Public Papers of Ronald Reagan 
February 1985 

February 1, 1985 
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Soviet Noncompliance With Arms Control Agreements 
Letter Accepting the Resignation of James A. Baker III as Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff 
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Richard G. Darman as Assistant to the President and Deputy to the Chief of Staff

February 2, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on the Fiscal Year 1986 Budget 
Proclamation 5298 -- Red Cross Month, 1985 
Memorandum Urging Support of the American National Red Cross

February 4, 1985 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Fiscal Year 1986 Budget 
Remarks to Congressional Leaders During a White House Briefing on the Fiscal Year 1986 Budget 
Remarks to Business and Trade Representatives During a White House Briefing on the Fiscal Year 1986 Budget 
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Religious Broadcasters

February 5, 1985 
Statement on the 40th Anniversary of the Yalta Conference 
Appointments, February 5, 1985 
Remarks on Signing the Annual Economic Report of the President 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Economic Report of the President

February 6, 1985 
Appointments & Nominations, February 6, 1985 
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals 
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions 
Proclamation 5299 -- International Youth Year, 1985 
Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress on the State of the Union

February 7, 1985 
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Prime Minister Robert Hawke of Australia 
Appointments & Nominations, February 7, 1985 
Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Robert Hawke of Australia 
Interview With the Wall Street Journal

February 8, 1985 
Remarks at a White House Luncheon Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America 
Nominations & Appointments, February 8, 1985

February 9, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on Economic Growth

February 11, 1985 
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for King Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency 
Toasts at the State Dinner for King Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saudd of Saudi Arabia 
Interview With Bernard Weinraub and Gerald Boyd of the New York Times 
Proclamation 5300--National Big Brothers and Big Sisters Week, 1985

February 12, 1985 
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Nuclear Nonproliferation 
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Canada-United States Pacific Salmon Fishery Treaty 
Remarks at a White House Luncheon for the New Pioneers 
Proclamation 5301 -- National DECA Week, 1985 
Executive Order 12505 -- Conversion of Appointments in the Office of Management and Budget

February 13, 1985 
Informal Exchange With Reporters 
Joint Saudi Arabia-United States Communique 
Nominations & Appointments, February 13, 1985 
Interview With Jerry Rankin of the Santa Barbara News-Press

February 14, 1985 
Nominations & Appointments, February 14, 1985 
Message on the Observance of Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week, February 17 - 23, 1985 
Designation of Jon R. Thomas as United States Representative on the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs

February 16, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on Central America 
Proclamation 5302 -- Lithuanian Independence Day, 1985

February 19, 1985 
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the National Technology Awards 
Remarks to Veterans of the Battle of Iwo Jima

February 20, 1985 
Nomination of Four Members of the Advisory Board for Radio Broadcasting to Cuba 
Informal Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom 
Remarks Following Discussions with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom 
Proclamation 5303 -- National Safe Boating Week, 1985 
Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation To Approve the Compact of Free Association With the Marshall Islands and Micronesia 
Toasts of the President and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom at a Dinner at the British Embassy

February 21, 1985 
Statement on the Nation's Economy 
Nominations & Appointments, February 21, 1985 
Proclamations, February 21, 1985 
The President's News Conference

February 22, 1985 
Remarks on the March of Dimes Campaign 
Statement on Proposed Superfund Reauthorization Legislation 
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Superfund Reauthorization Legislation

February 23, 1985 
Radio Address to the Nation on Farm Credit Programs

February 24, 1985 
Toast at a White House Dinner Honoring the Nation's Governors

February 25, 1985 
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the National Governors' Association 
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Members of the President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government 
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Barbados-United States Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion 
Appointment of William P. Longmire, Jr., as a Member of the President's Cancer Panel

February 26, 1985 
Appointment of Five Members of the Arctic Research Commission, and Designation of the Chairperson

February 27, 1985 
Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the National Medal of Science 
Memorandum on Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition

February 28, 1985 
Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Independent Schools 
Appointment of William French Smith as a Member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board 
Statement on the Death of Henry Cabot Lodge 
Designation of Theodore J. Garrish as an Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy