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LIBRARY CLOSURE

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

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Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

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Public Papers of Ronald Reagan
January 1984

January 3, 1984
Statement on the Release by Syria of Navy Lieutenant Robert O. Goodman, Jr. 
Exchange With Reporters on the Release by Syria of Navy Lieutenant Robert O. Goodman, Jr.
Statement on the Situation in Lebanon
Proclamations
Executive Order 12457 -- President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness

January 4, 1984
Remarks to Reporters Following a Meeting With Navy Lieutenant Robert O. Goodman, Jr.
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Paul Thayer as Deputy Secretary of Defense

January 5, 1984
Nominations & Appointments
Radio Address to the Cuban People on the 25th Anniversary of Their Revolution

January 6, 1984
Statement Following a Meeting With the Chief of the United States Delegation to the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe
Remarks and an Informal Exchange With Reporters on Foreign and Domestic Issues
Appointments

January 7, 1984
Informal Exchange With Representatives of Le Figaro, Together With Written Responses to Questions Submitted by the Newspaper
Radio Address to the Nation on School Violence and Discipline

January 9, 1984
Nomination of Jim J. Marquez To Be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation 

January 10, 1984
Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Premier Zhao Ziyang of China
Nominations
Statement on Receiving the Report of the President's Task Force on Food Assistance
Toasts of the President and Premier Zhao Ziyang of China at the State Dinner

January 11, 1984
Remarks to Reporters on Receiving the Report of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America
Appointment of Roy Martin Brewer as Chairman and Member of the Federal Service Impasses Panel 

January 12, 1984
Remarks of the President and Premier Zhao Ziyang of China on Signing Two United States-China Agreements
Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals
Statement by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Speakes on the Nicaraguan Attack on an Unarmed United States Helicopter 
Proclamation 5146 -- National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Week
Announcement of the Conferral of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Carlos P. Romulo, Foreign Minister of the Philippines

January 13, 1984
Nomination of Richard H. Imus for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator on Textile Matters
Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Elected Republican Women Officials
Proclamation 5147 -- National Sanctity of Human Life Day

January 14, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on Recommendations of the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America
Executive Order 12458 -- Delegation to the Secretary of State Concerning Foreign Assistance

January 16, 1984
Address to the Nation and Other Countries on United States-Soviet Relations
Remarks on Receiving the Final Report of the President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government
Memorandum on Federal Paperwork Reduction
Executive Order 12459 -- Amending the Generalized System of Preferences 
Letter Accepting the Resignation of David R. Gergen as Assistant to the President for Communications
Interview With Lou Cannon, David Hoffman, and Juan Williams of the Washington Post on Foreign and Domestic Issues

January 17, 1984
Nominations

January 18, 1984
Nominations & Appointments
Statement on the Assassination of Malcolm Kerr, President of the American University of Beirut
Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad of Malaysia Following Their Meetings

January 19, 1984
Appointment of Nine Members of the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness
Remarks at a White House Reception for the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

January 20, 1984
Remarks to the Reagan Administration Executive Forum
Statement Following the Opening Session of the Conference on Confidence and Security Building Measures and Disarmament in Europe

January 21, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Economic Recovery Program
Appointments

January 22, 1984
Remarks by Telephone With Coach Tom Flores of the Los Angeles Raiders Following Super Bowl XVIII

January 23, 1984
Letter Accepting the Resignation of William French Smith as Attorney General of the United States
Nomination of Edwin Meese III To Be Attorney General of the United States
Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report and a Fact Sheet on Soviet Noncompliance With Arms Control Agreements
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks Following a Performance Reopening the National Theatre

January 24, 1984
Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Reporting on the Cyprus Conflict
Remarks at a Luncheon Sponsored by the Senate Republican Policy Committee 
Nomination of Ann Dore McLaughlin To Be an Under Secretary of the Interior
Executive Order 12460 -- Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1969 (Revised Edition)

January 25, 1984
Letter Accepting the Resignation of Edward C. Schmults as Deputy Attorney General
Nominations & Appointments
Excerpt of Remarks During a Meeting With Network Anchors on United States-Soviet Relations
Proclamation 5148 -- Centennial of the Birth of Harry S Truman
Address Before a Joint Session of the Congress on the State of the Union 

January 26, 1984
Message to the Congress Transmitting the United States-Bulgaria Fishery Agreement
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Proposed United States-Norway Agreement on Nuclear Energy
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Proposed United States-Sweden Agreement on Nuclear Energy
Message to the Congress Transmitting the United States-Canada Agreement on Social Security
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the National Science Board
Nominations & Appointments
Remarks at a Spirit of America Rally in Atlanta, Georgia
Remarks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia

January 27, 1984
Remarks at a White House Meeting With Republican Congressmen
Message to the Senate Transmitting the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region
Message to the Senate Transmitting the United States-South Africa Consular Convention
Interview With Thomas DeFrank and Eleanor Clift of Newsweek on the 1984 Presidential Election

January 28, 1984
Radio Address to the Nation on the Space Program 

January 29, 1984
Address to the Nation Announcing the Reagan-Bush Candidacies for Reelection

January 30, 1984
Informal Exchange With Reporters on the 1984 Presidential Election
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Religious Broadcasters 
Interview With David Hartman of ABC News on the 1984 Presidential Election

January 31, 1984
Appointment of Three Members of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Remarks at the Annual Convention of the Concrete and Aggregates Industries Associations in Chicago, Illinois
Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency`