Public Papers of Ronald Reagan 
April 1985 

April 1, 1985 
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on Economic Assistance for Sudan 
Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Dean Burch While Serving as Chairman of the United States Delegation to the World Administrative Radio Conference on Space 
Appointments, April 1, 1985 
Interview With Lou Cannon, Dave Hoffman, and Lynn Downie of the Washington Post

April 2, 1985 
Nominations, April 2, 1985 
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Turgut Ozal of Turkey 
Remarks at a Ceremony Celebrating the 90th Birthday of John J. McCloy

April 3, 1985 
Appointments & Nominations, April 3, 1985 
Remarks at a White House Meeting With a Group Concerned About Missing and Exploited Children

April 4, 1985 
Remarks Congratulating the Villanova University Wildcats on Winning the National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Championship 
Nominations & Appointments, April 4, 1985 
Remarks Following Discussions With President Belisario Betancur Cuartas of Colombia 
Joint Columbia-United States Statement on Drug Abuse and Trafficking 
Remarks Announcing a Central American Peace Proposal and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters 
Proclamations, April 4, 1985 
Remarks in an Interview With Nicholas Ashford and Charles Douglas-Home of the Times of London, Together With Written Responses to Questions 
Letter to the Presidents of Colombia, Mexico, Panama, and Venezuela on the Central American Peace Proposal

April 5, 1985 
Informal Exchange With Reporters 
Statement on Signing the African Famine Relief Bill 
Nominations & Appointments, April 5, 1985

April 6, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget and the Central American Peace Proposal

April 8, 1985 
Announcement of the Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

April 9, 1985 
Appointments, April 9, 1985

April 11, 1985 
Statement on the Establishment of the Economic Policy Council and the Domestic Policy Council

April 13, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on Tax Reform

April 14, 1985 
Executive Order 12509 -- Technical Review Group on Inertial Confinement Fusion

April 15, 1985 
Remarks to Reporters on the Central American Peace Proposal 
Remarks at a Performance of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus 
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Export-Import Bank of the United States 
Appointments & Nominations, April 15, 1985 
Remarks at a Reception Honoring Milton Pitts' 20 Years of Service as the Presidents' Barber 
Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for the Nicaragua Refugee Fund 
Proclamations, April 15, 1985

April 16, 1985 
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict 
Nominations & Appointments, April 16, 1985 
Statement on Signing the Bill Extending Conditional Loan Guarantee Agreements for Ethanol Fuel Production Facilities 
Remarks at a Conference on Religious Liberty 
Remarks at a White House Meeting with the Deficit Reduction Coalition

April 17, 1985 
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Chadli Bendjedid of Algeria 
Announcement of the Recipients of the National Medal of Arts 
Executive Order 12510 -- Non-Foreign Area Cost-of-Living Allowances 
Nomination of Roger William Jepsen To Be a Member of the National Credit Union Administration Board, and Designation as Chairman 
Toasts at the State Dinner for President Chadli Bendjedid of Algeria

April 18, 1985 
Telephone Conversation With the Astronauts on Board the Space Shuttle Discovery 
Statement on the Festival of India 
Nominations, April 18, 1985 
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Regional Editors and Broadcasters 
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring National Teacher of the Year Theresa K. Dozier 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by ABC of Spain

April 19, 1985 
Remarks on Presenting the Congressional Gold Medal to Elie Wisel and on Signing the Jewish Heritage Week Proclamation 
Proclamations, April 19, 1985 
Remarks on Signing the Victims of Crime Week Proclamation 
Message on the Observance of National Volunteer Week, April 22 - 28, 1985 
Message on the Observance of Secretaries Week, April 21 - 27, 1985 
Appointment of Ronald H. Walker as a Special Consultant to the Office of Presidential Personnel

April 20, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on the Central American Peace Proposal

April 22, 1985 
Remarks at the President's Volunteer Action Awards Luncheon 
Message to President Jose Sarney of Brazil on the Death of President-elect Tancredo de Almeida Neves 
Nominations & Appointments, April 22, 1985 
Message to the Congress Reporting on the National Emergency With Respect to Iran 
Proclamations, April 22,1985 
Statement on the Israel-United States Free Trade Area Agreement

April 23, 1985 
Remarks at the Midyear Conference of the National Association of Realtors 
Remarks at a Ceremony Honoring Peace Corps Volunteers for Africa 
Nominations & Appointments, April 23, 1985 
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Death of Major Arthur D. Nicholson, Jr., in the German Democratic Republic 
Remarks at a Luncheon for Recipients of the National Medal of Arts 
Proclamation 5326 -- National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 1985 
Statement on Senate Approval of United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance 
Letter to Senate Majority Leader Dole on the Central American Peace Proposal and United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance

April 24, 1985 
Nominations, Designations & Appointments, April 24, 1985 
Address to the Nation on the Federal Budget and Deficit Reduction 
Statement on House of Representatives Disapproval of United States Assistance for the Nicaraguan Democratic Resistance

April 25, 1985 
Remarks at a Ceremony Honoring Youth Volunteers 
Proclamations, April 25, 1985 
Nominations, Designations & Appointments, April 25, 1985 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by La Vanguardia of Spain 
Interview With Foreign Journalists 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Cambio 16 of Spain

April 26, 1985 
Proclamation 5330 -- Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, May 27, 1985 
Message to the Congress Proposing Additions to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Wilderness Preservation Systems 
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on United States Participation in the United Nations 
Remarks at a White House Ceremony Honoring Participants in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program 
Nominations, April 26, 1985 
Remarks Following Discussions With President Chun Doo Hwan of the Republic of Korea

April 27, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on the Bonn Economic Summit and the Federal Budget

April 29, 1985 
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate on the Designation of Least-Developed Beneficiary Developing Countries 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Israel-United States Free Trade Area Agreement 
Remarks on Signing the Proclamation and Executive Order on Child Safety 
Proclamations, April 29, 1985 
Executive Order 12511 -- President's Child Safety Partnership 
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States 
Interview With Foreign Journalists 
Executive Order 12512 -- Federal Real Property Management 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by El Pais of Spain 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by EFE of Spain 
Written Responses to Questions Submitted by Diario De Noticias of Portugal

April 30, 1985 
Proclamation 5334 -- Helsinki Human Rights Day, 1985 
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on POW's and MIA's in Southeast Asia 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the National Science Foundation 
Statement on the Soviet-United States Nuclear and Space Arms Negotiations 
Nominations & Appointments, April 30, 1985 
Statement on Senate Action on the Budget Resolution 
Remarks on Departure for Europe