F. Matlock, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union
Appointment of Paul C. Sheeline as a Member of the Presidential Board of Advisors on Private Sector Initiatives
Designation of Richard W. Goldberg as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Rural Telephone Bank
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Stephen R. Hanmer, Jr., While Serving as Deputy United States Negotiator for Strategic Nuclear Arms

January 31, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Administration Goals