Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
October 1987

October 1, 1987
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Soil and Water Resources Conservation
Nominations and Appointments
Proclamation 5713 -- National Poison Prevention Week, 1988
White House Statement on Endorsements of the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Proclamation 5714 -- National Medical Research Day, 1987
Proclamation 5715 -- General Pulaski Memorial Day, 1987
Proclamation 5716 -- Columbus Day, 1987
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Transmitting a Report on Apartheid in South Africa
Proclamation 5717 -- United Nations Day, 1987

October 2, 1987
Proclamation 5718 -- Implementation of an Orderly Marketing Agreement on Ammonium Paratungstate and Tungstic Acid
Statement on the Arms Control Provisions of the 1988 - 1989 Defense Authorization Bill
Remarks on Signing the German-American Day Proclamation
Proclamation 5719 -- German-American Day, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork

October 3, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Voluntarism and the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Message to the Congress on the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement

October 4, 1987
Statement on the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement

October 5, 1987
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring the Winners of the Secondary School Recognition Program and the Exemplary Private School Recognition Project
Proclamation 5720 -- Polish American Heritage Month, 1987
Proclamation 5721 -- Benign Essential Blepharospasm Awareness Week, 1987
Proclamation 5722 -- Leif Erikson Day, 1987

October 6, 1987
Remarks to Reporters on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Nominations and Appointments

October 7, 1987
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Minority Enterprise Development Week Awards
Nomination of Kathleen C. Bailey To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Remarks on Presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Irving R. Kaufman
Message to the Congress Reporting on Naval Petroleum Reserves Production
Nomination of Three Members of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Leadership of the Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic
Address to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

October 8, 1987
Remarks Following Discussions With President Kenneth D. Kaunda of Zambia
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Remarks Announcing the Nominations of James H. Burnley IV To Be Secretary and Mary Ann Weyforth Dawson To Be Deputy Secretary of Transportation
Nominations and Appointments
Proclamation 5723 -- National Down Syndrome Month, 1987
Proclamation 5724 -- National Job Skills Week, 1987
Proclamation 5725 -- National School Lunch Week, 1987
Proclamation 5726 -- National Farm-City Week, 1987
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

October 9, 1987
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Federal Employee Travel Expenses
Nomination of Dianne E. Ingels To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences
Proclamation 5727 -- Termination of Import Relief on Certain Heavyweight Motorcycles
Statement on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Remarks to Supporters of Supreme Court Nominee Robert H. Bork
Statement on the Death of Clare Boothe Luce
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Members of the Volunteer International Council of the United States Information Agency
Memorandum on the Federal Drug Testing Program

October 10, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on the United States Air Strike in the Persian Gulf

October 12, 1987
Statement on the Death of Alfred M. Landon

October 13, 1987
Remarks at a Forum for State Government Officials and Business Leaders in Somerset, New Jersey
Remarks at a Luncheon Hosted by the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce in Somerset
Remarks to the New Jersey Republican State Committee in Whippany
Letter Accepting the Resignation of George H. Allen as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

October 14, 1987
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Jose Napoleon Duarte Fuentes of El Salvador
Address to the Nation on the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork
Nominations and Appointments
Proclamation 5728 -- World Food Day, 1987
Toasts at the State Dinner for President Jose Napoleon Duarte Fuentes of El Salvador

October 15, 1987
Designation of Lucille G. Murchison as a Member of the Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations, Incorporated
Statement on Proposed Tax Increases
Executive Order 12611 -- Delegating Authority to Implement Assistance for Central American Democracies and the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance
Proclamation 5729 -- National Safety Belt Use Day, 1987
Proclamation 5730 -- White Cane Safety Day, 1987
Remarks at the Republican Governors Club Annual Dinner

October 16, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Proclamation 5731 -- National Forest Products Week, 1987
Proclamation 5732 -- National Immigrants Day, 1987
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Soviet Exchange Students
Memorandum on the Presidential Design Awards Program
Remarks at a White House Briefing on Proposed Criminal Justice Reform Legislation
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Criminal Justice Reform Legislation
Statement on Signing the Bill Amending the Veterans Administration Home Loan Guaranty Law
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Resignation of Ray A. Barnhart as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration
White House Announcement on Binary Chemical Weapons Modernization

October 17, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on Foreign Policy
Informal Exchange With Reporters

October 18, 1987
Informal Exchange With Reporters
Informal Exchange With Reporters
Remarks at a White House Concert Featuring the Works of Jerome Kern

October 19, 1987
Statement on the United States Reprisal Against Iran
Nomination of Two Members of the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs
Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for C. William Verity, Jr., as Secretary of Commerce
Informal Exchange With Reporters
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on the Stock Market Decline

October 20, 1987
Message to the Senate Transmitting the International Natural Rubber Agreement, 1987
Order on Emergency Deficit Control Measures for Fiscal Year 1988
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the Stock Market Decline and the Federal Deficit
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of India
Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on the United States Reprisal Against Iran
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Stock Market and Economic Policy

October 21, 1987
Remarks at a White House Briefing for the Citizens Network for Foreign Affairs
Informal Exchange With Reporters

October 22, 1987
Statement Urging Deficit Reduction Discussions With Congressional Leaders
Remarks at the Welcoming Home Ceremony for the First Lady
The President's News Conference

October 23, 1987
Remarks at the Employment Expansion Forum Sponsored by the Department of Labor
Excerpts From an Interview With European Journalists on Soviet-United States Relations
Statement on the Failure of the Senate to Confirm the Supreme Court Nomination of Robert H. Bork

October 24, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Economy and Soviet-United States Relations

October 26, 1987
Appointment of Richard G. Quick as a Member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations
Statement on Trade Sanctions Against Iran
Appointment of Carolynn Reid-Wallace as a Member of the National Council on the Humanities
Executive Order 12612 -- Federalism
Appointment of Philip Abrams as a Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council

October 27, 1987
Nominations and Appointments
Statement on Federal Deficit Reduction

October 28, 1987
Remarks at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York
Statement on Signing the Bill Amending the Federal Civilian Physicians' Pay Comparability Allowance Program
Proclamation 5733 -- National Adult Immunization Awareness Week, 1987
Statement by Assistant to the President for Press Relations Fitzwater on Senate Passage of a Catastrophic Illness Health Insurance Bill

October 29, 1987
Executive Order 12613 -- Prohibiting Imports from Iran
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Message to the Congress Reporting on the Prohibition of Imports From Iran
Remarks Congratulating the World Series Champion Minnesota Twins
Remarks at a White House Briefing for Members of the Small Business Community
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on the State of Small Business
Remarks Announcing the Nomination of Douglas H. Ginsburg To Be an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Nomination of J. Joseph Lydon To Be a Member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority
Proclamation 5734 -- National Hospice Month, 1987

October 30, 1987
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Soviet Foreign Minister Shevardnadze
Message to the Congress Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Nicaragua
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session with Reporters on the Soviet-United States Summit Meeting
Joint Announcement of the Upcoming Soviet-United States Summit Meeting

October 31, 1987
Radio Address to the Nation on the Supreme Court Nomination of Douglas H. Ginsburg and the Federal Budget
Remarks at the Memorial Service for Edith Luckett Davis in Phoenix, Arizona