Timeline of the presidency of Jimmy Carter

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Presidency of Jimmy Carter
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In office
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
Preceded by Ford presidency
Succeeded by Reagan presidency
Other information
Seat White House, Washington, D.C.
Political party Democratic

The presidency of Jimmy Carter began on January 20, 1977 when Jimmy Carter was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 1981.

1977

January

  • January 20Inauguration of Jimmy Carter.
  • January 20 – In less than six hours after Carter's swearing-in, the Senate approves Cyrus Vance for United States Secretary of State, Harold Brown for United States Secretary of Defense, W. Michael Blumenthal for United States Secretary of the Treasury, Bob Bergland for United States Secretary of Agriculture, Juanita Kreps for United States Secretary of Commerce, Patricia Roberts Harris for United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Cecil Andrus for United States Secretary of the Interior, and Brock Adams for United States Secretary of Transportation.[1]
  • January 21 – Carter fulfills a campaign promise by issuing an executive order declaring unconditional amnesty for Vietnam War-era draft evaders.[2][3]
  • January 21 – Carter urges fuel conservation across the United States alongside an order to government buildings for the cutting back on heating of oil, gas and coal, stating his confidence in the ability of Americans to respond effectively to his wishes.[4]
  • January 22 – During a White House reception, Carter says he has not made a choice on whether to nominate James M. Gavin for Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.[5]
  • January 23 – President Carter attends the swearing-in of twelve cabinet members during a White House ceremony.[6]
  • January 23White House Counsel Robert Lipshutz says he has resigned from an unnamed club due to its past affiliation with discrimination toward blacks and some non-Jewish members.[7]
  • January 24 – President Carter orders the Federal Energy Administration rescind regulation amendments exempting motor gasoline within the prices of FEA and allocating controls by the following March 1.[8]
  • January 25 – Director of the Office of Management and Budget Lance says President Carter's economic program may include a 50 dollar rebate for every American.[9]
  • January 25 – Agriculture Secretary Bergland says he will visit the orange groves of Florida the following week to get a look at the 250 million in damages reported from the record freeze of the previous week.[10]
  • January 25 – It is announced Secretary of State Vance will tour the Middle East to listen to leaders in Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon the following month.[11]
  • January 25 – Director of the Office of Management and Budget Bert Lance says President Carter's economic program may include a 50 dollar payment for each American including non-taxpayers and these payments would come in the form of a tax rebate for each personal exemption claimed by taxpayers during the previous year of 1976.[12]
  • January 27 – President Carter delivers an address at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel during the morning.[13]
  • January 28 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4484, designating the week beginning in the following two days as "International Clergy Week in the United States."[14]
  • January 29 – President Carter holds a meeting with his cabinet in the Cabinet Room and addresses the energy shortage to reporters during the afternoon.[15]
  • January 30 – President Carter tours the Westinghouse Plant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to emphasize the American energy crisis. Carter pledges a comprehensive energy policy by April 20.[16][17]
  • January 30 – President Carter delivers an address on his recent proposals to Congress over emergency legislation to assist with natural gas shortages in the South Portico at the White House during the afternoon.[18]
  • January 31 – President Carter sends Congress a message outlining his proposal for an economic recovery package.[19]
  • January 31 – U.N. Ambassador Young makes his first formal appearance at the U.N. headquarters. Young says the US will play a supporting role during the negotiations over solving the racial issues in South Africa and admits the difficulty behind the US attempting to "assume responsibility for the problems of Africa."[20]
  • January 31 – In a vote of 91 to 2, the Senate votes to give Carter the emergency authority so he can respond to the natural gas crisis. The sole senators to vote against the legislation are James Abourezk and John Tower. Senate leaders warned modifications would damage the legislation, leading to withdrawal of proposals.[21]
  • January 31 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11968.[22]

February

  • February 1 – President Carter announces his nomination of John O'Leary for Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration.[23]
  • February 2 – President Carter announces his nomination of Paul C. Warnke for Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and special SALT negotiator.[24]
  • February 2 – President Carter signs the Emergency Natural Gas Act of 1977 into law during an Oval Office signing ceremony. President Carter says the legislation authorizes emergency powers and action on the part of the president to address natural gas emergencies.[25]
  • February 2 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4485, declaring the existence of a natural gas emergency.[26]
  • February 2 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11969, creating an administration in conjunction with the Emergency Natural Gas Act.[27]
  • February 3 – President Carter announces his request of Clark Clifford that the latter "undertake a special mission to Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus as his personal emissary."[28]
  • February 4 – President Carter and Vice President Mondale address participants of the United States Senate Youth Program in the State Dining Room of the White House.[29]
  • February 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard B. Parker for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Lebanon.[30]
  • February 4 – In a message to Congress, President Carter transmits proposed legislation that if enacted will allow the president to submit reorganization plans to the Congress.[31]
  • February 4 – President Carter addresses reporters on his submitting of the proposed reorganization plan legislation to Congress in the Briefing Room.[32]
  • February 4 – President Carter announces four nominations for positions in the Transportation Department.[33]
  • February 4 – President Carter transmits the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board for fiscal year 1976 in a message to Congress.[34]
  • February 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of W. Graham Claytor, Jr. for United States Secretary of the Navy.[35]
  • February 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stansfield Turner for Director of Central Intelligence.[36]
  • February 8 – President Carter holds his first press conference since taking office in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building, answering questions from reporters on foreign arm sales, his office's veto power, Paul Warnke, standards of conduct for public officials, nuclear arms reduction, SALT negotiations, public works expenditures, federal pay raise, the oil energy, relations with Congress, Douglas Robinson, Democratic congressional leadership, and the Soviet Union.[37]
  • February 8 – President Carter announces the designation of Sol M. Linowitz for part-time co-negotiator of the Panama Canal negotiations.[38]
  • February 9 – President Carter announces the nomination of Evan S. Dobelle for rank of Ambassador while serving as Chief of Protocol for the White House.[39]
  • February 9 – President Carter delivers an address in the auditorium at the Department of Labor, answering questions on daycare centers, government flexi-time, the energy rebate proposal, fiscal policy, zero-base budgeting, reorganization of the Labor Department, federal regulations, the naming of a new director of OSHA, and relations between the federal and state governments.[40]
  • February 9 – President Carter delivers an address to members of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute in the Family Theater in the White House.[41]
  • February 10 – In a statement, President Carter notes the formation of the Alliance To Save Energy and his request of Vice President Mondale to serve as Honorary Cochairman of the non-profit.[42]
  • February 10 – President Carter delivers an address on priorities of his administration in the Cash Room of the Treasury Department and answers questions on his department visits, government reorganization, federal regulations, tax reform, and government responsiveness.[43]
  • February 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Daniel J. Meador for Assistant Attorney General.[44]
  • February 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas B. Ross for Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs).[45]
  • February 16 – President Carter announces the nomination of James T. McIntyre, Jr. for Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.[46]
  • February 16 – President Carter announces the nominations of Douglas M. Costle and Barbara Blum for Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.[47]
  • February 16 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership in regards to a reduction of reports required on the part of Americans.[48]
  • February 21 – President Carter announces the nomination of R. James Woolsey for Under Secretary of the Navy.[49]
  • February 21 – President Carter sends a message to Congress pertaining to water resource projects. He notes his support for "a prudent and responsible use of the taxpayers' money and to protection of the environment" during his presidential campaign and his instructing of "Secretary of the Interior Andrus and Secretary of the Army Alexander, working together with the Office of Management and Budget and the Council on Environmental Quality, to carry out a complete evaluation of these 19 projects and of all other water resource projects and to develop comprehensive policy reforms in this critical area."[50]
  • February 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gerald P. Dinneen for Assistant Secretary of Defense.[51]
  • February 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of David E. McGiffert for Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs).[52]
  • February 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jerry J. Jasinowski for Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Policy).[53]
  • February 25 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4489, designating March 1977 as "Red Cross Month".[54]
  • February 25 – In a memorandum to department and agency heads, President Carter notes the proclamation designating the following month as Red Cross Month and the role of the federal government in commemorating the time period.[55]
  • February 25 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11974, imposing an amendment the generalized system of preferences.[56]
  • February 25 – President Carter issues a memorandum to agency and department heads on state and local officials having a role in Carter administration policies and programs.[57]
  • February 28 – President Carter sends a message to Congress transmitting the United States-Canada Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement.[58]

March

  • March 1 – President Carter delivers an address outlining legislation to create a department concerning energy in the Briefing Room.[59]
  • March 1 – President Carter issues a message to Congress on the proposed legislation to create an energy department.[60]
  • March 1 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on the administration's policies, military unionization, military pay and retirement systems, New York City, civil service and job discrimination, federal employees, selective service pardons, and armed forces reserves at the Inner Court at the Pentagon.[61]
  • March 1 – President Carter attends the National Governors' Conference in the State Dining Room.[62]
  • March 1 – President Carter issues a memorandum to agency and department heads on limited hiring in the federal government.[63]
  • March 2 – President Carter attends the swearing in ceremony of the Administrator of Veterans Affairs, the Director of ACTION, and the Chief of Protocol in the Oval Office.[64]
  • March 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Guy R. Martin for Assistant Secretary of Interior (Land and Water Resources).[65]
  • March 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert L. Herbst for Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Fish, Wildlife and Parks).[66]
  • March 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jay Janis for Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.[67]
  • March 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Bette B. Anderson for Under Secretary of the Treasury.[68]
  • March 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gene Godley for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Legislative Affairs).[69]
  • March 3 – President Carter announces George H. Aldrich being accorded the personal rank of Ambassador amid his leadership of the United States delegation that will be representing the country at the Fourth Session of the Diplomatic Conference on the Reaffirmation and Development of International Humanitarian Law Applicable in Armed Conflicts.[70]
Jimmy Carter with Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin, 7 March 1977
  • March 7 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Israel Yitzak Rabin, assuring him that his view of an overall Middle East settlement contains borders for Israel. Rabin tells reporters he is satisfied with Carter's remarks, though Secretary of State Vance insists the remarks do not indicate a change in American policy.[71]
  • March 9 – President Carter says he is easing restrictions on traveling to Vietnam, Cuba, Cambodia, and North Korea during a televised press conference.[72]
  • March 10 – In an act that is noted as the opposite of President Carter's agenda, the Senate votes 65 to 24 to spend all appropriated funds for water development projects.[73]
  • March 10 – President Carter attends the Ad Hoc Coalition for Women in the Family Theater.[74]
  • March 10 – President Carter transmits a report to Congress concerning the American Mushroom Industry.[75]
  • March 11 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11976, an amendment to Executive Order 11861 that would modify the executive schedule.[76]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Francis X. Burkhardt for Assistant Secretary of Labor (Labor-Management Relations).[77]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Eula Bingham for Assistant Secretary of Labor (Occupational Safety and Health).[78]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Arnold H. Packer for Assistant Secretary of Labor (Policy, Evaluation and Research).[79]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Alexis M. Herman for Director of the Women's Bureau in the Department of Labor.[80]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lawrence B. Simons for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Housing).[81]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert C. Embry, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Community Development and Planning).[82]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nominations of Harry R. Van Cleve and William F. McQuillen for membership on the Renegotiation Board.[83]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Howard W. Hjort for membership on the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.[84]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of William J. Perry for Director of Defense Research and Engineering in the Department of Defense.[85]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank Peter S. Libassi for General Counsel of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[86]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard D. Warden for Assistant Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (Legislation).[87]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert S. Strauss for Special Representative for Trade Negotiations.[88]
  • March 11 – President Carter attends the swearing in ceremony of the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, the Deputy Director of ACTION, and the Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in the Rose Garden.[89]
  • March 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Daniel H. Brill for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Economic Policy).[90]
  • March 24 – President Carter announces the nomination of Dale E. Hathaway for Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (International Affairs and Commodity Programs) and for membership on the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.[91]
  • March 24 – President Carter holds his fourth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building, answering questions from reporters on the program to reduce inflation, the Soviet Union, American negotiations, Vietnam, water resource projects, third world debt, relations between the US and the Soviet Union, and organized crime.[92]
  • March 24 – President Carter issues a letter in accordance with the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975 updating members of Congress on Cambodia and South Vietnam refugees.[93]
  • March 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert H. Meyer of Brawley for Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Marketing Services) and for membership on the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.[94]
  • March 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of James F. Leonard, Jr. for the Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations.[95]
  • March 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Chester C. McGuire, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity).[96]
  • March 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Geno C. Baroni for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Neighborhood and Consumer Affairs).[97]
  • March 30 – President Carter sends the Senate a message transmitting the United States-Canada Transit Pipeline Agreement.[98]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Alex P. Mercure for Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Rural Development) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.[99]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joan M. Davenport for Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Energy and Minerals).[100]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of John L. Moore, Jr. for President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.[101]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Langhorne M. Bond for Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.[102]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Quentin S. Taylor for Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration.[103]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Harold M. Williams for membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission.[104]
  • March 30 – President Carter addresses reporters in the Briefing Room. He begins the session with developments in regards to ongoing negotiations over the SALT treaty with the Soviet Union and then answers questions.[105]
  • March 30 – President Carter attends a reception for members of the National Women's Political Caucus at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.[106]
  • March 31 – President Carter delivers remarks in the Rose Garden for the 1977 Cherry Blossom Festival.[107]
  • March 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph Laitin for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Public Affairs).[108]
  • March 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of David J. Bardin for Deputy Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration.[109]
  • March 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of William M. Cox for Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.[110]
  • March 31 – President Carter issues a message to the Senate on the Sockeye Salmon Fisheries Convention.[111]

April

  • April 1 – President Carter announces the appointments of Michael Blumenthal, Juanita Kreps, and Bert Lance to membership on the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.[112]
  • April 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Deanne C. Siemer for General Counsel of the Department of Defense.[113]
  • April 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Russell Murray II for Assistant Secretary of Defense.[114]
  • April 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Edward Hidalgo for Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Logistics).[115]
  • April 1 – In a statement, President Carter addresses administration decisions responding to the non-rubber footwear industry and his intent to "recommend to Congress within 90 days any legislation which may be needed to provide" a number of differences in the current system such as the development of new production methods, ways of finding new marketing opportunities, aid to workers and communities afflicted, assistance with promotion and marketing, and financial aid for the entirety of the initiatives.[116]
  • April 1 – In a message to Congress, President Carter transmits a report on the American non-rubber footwear industry stating actions that will be taken by the administration.[117]
  • April 1 – President Carter issues a memorandum on the administration's actions toward the American non-rubber footwear industry.[118]
  • April 1 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency heads on the administration's actions toward the American non-rubber footwear industry.[119]
  • April 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jordan J. Baruch for Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Science and Technology).[120]
  • April 5 – President Carter announces the designation of A. Daniel O'Neal as Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission.[121]
  • April 6 – President Carter signs the Reorganization Act of 1977 into law during a morning ceremony in the Oval Office. President Carter says the legislation gives him the authority to work with Congress in reorganizing the federal government.[122]
  • April 6 – President Carter submits a message to Congress on consumer protection legislation, stating his desire to create a consumer advocacy agency and the principles he is in favor of seeing it convey.[123]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of William J. White for membership on the Board of Directors of the New Community Development Corporation.[124]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ruth T. Prokop for General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.[125]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of nine individuals for Ambassadors with the distinction of having been chosen based on the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Board on Ambassadorial Appointments.[126]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Philip H. Alston, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Australia.[127]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Kingman Brewster, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.[128]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Anne Cox Chambers for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Belgium.[129]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert F. Goheen for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to India.[130]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Wilbert J. Le Melle for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Kenya and to the Republic of Seychelles.[131]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Samuel W. Lewis for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Israel.[132]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Mike Mansfield for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Japan.[133]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of William H. Sullivan for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Iran.[134]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of George S. Vest for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Pakistan.[135]
  • April 7 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on the economic stimulus package, nuclear power policy, fuel reprocessing centers, and foreign nuclear weapon capability while in the Briefing Room.[136]
  • April 7 – In a statement, President Carter announces several new moves being taken by the administration to deal with nuclear power in the wake of a review.[137]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Patrick J. Lucey for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Mexico.[138]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joel W. (Jay) Solomon for Administrator of the General Services Administration.[139]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of W. Tapley Bennett, Jr. for United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North American Treaty Organization with both the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.[140]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Leonel Castillo for Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service in the Department of Justice.[141]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Leslie J. Goldman for Assistant Administrator of the Federal Energy Administration.[142]
  • April 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of John H. Dalton for President of the Government National Mortgage Association.[143]
  • April 13 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4500, designating the upcoming May 20 as "National Defense Transportation Day" and the week beginning with May 15 as "National Transportation Week".[144]
  • April 14 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4501, designating the week beginning with the upcoming May 22 as "Small Business Week".[145]
  • April 15 – President Carter holds a news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[146]
  • April 25 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4504 designating Memorial Day as "a day of prayer for permanent peace".[147] President Carter calls on Congress to review both healthcare proposals in a message.[148] President Carter delivers an address on the two healthcare proposals he sent to Congress in the Briefing Room at the White House during the afternoon.[149]
  • April 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ulric S. Haynes, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria.[150]
  • April 27 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership regarding his request of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget issuing guidelines regarding the use of zero-based budgeting in the Executive Branch.[151]
  • April 27 – President Carter sends a message to Congress on nuclear non-proliferation and his "submitting to the Congress a bill which would establish for the United States a strong and effective non-proliferation policy."[152]
  • April 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles W. Bray III for Deputy Director of the United States Information Agency.[153]
  • April 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Spurgeon M. Keeny, Jr. for Deputy Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[154]
  • April 27 – President Carter transmits the third report on the United States Sinai Support Mission in a message to Congress.[155]
  • April 28 – First Lady Carter undergoes surgery to remove a nonmalignant breast tumor.[156]
  • April 29 – In a vote of 73 to 7, a tax cut bill is passed by the Senate.[157]
  • April 29 – President Carter issues a statement on the national energy plan, saying the crisis has been decades in the making and will take the same amount of time to solve in its entirety before speaking favorably of the plan.[158]
  • April 29 – President Carter issues a statement on the incoming observance of Better Hearing and Speech Month.[159]
  • April 29 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11982, an amendment to Executive Order 11971 extending the reporting time for the Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[160]
  • April 30 – President Carter attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[161]

May

  • May 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of L. Douglas Heck for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Kingdom of Nepal.[162]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Rozanne L. Ridgway for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Finland.[163]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the formation of the Presidential Task Force on the District of Columbia, "designed as an intergovernmental working group on District problems, will consist of representatives of Congress, the District government, and the executive branch."[164]
  • May 3 – In a message to Congress, President Carter submits the Ethics in Government Act of 1977 which he insists "will establish far-reaching safeguards against conflicts of interest and abuse of the public trust by government officials."[165]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jule M. Sugarman for Civil Service Commissioner, indicating that Sugarman would serve as Vice Chairman of the Commission.[166]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ersa H. Poston for Civil Service Commissioner.[167]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Alan W. Wolff for Deputy Special Representative for Trade Negotiations.[168]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lester E. Edmond for United States Director of the Asian Development Bank.[169]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nominations of Ralph A. Dungan and E. Jay Finkel for United States Executive Director and Alternate U.S. Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank.[170]
  • May 4 – President Carter signs Executive Order 11983, an amendment to Executive Order 11861 deleting and revising sections.[171]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces steps by the administration to maintain a viable domestic sugar industry.[172]
  • May 4 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations concerning the American sugar industry. President Carter notes his directing of "the Secretary of Agriculture to institute an Income support program for sugar producers, effective with the 1977 crop, offering supplemental payments of up to 2 cents per pound, whenever the market price falls beneath 13.5 cents a pound."[173]
  • May 4 – In a letter to Agriculture Secretary Bergland, President Carter notes his decision earlier that day that import relief was not in the national economic interest of the U.S. and requests Bergland "institute, pursuant to Section 301 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1949, a program for sugar producers, effective with the 1977 crop, offering supplemental payments of up to two cents a pound, whenever the market price falls beneath 13.5 cents per pound, for the interim period, until an International Sugar Agreement is successfully negotiated and implemented."[174]
  • May 4 – President Carter addresses the administration's position on the sugar industry in letters to Speaker O'Neill and Vice President Mondale.[175]
  • May 4 – President Carter signs Executive Order 11984, abolishing the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.[176]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the appointments of Thomas L. Farmer, William Scranton, and Al Gore, Sr. as members of the important Intelligence Oversight Board.[177]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of John M. Harmon for Assistant Attorney General.[178]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of James W. Moorman for Assistant Attorney General.[179]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stuart Evan Seigel for Assistant General Counsel in the Treasury Department with the role of acting Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.[180]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of John H. Sullivan for Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Bureau of Asia).[181]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Sander Martin Levin for Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development.[182]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of George S. Vest for Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs.[183]
  • May 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert H. Mendelsohn for Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Management, Program Development and Budget).[184]
  • May 7 – Carter administration sources report their intent to bolster the Social Security system will urge higher taxes on Social Security recipients and a new use of general tax funds.[185]
  • May 7 – The U.S. government notifies South Africa of U.N. Ambassador Young's intention to visit the country.[186]
Jimmy Carter waving from Air Force One, 17 May 1977
  • May 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard K. Fox, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.[187]
  • May 17 – President Carter transmits Congress the governing international fishery agreement between the United States and Cuba in a message.[188]
  • May 17 – President Carter delivers an address at the United Auto Workers Convention to Yorty Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center.[189]
  • May 17 – President Carter delivers an address at Fresno Airport on issues relating to California.[190]
  • May 18 – President Carter makes a joint appearance in the Rose Garden with Attorney General Bell and various representatives and senators the concerning foreign surveillance legislation.[191]
  • May 24 – President Carter signs Executive Order 11993, amending the third section of Executive Order 11972.[192]
  • May 24 – President Carter issues a memorandum to executive department and agency leadership on the subject of the Advisory Committee Review.[193]
  • May 25 – President Carter attends the Democratic Congressional Dinner in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[194]
  • May 26 – President Carter holds his eighth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter delivers an address on the administration's relations with Congress and answers questions on the SALT treaty negotiations, the termination of employment of General Singlaub, pending legislation, the Middle East, military installations, financial benefits of the presidency, foreign policy, welfare reform, and Menachem Begin.[195]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas B.C. Leddy for Alternate U.S. Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund.[196]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of John G. Heimann for Comptroller of the Currency.[197]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Marvin L. Warner for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Switzerland.[198]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert W. Scott for Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission.[199]
  • May 26 – President Carter signs Protocol l of the Treaty of Tlatelolco during an afternoon appearance in the Rose Garden.[200]
  • May 26 – President Carter signs H.R. 5562, establishing the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.[201]
  • May 26 – President Carter signs H.J. Res. 424 into law, allowing "the Administrator of General Services to accept on behalf of the people of the United States a generous gift of land, buildings, and equipment from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library to be located in Boston." President Carter notes the signing is taking place on the sixtieth anniversary of John F. Kennedy's birth.[202]
  • May 27 – President Carter issues a statement on the International Labour Organization where he says the questions of its relations with the United States is "a matter of high priority and will remain under continuing review by a Cabinet-level committee where, we hope, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce will continue to play active roles."[203]
  • May 27 – President Carter delivers remarks and answers questions on the dock at Port Canaveral.[204]
  • May 30 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on Cuba and his "optimism and Brezhnev's pessimism on SALT" during an appearance at the Brunswick Golden Isles Glynco Jetport.[205]
  • May 31 – President Carter answers questions on First Lady Carter's trip to Jamaica, problems of the Plains Baptist Church, and Cuba while at the depot.[206]

June

  • June 6 – President Carter addresses members of the Capitol Page School in the State Dining Room, answering questions on life in Washington and his relationships with both family members and those in Congress.[207]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph C. Wheeler for Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Near East).[208]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Roland R. Mora for Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment.[209]
  • June 6 – President Carter submits the United States-United Kingdom Taxation Convention Message to the Senate.[210]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the designation of Nelson Cruikshank for Chairman of the Federal Council on the Aging.[211]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Edward R. Fried for United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.[212]
  • June 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Azie T. Morton for Treasurer of the United States.[213]
  • June 11 – Majority Leader Robert C. Byrd says President Carter is demonstrating a lack of knowledge about how Congress work in his charges that special interest caused the House to vote to scuttle parts of the administration's energy plan.[214]
Rosalynn Carter, Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale at a ceremony welcoming Mrs. Carter back from her Latin American trip, 12 June 1977
  • June 12 – First Lady Carter addresses her trip to Latin America at Andrews Air Force Base. President Carter confirms the administration has "received a comprehensive report on Rosalynn's visit with the foreign ministers and with the heads of state" daily.[215]
  • June 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard S. Page for Administrator of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration.[216]
  • June 13 – President Carter delivers a speech over the telephone to the Tucson, Arizona United States Conference of Mayors while in the Oval Office during the afternoon.[217]
  • June 13 – President Carter holds the ninth news conference of his presidency in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the afternoon.[218]
President Carter with Andy Warhol at a reception for inaugural portfolio artists, 14 June 1977
  • June 14 – President Carter issues Executive Order 11996 in what he calls "a mark of respect to the memory of the Honorable Tom C. Clark".[219] The U.S. and the Republic of China jointly sign an Orderly Marketing Agreement on shoe imports.[220]
  • June 21 – President Carter signs H.R. 6197 into law. President Carter says that while he favors the part of the legislation which extends the Disaster Relief Act, "the provisions which expand the Army Corps of Engineers' authority to provide emergency water supplies are subject to abuse and, to be effective, must be closely coordinated with the several drought programs already in operation."[221]
  • June 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Blandina Cardenas for Chief of the Children's Bureau in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[222]
  • June 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Philip M. Kaiser for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Hungary.[223]
  • June 22 – President Carter addresses members of the Advertising Council, Inc. in the East Room. President Carter answers questions on the energy surplus, coal production, administration priories, and his views on the presidency.[224]
  • June 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of William E. Schaufele, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Greece.[225]
  • June 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Walter B. LaBerge for Under Secretary of the Army.[226]
  • June 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Sar A. Levitan for membership on the National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics.[227]
  • June 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of William Drayton, Jr. for Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Planning and Management).[228]
  • June 27 – President Carter announces the appointment of Koryne Horbal for the Representative of the United States on the Commission on the Status of Women of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.[229]
  • June 27 – President Carter signs Executive Order 11998, establishing the President's Commission on Military Compensation.[230]
  • June 29 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of a federal law enforcement review.[231]
  • June 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles F. C. Ruff for Deputy Inspector General in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[232]
  • June 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard A. Frank for Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.[233]
  • June 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of W. Howard Wriggins for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Sri Lanka and to the Republic of Maldives.[234]
  • June 30 – President Carter holds his tenth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter begins the conference with an address on the Rockwell B-1 Lancer and answers questions from reporters on it as well as relations between the Soviet Union and the United States, the cruise missile capability of the US, the human rights policy of his administration, the Middle East, support from the Democratic Party, SALT negotiations, Panama Canal negotiations, OPEC oil prices, relations between the United States and China, his tax return, the American postal service, staff morals, and his presidential papers.[235]
  • June 30 – President Carter orders the halting of the B1 bomber program. He states that a strategic force that was both "effective and flexible" could be maintained without the B1.[236]
  • June 30 – The Carter administration proposes legislation allowing the Environmental Protection Agency to withhold some funding from sewage plants should cities fail to reduce their water usage by fifteen percent.[237]

July

Jimmy Carter at his desk in his private study, 1 July 1977
  • July 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Louis A. Lerner for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Norway.[238]
  • July 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lawrence A. Pezzullo for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Uruguay.[239]
  • July 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Elizabeth E. Bailey for membership on the Civil Aeronautics Board.[240]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of David B. Bolen for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the German Democratic Republic.[241]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of John R. Burke for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.[242]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Mauricio Solaun for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Nicaragua.[243]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Raymond L. Garthoff for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Bulgaria.[244]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Barry P. Bosworth for Director of the Council on Wage and Price Stability.[245]
  • July 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of John D. Negroponte for the rank of Ambassador during Negroponte's representation of the United States at international conferences and meetings on fish and wildlife matters.[246]
  • July 9 – President Carter attends a conference with a majority of US governors "on the subject of energy, the interrelationship between the Federal and State governments, and the major responsibilities that fall on the shoulders of Governors." President Carter and Florida Governor Reubin Askew hold a joint appearance in the Briefing Room discussing the contents of the meeting shortly afterward.[247]
  • July 11 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4512, designating the period of July 16 to July 24, 1977 as "United States Space Observance."[248]
  • July 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ray V. Fitzgerald for membership on the Board of Directors of the Commodity Credit Corporation.[249]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jean M. Wilkowski for the rank of Ambassador during her tenure as coordinator of United States preparations for the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development.[250]
  • July 12 – President Carter holds his eleventh news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter answers questions from reporters on arms and weapons, the minimum wage, atomic weapons, foreign eavesdropping on telephone conversations, stock market investments, relations between the United States and Soviet Union, the Middle East, abortion, relations with Congress, and the FBI Director nominees.[251]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Earl Oliver for membership on the Railroad Retirement Board.[252]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Forrest J. Gerard for Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs.[253]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the designation of Joseph M. Henritie as Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.[254]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Peter A. Bradford for membership on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.[255]
  • July 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard J. Daschbach for Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission.[256]
  • July 26 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on affirmative action in the executive branch.[257]
  • July 27 – President Carter announces the designation of Lloyd N. Cutler as his special representative for maritime boundary and resource negotiations with Canada. Cutler is also given the personal rank of Ambassador.[258]
  • July 28 – President Carter holds his twelfth press conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. Carter begins the conference by addressing nuclear test ban negotiations and financing for election campaigns before answering questions from reporters on Israel settlements, foreign arm sales, oil imports, the Middle East, Prime Minister Begin, his views on his presidency so far, welfare programs, discrimination, social programs, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[259]
  • July 28 – President Carter signs the International Navigational Rules Act of 1977 into law. The legislation implements the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea for United States vessels. Carter notes his "serious constitutional reservations" with section 3(b), raising concern that it may be in violation of Article I, Section 7 of the U.S. Constitution.[260]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert C. Marshall for both membership and President of the Mississippi River Commission.[261]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Eloise A. Woods for Chairman of the National Credit Union Board.[262]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Marshall D. Shulman for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure as Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Soviet Affairs.[263]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lawrence Connell, Jr. for Administrator of the National Credit Union Administration.[264]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of William P. Dixon for U.S. Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.[265]
  • July 28 – The White House announces that President Carter will withdraw the sale notification of the AWACS to Iran and resubmit it when Congress reconvenes in September.[266]
  • July 28 – President Carter sends a letter to members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation urging a haste in passing a bill that would reduce regulation of the airline industry.[267]
  • July 29 – President Carter announces the appointment of Arthur C. Upton for Director of the National Cancer Institute, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[268]
  • July 29 – The Carter administration announces a survey directed toward congressional members to see which issues afflict the daily lives of their constituents, its results slated to "be used in pinpointing targets for President Carter's Government reorganization program."[269]
  • July 29 – President Carter announces the nominations of Charles B. Curtis and Georgiana Sheldon for membership on the Federal Power Commission.[270]
  • July 29 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12006, giving G. Joseph Minetti exemption from the mandatory requirement age as a result of what Carter terms "public interest".[271]
  • July 29 – President Carter delivers an address on current programs being undertaken by the administration including welfare reform and answers questions on Cuba, dereglation of natural gas and oil, oil location and production, energy conservation, government reorganization, inner cities, Israel settlements in occupied lands, power failure in New York, his openness with the American public, and the Russell Dam during an afternoon appearance in the Cabinet Room.[272]

August

  • August 1 – In a statement, President Carter says H.R. 2502 will extend 17 Federal oil and gas leases in Wyoming for four years and its purpose "is to permit the lessees the additional time needed to drill an ultradeep well. Technological problems have prevented the lessees from drilling that well to date."[273]
  • August 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Roberta S. Karmel for membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission.[274]
  • August 1 – President Carter announces that "a proposal for establishing the Agency for Consumer Protection entirely from existing resources was sent to Congress by Bert Lance".[275]
  • August 1 – President Carter issues a statement on the National Energy Plan, thanking various members of Congress for their involvement in advancing the plan and urging the House of Representatives "to retain the natural gas pricing program which I proposed and which has been adopted by the Commerce Committee and by the Ad Hoc Committee."[276]
  • August 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Edward Marks for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau and to the Republic of Cape Verde.[277]
  • August 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph D. Duffey for Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.[278]
  • August 2 – President Carter delivers an address on his "sending Congress a message which expresses my strong concern about the crime and sickness and death caused by the abuse of drugs, including barbiturates and alcohol" in the Briefing Room. President Carter states the intent of the administration to deal with the influx of heroin on an international level.[279]
  • August 2 – In a message to Congress, President Carter details the effects of drugs internationally and his aim to discourage their use domestically, this being followed by an outline of his actions responding to the issue.[280]
  • August 2 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership stating his act of having directed the administration's "Reorganization Project staff at the Office of Management and Budget to review the organization of all Federal responsibilities for managing natural resources and protecting the environment."[281]
  • August 2 – President Carter announces the appointment of William M. Schreiber for Commissioner of the United States on the International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada.[282]
  • August 2 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Assistant Secretaries of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, the Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency, the Chairman, Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration responding favorably to their July 27 letter describing steps the "four agencies are taking to develop a common, coordinated approach in regulating toxic and hazardous substances."[283]
  • August 3 – President Carter signs the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 into law during a morning ceremony in the Rose Garden. President Carter states his discontent with parts of the legislation but expresses satisfaction with the leadership of Senator Henry Jackson and Congressman Mo Udall.[284]
  • August 3 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Makarios III, referring to him as a great statesman who the US mourns the loss of.[285]
  • August 4 – President Carter signs the Department of Energy Organization Act and an amendment to the Small Business Administration Act in the signing ceremony of the Rose Garden.[286]
  • August 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of James R. Schlesinger for United States Secretary of Energy.[287]
  • August 4 – President Carter and President of Tanzania Julius Nyerere deliver remarks in the South Lawn. President Carter reflects on Nyerere's visit to the United States during the Presidency of John F. Kennedy.[288]
  • August 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank Jones for Assistant Director for Legal Affairs and General Counsel of the Community Services Administration.[289]
  • August 6 – Secretary of State Vance says the US will have to amplify its abilities to be a mediating force in the event a peace conference on the Middle East is held during the remaining months of the year.[290]
  • August 6 – President Carter asks Congress to remove the welfare system and in its place implement a plan of 34 billion that requires able-bodied recipients to get jobs while providing money for those unable to work.[291]
  • August 8 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on developments in the Middle East and the prospects of a Geneva conference in October at the Carter Warehouse in Plains, Georgia.[292]
  • August 8 – President Carter signs the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 into law. President Carter says the legislation amends the Clean Air Act to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to form monetary penalties equal to the cost of cleanup.[293]
  • August 8 – President Carter signs H.R. 7553, a bill intended to reverse the authorization of deleted projects, continue close scrutiny of all projects, and institute lasting reforms in water policy.[294]
  • August 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert C. Marshall for Federal Representative and non-voting Chairman of the Red River Compact Commission.[295]
  • August 11 – President Carter issues a memorandum to agency and department leadership on government reorganization, stating his commitment to accomplishing the endeavor "with a minimum of hardship to employees" and his actions pertaining to the goal.[296]
  • August 12 – President Carter delivers an address on Panama Canal negotiations in the Briefing Room. President Carter says the negotiations sought by his three immediate predecessors will be completed during his tenure and the treaty will bestow the US "operating control and the right to protect and defend the Panama Canal with our own military forces until the end of this century."[297]
  • August 12 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency heads praising the services of the Combined Federal Campaign.[298]
Jimmy Carter seated in the Oval Office, 15 August 1977
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the designation of Daniel E. Leach as Vice Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.[299]
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the nomination of Maurice D. Bean for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma.[300]
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the nomination of Mari-Luci Jaramillo for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Honduras.[301]
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the nomination of William B. Schwartz, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.[302]
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the nomination of George C. Pimentel for Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation.[303]
  • August 15 – President Carter sends Congress the twenty-sixth annual report on the National Science Foundation in a message.[304]
  • August 15 – President Carter issues a statement on the observance of High Holy Days.[305]
  • August 15 – President Carter announces the addition of six individuals to the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.[306]
  • August 16 – President Carter announces the appointment of Arthur I. Blaustein to membership in addition to being Chairman of the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity.[307]
  • August 16 – In a message to Congress, President Carter reports on the budget deferral of the Energy Research and Development Administration's Intense Neutron Source Facility.[308]
  • August 17 – President Carter releases a statement on the death of Elvis Presley who he recalls "burst upon the scene with an impact that was unprecedented and will probably never be equaled."[309]
  • August 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank M. Johnson, Jr. for Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[310]
  • August 18 – President Carter signs H.R. 6370 into law, an authorization of "FY 1978 appropriations of $11,522,000 for the International Trade Commission" and bestows the president the power to appoint a chairman to the six member commission beginning in June 1978.[311]
  • August 18 – President Carter signs H.R. 6179 into law, adding "a new section 37 to the Arms Control and Disarmament Act, declaring the sense of the Congress that adequate verification of compliance should be an indispensable part of any international arms control agreement."[312]
  • August 23 – President Carter holds his fourteenth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building, answering questions from reporters on the Panama Canal, Israel, and Bert Lance.[313]
  • August 25 – President Carter signs an executive order establishing the Presidential Management Intern Program during a morning signing ceremony in the Rose Garden. President Carter states the program will enlist 250 individuals of both genders for two years with the government and the likelihood of the program expanding in the future.[314]
  • August 25 – President Carter announces the nominations of individuals for Representative and Alternate Representatives of the United States to the 21st session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA.[315]
  • August 27 – President Carter sends a letter to President of the Atlantic Treaty Association Karl Mommer requesting a conference to reassess the state of their alliance.[316]
  • August 29 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4516 designating the week beginning on September 1, 1977 as "National Hispanic Heritage Week".[317]
  • August 30 – President Carter delivers an address on the progress of the Panama Canal Treaty during a briefing with officials in the State Dining Room.[318]
  • August 31 – President Carter issues a statement calling on Americans to comply with the 55 mile per hour speed limit, reporting on the drop in highway fatalities that have occurred since the lowered speed limit was imposed three years prior.[319]
  • August 31 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4518, a designation of "the week of September 18 through 24, 1977, as National Lupus Week and calling for its appropriate observance."[320]
  • August 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles N. Van Doren for Assistant Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA).[321]
  • August 31 – President Carter announces the members of the Committee on Selection of Federal Judicial Officers.[322]
  • August 31 – President Carter announces the designation of Timothy F. Cleary for Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.[323]
  • August 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of John B. Slaughter for Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation.[324]

September

  • September 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas Garrett for Deputy U.S. Commissioner on the International Whaling Commission.[325]
  • September 2 – Government sources report the Carter administration is weighing having the Concorde supersonic airliner land in ten additional cities in spite of the controversy surrounding the aircraft's noise.[326]
  • September 3 – An administration source says President Carter is expected to announce major reforms on paperwork with the intent of easing the exasperation of state and local applicants as well as saving hundreds of millions of dollars.[327]
  • September 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank J. Devine for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to El Salvador.[328]
Jimmy Carter escorts Ladybird Johnson to the Panama Canal Treaty Dinner, 7 September 1977
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Esteban E. Torres for an Ambassador rank amid his assignment as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Paris.[329]
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Carolyn R. Payton for Associate Director of ACTION.[330]
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the appointments of Douglas Fraser and Lloyd McBride for membership on the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations.[331]
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Bertram R. Cottine for membership on the Occupational Health and Safety Review Commission.[332]
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Arthur J. Goldberg for the position of Ambassador at Large and U.S. Representative to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) and Chairman of the U.S. delegation to the CSCE.[333]
  • September 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of William E. Read for membership on the Mississippi River Commission.[334]
  • September 7 – The Torrijos–Carter Treaties are signed in the Hall of the Americas at the headquarters of the Organization of American States.[335]
  • September 7 – President Carter attends the Panama Canal Treaty Dinner in the State Dining Room.[336]
  • September 8 – President Carter and Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau issue a joint statement on the United States-Canada Agreement on a Natural Gas Pipeline.[337]
  • September 8 – President Carter and Prime Minister Trudeau make a joint appearance before reporters in the Briefing Room to announce the Natural Gas Pipeline.[338]
  • September 8 – President Carter addresses his meeting with President of Bolivia Hugo Suarez while speaking to reporters on the South Grounds.[339]
  • September 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Donald M. O'Shei for membership on the California Debris Commission.[340]
  • September 10 – President Carter attends a rally at the corner of Butler and Hudson Streets in the Chambersburg area in Trenton, New Jersey.[341]
  • September 12 – In a statement, President Carter addresses minority business enterprise, stating his intent "to rely on the Interagency Council, chaired by Sidney Harman, the Under Secretary of Commerce, to promote, coordinate, and monitor Federal programs relating to minority business enterprise."[342]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles D. Ferris for membership on the Federal Communications Commission.[343]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the according of David H. Popper for the personal rank of Ambassador during his tenure as deputy to Ambassador at Large Ellsworth Bunker for Panama Canal Treaty Affairs.[344]
  • September 13 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12009, designating October 1 as the start date for the Department of Energy.[345]
  • September 13 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4519, requesting Americans to observe October 24, 1977 as "Veterans Day".[346]
  • September 13 – President Carter announces the appointment of Elizabeth Miller for membership on the President's Cancer Panel.[347]
  • September 14 – President Carter announces the appointments of James E. Baker as Deputy Representative of the United States on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, and Ruth S. Morgenthau as Representative of the United States on the Commission for Social Development of that Council.[348]
  • September 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of George W. Landau for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Chile.[349]
  • September 14 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of the Presidential Domestic Policy Review System.[350]
  • September 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert R. Humphreys for Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration.[351]
  • September 23 – President Carter announces the nominations of Lynn R. Coleman for General Counsel of the Department of Energy,[352] and Diego C. Asencio for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Colombia.[353]
  • September 23 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4524 designating October 9, 1977, as "Leif Erikson Day".[354]
  • September 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Barry M. Blechman for Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[355]
  • September 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of John J. Boyle for Public Printer.[356]
  • September 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Don S. Smith for Commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.[357]
  • September 28 – President Carter issues a statement on the forthcoming Country Music Month. He reflects on his childhood of listening to the musical genre.[358]
  • September 28 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12010, an adjustment to the wages of employees in the government and military.[359]
  • September 29 – President Carter signs the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 during a morning signing ceremony in the Rose Garden. President Carter calls the act "one of the most progressive and far-reaching pieces of legislation that has come before me."[360]
  • September 29 – President Carter sends a message to Congress "on the comparability adjustment I am ordering for the Federal statutory pay systems in October 1977." This is accompanied by a copy of the executive order he issued to implement the increase in pay rates.[361]
  • September 30 – In a 50 to 44 vote, the Senate rejects setting aside a plan for federal controls on gas prices to be lifted. This marks the second time that the Carter administration-backed gas proposal was defeated in the Senate.[362]
  • September 30 – The United States and Soviet Union reach a consensus to making an effort toward forming a Middle East peace conference before the year is over.[363]
  • September 30 – Through a meeting with Edvard Kardelj, President Carter receives a message from North Korea offering a meeting between American and North Korean officials.[364]

October

  • October 3 – President Carter signs H.R. 6111 into law, a three year extension of the Runaway Youth Act during a morning Rose Garden ceremony.[365]
  • October 3 – President Carter signs H.R. 1862 into law, providing "a 6.6 percent increase in compensation payments for over 2 million disabled veterans and their survivors."[366]
  • October 3 – President Carter announces the nominations of Sharon Percy Rockefeller and Gillian M. Sorensen for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.[367]
  • October 3 – President Carter announces the nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.[368]
  • October 3 – President Carter sends a report to Congress on "42 deferrals of fiscal year J 978 funds totalling $1,480.6 million" in a message.[369]
  • October 3 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12012, an amendment of Executive Order 11183.[370]
  • October 4 – President Carter delivers a morning address to the United Nations in General Assembly Hall.[371]
  • October 4 – President Carter delivers an address to officials of the African nations at the headquarters of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City.[372]
  • October 4 – President Carter delivers an address to members of the American delegation and American officials of the United Nations Secretariat in the United Nations Building in New York City.[373]
  • October 4 – President Carter attends the working dinner for Western and Eastern European nations officials at the U.S. Mission headquarters to the United Nations in New York City.[374]
  • October 4 – President Carter sends a letter "on the status of refugees from Cambodia, Laos, and South Vietnam" to congressional chairmen.[375]
  • October 5 – In a joint statement, the U.S. and Israel state their agreement "that Security Council Resolutions 242 and 338 remain the agreed basis for the resumption of the Geneva Peace Conference and that all the understandings and agreements between them on this subject remain in force."[376]
  • October 5 – President Carter addresses reporters at the U.N. Plaza Hotel. He states that he has directed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Harris "to work closely with the Interior Department in putting down some plans along with the city and State for recreation areas and park areas in regions where buildings need to be destroyed."[377]
  • October 5 – President Carter releases a statement containing a list "of the new fiscal and economic assistance provided to New York this year".[378]
  • October 7 – President Carter delivers an address to the Democratic National Committee in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[379]
  • October 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Theodore M. Hesburgh for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure as Chairman of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development.[380]
  • October 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Donald E. Stingel for membership on the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank.[381]
  • October 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Mortimer L. Downey III for Assistant Secretary of Transportation.[382]
  • October 7 – President Carter transmits a governing international fishery agreement between the United States and Mexico to Congress in a message.[383]
  • October 7 – President Carter sends the Senate the Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for ratification.[384]
  • October 7 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12013, an amendment of Executive Orders 11541, 10253, 10033, and 11961 substituting the Secretary of Commerce with prior provisions of the orders.[385]
  • October 8 – President Carter signs S. 1307 into law. President Carter says the legislation will provide "standards for discharge review and benefit eligibility for those persons whose discharge is upgraded by the Department of Defense under the Special Discharge Review Program and for certain other veterans."[386]
  • October 8 – The White House announces membership of a three member group to become involved with trying to solve the Maine Indian land dispute.[387]
  • October 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert E. White for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Paraguay.[388]
  • October 11 – President Carter announces the appointments of Gerald V. Howard and Wymberly DeR. Coerr as Commissioners on the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission.[389]
  • October 11 – President Carter sends Congress the second Reorganization Plan of 1977 in a message.[390]
  • October 11 – President Carter sends Congress the tenth quarterly report of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in a message.[391]
  • October 11 – President Carter signs the Housing and Community Development Act of 1977 into law during a morning Rose Garden ceremony. President Carter says the legislation "takes a giant step forward and gives me and the administration, the lending institutions, private developers, local and State officials, a framework within which we can make great improvements in the housing of our people."[392]
  • October 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gerald L. Klerman for Administrator of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration.[393]
  • October 12 – President Carter announces the appointment of John E. Downs as Representative of the United States on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization.[394]
  • October 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of George A. Peapples for Assistant Secretary of the Navy.[395]
  • October 12 – President Carter announces his appointment of P. Michael Timpane as Deputy Director of the National Institute of Education.[396]
  • October 12 – President Carter announces the nominations of the individuals on the National Museum Services Board.[397]
  • October 13 – President Carter holds his seventeenth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter begins with an address on the ongoing energy crisis which he says is going to be the most important domestic issue during his tenure and answers questions from reporters on Senate action regarding energy legislation, tax reform, reduction on oil consumption, relations with the Senate on energy, oil company divestiture, urban policy, Panama General Torrijos, the Humphrey-Hawkins bill, Panama Canal treaties, energy legislation, American steel industry, energy shortage, domestic policy proposals, and Robert H. Mendelsohn.[398]
  • October 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Oliver S. Crosby for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Guinea.[399]
  • October 13 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4532, a proclamation of December 15, 1977, as "National Day of Prayer."[400]
  • October 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Tyrone Brown for membership on the Federal Communications Commission.[401]
  • October 21 – President Carter announces the nomination of Samuel D. Zagoria for membership on the Federal Election Commission.[402]
  • October 21 – President Carter announces the nomination of Audrey A. Kaslow for Commissioner of the U.S. Parole Commission.[403]
  • October 21 – President Carter signs S. 1372 into law. The legislation establishes the position of Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and announces the nomination of William J. Perry for the post.[404]
  • October 21 – President Carter attends a forum in the Ballroom at the Veterans Memorial Building in Detroit, Michigan. President Carter begins the conference with remarks on his own history with Detroit and the city's declining unemployment rate and answers questions on unemployment, migrant workers, neighborhood revitalization, senior citizens, youth unemployment, community action programs, Appalachian migrants, urban programs in Detroit, role of urban programs for women, job programs, senior citizens, utility assurance program, rising costs of energy, community action programs, special education programs, social service agencies, and citizen participation in community programs.[405]
  • October 21 – President Carter arrives at Des Moines International Airport in Des Moines, Iowa. President Carter delivers an address on domestic issues such the energy crisis and foreign policy such as exports and the threat of nuclear weapons.[406]
  • October 21 – President Carter attends the Democratic Party Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in Des Moines.[407]
  • October 27 – President Carter holds a news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the afternoon.[408]

November

  • November 1 – President Carter signs H.R. 3744 into law during a morning signing ceremony in the Rose Garden, establishing "a Minimum Wage Study Commission to make sure that in the future, when minimum wage legislation is considered, that the overall impact will be beneficial, that the direct effect on the inflation rate, possible unemployment, will be very carefully considered and that we won't play the drop-far-behind/ catchup game in the future." President Carter notes the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and that Jennings Randolph was present for that signing as well as this one.[409]
  • November 1 – President Carter submits the thirty-first annual report on the principal activities of the United States in the United Nations and its constituent organizations during 1976 to Congress.[410]
  • November 1 – President Carter states that he has directed the US to withdraw from its membership with the International Labour Organization as a result of the ILO not changing in compliance with the conditions stipulated by the United States two years prior.[411]
  • November 1 – President Carter submits a message to Congress transmitting the amendments to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977.[412]
  • November 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of John A. Hewitt, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.[413]
  • November 2 – President Carter is presented with the Nahum Goldmann Medal at the Capital Hilton Hotel. President Carter delivers an address on the contributions of the World Jewish Congress as well as its origins.[414]
  • November 3 – President Carter transmits the annual World Weather Plan describing "significant activities and accomplishments and outlines the planned participation of Federal agencies for the coming fiscal year" to Congress in a message.[415]
Breakfast meeting with Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Walter Mondale and Cyrus Vance, 4 November 1977
  • November 4 – President Carter signs H.R. 2817 and H.R. 4297 into law during a morning ceremony in the Indian Treaty Room of the Old Executive Office Building. H.R. 2817 authorizes both the expansion and completion of the Tinicum National Environmental Center while H.R. 4297 regulates the dumping of municipal and other wastes into the oceans.[416]
  • November 4 – President Carter announces the appointments of seven individuals to the Strategy Council.[417]
  • November 4 – President Carter transmits a report "concerning the extent to which the Republic of Korea is cooperating with the Department of Justice investigation into allegations of improper activity in the United States by agents of the Republic of Korea."[418]
  • November 5 – President Carter vetoes the Department of Energy Authorization Act of 1978--Civilian Applications. President Carter charges the bill with creating an unnecessarily expensive project through the mandate funding for the Clinch River Breeder Reactor Demonstration Plant that "would be technically obsolete and economically unsound", and imposing limitations on the Department of Energy and himself.[419]
  • November 5 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4535, a designation of the week starting on November 6 as "Emergency Medical Services Week".[420]
  • November 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of William M. Isaac for membership on the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.[421]
  • November 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stephen J. Gage for Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).[422]
  • November 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thibaut de Saint Phalle for membership on the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.[423]
  • November 7 – President Carter attends a meeting of the Strategy Council in the Cabinet Room. President Carter addresses changes in statistics as it relates to drugs.[424]
  • November 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of David T. Schneider for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the People's Republic of Bangladesh.[425]
  • November 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas J. Corcoran for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Burundi.[426]
  • November 8 – President Carter signs H.J. Res. 621 into law during an afternoon signing ceremony in the Cabinet Room. The joint resolution approves the construction of a natural gas pipeline from Alaska through Canada and is said by President Carter to be "a very important demonstration of our Nation's commitment to provide adequate energy supplies in the future, to protect the quality of the environment in our two nations, to work harmoniously in one of the most complicated and most expensive engineering projects ever undertaken by human beings."[427]
  • November 8 – President Carter delivers an evening address from the Oval Office on the energy crisis. His remarks primarily cover the National Energy Plan as well as proposals on the part of Congress and the effects the crisis is having on the US.[428]
Thea Muldoon, Rosalynn Carter, New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and Jimmy Carter during at welcoming ceremony for the Prime Minister, 9 November 1977
  • November 10 – President Carter holds a news conference, the nineteenth of his presidency, in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[429]
  • November 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ernest Ambler for Director of the National Bureau of Standards.[430]
  • November 14 – President Carter announces the appointments of Theodore Bikel, Maureen Dees, and Jacob Lawrence for membership on the National Council on the Arts.[431]
  • November 14 – President Carter announces the nominations of Rita E. Hauser and Frank Markoe, Jr. for membership on the Board for International Broadcasting.[432]
  • November 14 – The White House announces the appointment of Rita Elway for membership on the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year.[433]
  • November 20 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on the Middle East including opposition by the Syrians.[434]
  • November 22 – President Carter attends the presentation ceremony for the National Medal of Science in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[435]
  • November 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lincoln E. Moses for Administrator of the Energy Information Administration.[436]
  • November 28 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Senator John L. McClellan and praises him as someone who "persistently spoke out for a strong national defense and upheld integrity in the operations of Government."[437]
  • November 30 – President Carter holds a televised and radio broadcast news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[438] President Carter signs Executive Order 12021 into law, effectively amending the civil service rules for the exemption of some positions within career service.[439]

December

  • December 1 – President Carter announces his choice to nominate George S. McIsaac for United States Assistant Secretary of Energy.[440]
  • December 2 – President Cater delivers a speech honoring Senator Hubert Humphrey in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[441]
  • December 3 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Morocco Ahmed Osman for the delivery by Osman of a message from King Hassan during the morning.[442]
  • December 5 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12026, reinstating rights to certain employees within the Energy Department.[443] President Carter announces his nomination of William P. Adams for membership on the Railroad Retirement Board.[444]
  • December 6 – President Carter announces his nomination of Benjamin R. Civiletti for United States Deputy Attorney General.[445]
  • December 9 – President Carter signs H.J. Res. 662 into law. President Carter says the legislation "incorporates the FY 1978 appropriations for the Department of Labor, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Community Services Administration, and other agencies."[446]
  • December 9 – President Carter holds an afternoon interview with news directors and editors.[447]
  • December 12 – The White House announces Interior Secretary Cecil D. Andrus will chair a Cabinet-level study of non-fuel minerals policy.[448] President Carter announces the appointment of Cecila D. Esquer, Steven L. Engelberg, Hillary Rodham, Richard A. Trudell, and Josephine Worthy for membership on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation.[449]
  • December 13 – President Carter signs the Rural Health Clinic Services bill into law.[450]
  • December 14 – President Carter announces his nomination of Alvin H. Gandal for Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission.[451]
  • December 15 – President Carter holds his twenty-first news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter begins the conference with delivering remarks on international human rights practices and answers questions from reporters on the Middle East, legislative accomplishments, Social Security legislation, the Soviet Union, policies on agriculture, his foreign travel, and tax reduction.[452]
  • December 17 – President Carter participates in a morning interview with Jeff Thompson from the Fayetteville, North Carolina home of his sister Ruth Carter.[453]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the appointment of fifteen individuals for membership on the National Commission on Neighborhoods.[454]
  • December 20 – President Carter delivers an address on amendments to the Social Security Act while in the Indian Treaty Room at the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[455] President Carter signs S. 305, amending the Social Security Act, Carter noting the provisions fulfill his campaign promises.[456]
  • December 21 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12031 into law, exempting Jerome K. Kuykendall "from mandatory retirement until September 30, 1978."[457]
  • December 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard J. Bloomfield for United States Ambassador to Portugal.[458]
  • December 24 – President Carter issues a message celebrating the holiday season.[459]
  • December 25 – President Carter speaks with reporters at the home of his uncle Alton Carter on Christmas Day during the afternoon.[460]
  • December 26 – President Carter speaks to reporters and answers questions at Warner Robins Air Force Base during the morning.[461]
  • December 28 – President Carter sits down with four television interviewers for a discussion in the White House reflecting on his first year in office and the contents of his Europe trip.[462]
  • December 28 – President Carter signs the Clean Water Act of 1977, amending the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, into law.[463]
  • December 29–31 – President Carter visits Poland at the invitation of the Polish People's Republic's highest authorities.[464]
  • December 29 – President Carter delivers a short address on what his objectives will be in the next 9 days on a foreign trip while in the South Lawn of the White House during the morning.[465]
Jimmy Carter and First Secretary of Poland Edward Gierek, 30 December 1977
  • December 30 – President Carter holds a news conference in the Grand Ballroom at the Victoria Hotel in Warsaw, Poland during the evening.[466]

1978

January

  • January 6 – While speaking to reporters aboard Air Force One, President Carter states his most recent tour has advanced the image of the United States as standing for "what is right and decent and good".[467]
  • January 15 – The Congressional Budget Office says it is mandatory that the United States spend 6 to 7 billion "for additional tanks, planes and supplies if it wants to use three extra divisions to reinforce NATO in a European war".[468]
  • January 20 – President Carter signs an Economic Report during a signing ceremony in the Roosevelt Room.[469]
  • January 20 – President Carter presents the Alexander Hamilton Award to Laurence N. Woodworth and Secretary of the Treasury W. Michael Blumenthal in the Roosevelt Room.[470]
  • January 20 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12035, an amendment of the first section of Executive Order 11861.[471]
  • January 20 – President Carter sends a report describing progression made during the previous sixty days on negotiations in regards to Cyprus to Congress in a message.[472]
  • January 20 – President Carter transmits the ninth annual report on the National Science Board in a message to Congress, saying the "data and indicators presented herein should prove useful to anyone needing an authoritative source of information on various aspects of the scientific enterprise in this country."[473]
  • January 20 – President Carter submits his annual economic message to Congress. He states his intent to collaborate with Congress on the development of a program intended to address both short and long term needs in the American economy in addition to his proposals of tax reductions alongside reforms "to continue our strong economic recovery, to encourage increased investment by American businesses, and to create a simpler and fairer tax system."[474]
  • January 20 – President Carter announces that starting the following day, "all imported sugar will be subject to fixed fees of 2.7 cents per pound for raw sugar and 3.22 cents per pound for refined sugar, not to exceed 50 percent of the value of imported sugar" and that directions have been administered to the International Trade Commission for an expanded investigation of import sugar intended to "determine whether sugar-containing products are being or will be imported in quantities and under conditions that will result in national interference to the sugar price support operations being conducted by the Department of Agriculture."[475]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces his issuing of an executive order "concerning the organization and control of United States foreign intelligence activities" that is intended to begin the process of developing "a foundation for the drafting of statutory charters".[476]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces the appointment of Charles H. Pillard for Vice Chairman of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.[477]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces the reappointment of Dennis A. Grotting for Commissioner of the United States Section of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission.[478]
  • January 24 – President Carter transmits the 1976 Annual Report of the Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee to Congress in a message.[479]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces the nominations of thirteen individuals for membership on the General Advisory Committee to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[480]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces the appointment of eighteen individuals for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere.[481]
  • January 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Omi G. Walden for Assistant Secretary of Energy.[482]
  • January 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert B. Lagather for Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.[483]
  • January 25 – President Carter announces the appointment of Johnnie W. Prothro for membership on the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development.[484]
  • January 25 – President Carter transmits the International Sugar Agreement to the Senate in a message, saying the agreement "seeks to stabilize sugar prices to meet both our domestic interests as a major consumer and producer of sugar, and our international interests as the world's largest importer of sugar."[485]
  • January 25 – President Carter meets with head of the delegation of parliamentarians of the Supreme Soviet visiting the United States Boris Ponomarev during the afternoon.[486]
  • January 26 – President Carter transmits proposed legislation that he says "will significantly improve the organization and operation of the Federal government's highway and transit programs" in a message to Congress.[487]
  • January 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank Gregg for Director of the Bureau of Land Management in the Interior Department.[488]
  • January 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Elwood T. Driver for membership on the National Transportation Safety Board.[489]
  • January 27 – President Carter reports three proposals over the rescinding of a total of $55.3 million in budget authority Congress previously provided in a message to Congress.[490]
  • January 27 – President Carter issues a statement in observance of Black History Month, calling on Americans to pay "attention to the contributions of black people to our overall progress and development, the month of February thus serves to build goodwill and understanding between all people."[491]
  • January 29 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the tenth anniversary of Ford's Theatre in the East Room.[492]
  • January 30 – President Carter holds his twenty-fourth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter begins a conference with an address on domestic programs and the Soviet satellite Cosmos 954, and answers questions on arms sales in the Middle East, American attorney David Marston, the Middle East, the Coal Strike, the nuclear-powered satellite, Soviet satellite Cosmos 954, illegal immigrants, satelite capabilities of the Soviet Union, the Nazi demonstration in Skokie, Illinois, domestic surveillance, farmers parity, and tax reduction and reform.[493]
  • January 30 – President Carter announces the renominations of Theodore Bikel, Maureen Dees, and Jacob Lawrence for membership on the National Council on the Arts.[494]
  • January 31 – President Carter transmits the eleventh quarterly report of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in a message to Congress.[495]
  • January 31 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4548, designating May 19, 1978, as "National Defense Transportation Day" in addition to the week beginning May 14, 1978, as "National Transportation Week."[496]
  • January 31 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12037, exempting Civil Aeronautics Board member G. Joseph Minetti from mandatory retirement until May 1, 1978 out of his belief that Minetti's continued service represents the best interest of the US.[497]
  • January 31 – Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee John C. Stennis announces his opposition to the Panama Canal treaties, citing their causing the US to withdrawal from the Canal Zone too rapidly, a move that he furthered would leave the US "highly uncertain what is going to happen down there".[498]

February

  • February 1 – President Carter delivers an evening address in defense of the Panama Canal treaties from the Family Library of the White House. He says the only reason the treaties need approval is due to they're being "in the highest national interest of the United States" and would keep the US from involvement in a Panama jungles war.[499]
  • February 9 – President Carter transmits the Agreement between the United States of America and the International Atomic Energy Agency in a message to the Senate for ratification.[500]
  • February 9 – In a statement, the White House says President Carter "fulfilled a 10-year United States pledge for nuclear safeguards by submitting to the Senate for ratification a treaty with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)."[501]
  • February 9 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert M. Sayre for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Brazil.[502]
  • February 9 – President Carter announces the nomination of Galen L. Stone, of Washington, D.C., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Cyprus.[503]
  • February 9 – President Carter announces the appointment of James P. Grant for U.S. Representative on the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Fund.[504]
  • February 10 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the Board of Directors of the National Education Association in the State Dining Room.[505]
  • February 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gloria Cusumano Jimenez for Federal Insurance Administrator.[506]
  • February 17 – President Carter holds his twenty-fifth news conference in the Ballroom at the Cranston Hilton Hotel. Carter begins the conference with an address on the Coal strike and American economy, answering questions from reporters on the arm sales in the Middle East, disaster assistance for New England, nuclear power plant construction, Lincoln Almond, the Humphrey-Hawkins bill, and Indian land claims.[507]
  • February 17 – President Carter attends a reception for Senator Claiborne Pell at the Cranston Hilton Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.[508]
  • February 17 – President Carter attends a fundraising dinner for Senator William D. Hathaway at the Penobscot Valley Country Club.[509]
  • February 17 – During a town hall in Bangor, Maine, President Carter delivers an address on energy and answers questions on regulations of business, government contracts, national health insurance, mental health care, aid to Parochial schools, the Democratic Party, Indiana land claims, wood energy sources, the Education Department, women in positions of decision making, the board of the Federal Reserve, the Loring Air Force Base, abortion, Indian land claims, individual importance, student loan defaults, handicapped individuals, arm sales in the Middle East, malpractice insurance, Cyprus, the Equal Rights Amendment, and the oil suppliers.[510]
  • February 18 – While in the gymnasium at the Nashua Senior High School in Nashua, New Hampshire, President Carter answers questions on the coal strike, federal civil service reduction, Middle East arm sales, tax reductions and the budget, national health care, his campaign promises, nuclear power plants, government standards, national energy plan, the coal strike, his religious beliefs, foreign assistance, education, his participation in town meetings, Governor Thompson, tuition tax credits, and the Panama Canal treaties.[511]
  • February 18 – President Carter declares the existence of "a regional energy emergency" in Kentucky and states that its severity may require the effects of a temporary suspension of certain particulate and sulfur dioxide control regulations.[512]
  • February 20 – President Carter signs S. 1360 into law which he says "provides the Secretary of Agriculture broad flexibility in determining bidding methods to be used in the sale of National Forest timber."[513]
  • February 20 – President Carter attends a fundraising dinner for Senator Joe Biden in the Gold Ballroom at the Hotel Dupont.[514]
  • February 20 – President Carter attends a Delaware Democratic Committee dinner at the Padua Academy in Wilmington, Delaware.[515]
  • February 21 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Denmark Anker Jorgensen in the White House for reviews on "economic trends in their two countries, in the West generally, and in the world."[516]
  • February 21 – President Carter announces the nomination of Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr. for Superintendent of the United States Assay Office at New York.[517]
  • February 22 – In a message to Congress, President Carter submits legislation that if enacted will extend the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act through 1982.[518]
  • February 22 – President Carter attends a White House dinner for retiring members of Congress in the East Room.[519]
  • February 23 – President Carter transmits four human rights treaties to the Senate for ratification. President Carter notes the United States is one of few countries that has not entered any of the three human rights treaties of the United Nations and a continued failure to do so "increasingly reflects upon our attainments, and prejudices United States participation in the development of the international law of human rights."[520]
  • February 23William H. Webster is sworn in as the 3rd Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the auditorium of the J. Edgar Hoover F.B.I. Building.[521]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1978 in the East Room, stating his belief that it is "the single most important action to improve civil rights in the last decade" and says it will establish the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to enforce equal employment opportunity.[522]
  • February 23 – President Carter submits Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1978 to Congress. Carter says the plan's enactment would make the enforcement of fair employment primarily done by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and would set "the foundation of a unified, coherent Federal structure to combat job discrimination in all its forms."[523]
  • February 23 – In a message to Congress, President Carter reports "a new Department of Commerce deferral of Maritime Administration funds totalling $122 million in budget authority and a new deferral of $0.4 million in outlays for the Antirecession financial assistance fund in the Department of the Treasury."[524]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the appointment of seven individuals for membership on the President's Committee on Mental Retardation.[525]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of H. William Menard for Director of the Geological Survey.[526]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of Shallie M. Bey, Jr. for Superintendent of the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.[527]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the appointment of five individuals for membership the Board of Foreign Scholarships.[528]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the appointment of Leila L. Botts for Chairman of the Great Lakes Basin Commission.[529]
  • February 23 – President Carter announces the appointments of five individuals for membership on the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped.[530]
  • February 24 – President Carter signs the Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978 into law during a signing ceremony in the Cabinet Room. Carter says the legislation "will add about 1.3 million acres in 10 Western States to the wilderness areas of our country, expanding 4 existing wilderness areas and adding 13 new areas at this time" in addition to representing "the largest single addition to the wilderness areas of our country since the original enactment of the wilderness act in 1964".[531]
  • February 24 – In a statement, President Carter declares the existence of "a regional energy emergency" and states the possible necessity of a temporary suspension of certain particulate and sulfur dioxide control regulations under the Pennsylvania Air Quality Implementation Plan as well as admitting the potential inadequacies of other ways of responding to the energy emergency.[532]
  • February 24 – President Carter announces the appointment of seven individuals for membership on the Federal Service Impasses Panel.[533]
  • February 24 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12040, regarding environmental evaluation functions.[534]
  • February 24 – During an evening Briefing Room appearance, President Carter announces "the United Mine Workers and the coal operators have agreed to a negotiated settlement of their contrast dispute."[535]
  • February 24 – President Carter attends a White House reception for acquaintances from New Hampshire in the East Room.[536]
  • February 25 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12041, an amendment to the generalized system of preferences.[537]
  • February 27 – President Carter announces the appointment of Abraham D. Beame as Chairman of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.[538]
  • February 27 – President Carter transmits the twelfth quarterly report of the Council on Wage and Price Stability to Congress in a message.[539]
  • February 28 – During an appearance in the Briefing Room, Carter states his asking of Congress to assist with the creation of an education department, his proposal for "a plan to Congress that would make financial help available each year to 2 million more college students than are now eligible", and his sending of legislative proposals to reshape elementary and secondary education programs.[540]
  • February 28 – President Carter transmits administration proposals on major elementary and secondary education programs, saying they "seek to enhance the primary role of the states and local communities in educating our Nation's children and reaffirm the need for a strong and supportive Federal commitment to education."[541]
  • February 28 – President Carter transmits the Agreement between the United States of America and the Italian Republic on the Matter of Social Security to Congress in a message.[542]
  • February 28 – President Carter transmits a report on the Council on Environmental Quality to Congress in a message.[543]
  • February 28 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the National Governors' Conference in the East Room.[544]

March

  • March 1National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski warns "unwanted intrusion" in the conflict between Ethiopia and Somalia would impose complications to a new US and Soviet Union arms treaty and it potentially being ratified in the Senate.[545]
  • March 1 – President Carter signs legislation enabling coals miners to have eligibility for payments on black lungs during a White House ceremony.[546]
  • March 10 – President Carter signs the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 into law during a morning ceremony in the Cabinet Room. President Carter says the legislation "will give guidance to me, to the Congress, to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and to the Department of Energy and other agencies in our Federal Government who deal with this very sensitive subject."[547]
  • March 10 – President Carter reports a deferral from the Department of Agriculture of Forest Service funds that total $4.5 million in budget authority in a message to Congress.[548]
  • March 10 – President Carter meets with Defense Minister of Israel Ezer Weizman during the afternoon "for an exchange of views on the security situation in the Middle East and the status of the current peace negotiations."[549]
  • March 13 – In a statement, President Carter declares the existence of "a regional energy emergency" in Ohio of enough severity to warrant the temporary suspension of various particulate control regulations under the Ohio Air Quality Implementation Plan.[550]
  • March 16 – In a vote of 68 to 32, the Senate narrowly votes to ratify the Carter administration-backed Panama Canal neutrality treaty. President Carter addresses the vote during an appearance in the White House Press Room, stating his confidence that the Senate will vote the following month to approve the canal being turned over to the Panama.[551]
  • March 27 – President Carter signs H.R. 3813 into law. President Carter says the legislation serves as an expansion of Redwood National Park boundaries in California and it sees the fruition of a part of his environmental message to Congress the previous year.[552]
  • March 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of George S. Benton for Associate Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).[553]
  • March 27 – President Carter transmits the 1975 Annual Report of Health Activities under the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 to Congress in a message.[554]
  • March 27 – President Carter transmits the sixth annual report on the status of Advisory Committees to Congress in a message.[555]
  • March 27 – President Carter transmits his proposal for a comprehensive national urban policy to Congress in a message, saying its implementation "will build a New Partnership involving all levels of government, the private sector, and neighborhood and voluntary organizations in a major effort to make America's cities better places in which to live and work."[556]
  • March 27 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of defense economic adjustment programs, stating his commitment to "a reduction in Defense costs, but the burden should not be borne solely by the citizens who happen to reside or work in an impacted area" and "the implementation of these changes in a manner that reflects my genuine concern for those individuals and communities that are directly affected."[557]
  • March 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Anita M. Miller for membership on the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation.[558]
  • March 27 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations on the subject of citizens band (CB) radio transceivers.[559]
  • March 27 – President Carter issues a statement declaring his belief in the existence of "a regional energy emergency" in Pennsylvania that warrants temporary suspension of various particulate and sulfur dioxide control regulations by the Pennsylvania Air Quality Implementation Plan may be of necessity.[560]
  • March 28 – In a statement, President Carter says his signing of Executive Order 12046 was intended to "implement the portion of my Executive Office reorganization plan that abolishes the Office of Telecommunications Policy" and concurrently reduces "the size of the Executive Office, this reorganization will enhance the administration's ability to exercise leadership in communications policy."[561]
  • March 28 – President Carter announces "the number of Federal advisory committees dropped last year to 875, the lowest since the Government started keeping close track of such groups."[562]
  • March 29-31 – President Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter tour Brazil in what is said by the White House to be a testimony to the desires of both President Carter and President of Brazil Ernesto Geisel "to increase their mutual understanding and build on the broad areas of agreement that exist between the two Governments."[563]
  • March 29 – President Carter attends his welcoming ceremony at the Aeroporto Militar in Brasilia.[564]
  • March 30 – President Carter holds his twenty-eighth news conference in the Ballroom of the Hotel Nacional in Brasilla, answering questions on relations between the United States and Brazil, the Middle East, American commercial bank loans to Brazil, free enterprise and human rights, Namibia, nuclear energy and proliferation, Prime Minister Menachem Begin, his future meetings in Brazil, inflation, General Figueiredo, steel prices, Brazilian political process and human rights, and Middle East visit possibilities.[565]
  • March 30 – President Carter delivers an address to the Brazilian Congress in the Chamber of Deputies of the Congress in Brasilia, Brazil.[566]

April

  • April 1 – President Carter attends a welcoming ceremony at Dodan Barracks in Lagos, Nigeria.[567]
  • April 1 – President Carter delivers remarks at the National Arts Theatre in Lagos on relations between the United States and Nigeria.[568]
  • April 2 – President Carter answers questions on South Africa policy, American investments and assistance to Nigeria, embargoes against South Africa, cooperation between the US and Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Namibia meetings, value of the dollar, and human rights at the State House Marina in Laos.[569]
  • April 3 – Secretary of State Vance answers questions from reporters on international issues while boarding Air Force One.[570]
  • April 3 – President Carter attends a welcoming ceremony at Roberts International Airport in Monrovia, Liberia.[571]
  • April 3 – President Carter attends a working luncheon in the Presidential Dining Room at the Executive Mansion in Monrovia.[572]
  • April 3 – President Carter and Vice President Mondale make a joint appearance on the South Lawn and address President Carter's Latin America and Africa trips.[573]
  • April 4 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12050, establishing a National Advisory Committee for Women "in order to promote equality for women in the cultural, social, economic and political life of this Nation".[574]
  • April 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert J. Sugarman for Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission—United States and Canada.[575]
  • April 4 – In a statement, President Carter notes the ten years that have passed since the passage of the National Fair Housing Law and calling "upon those in Federal, State and local government-and all who are directly involved in the housing industry and real estate profession-to intensify those efforts that promote fair housing."[576]
  • April 5 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4559, modifying the process of importing alloy tool steel into the United States.[577]
  • April 5 – President Carter announces the nominations of David C. Jones for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lew Allen, Jr. as Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, and Thomas B. Hayward as Chief of Naval Operations.[578]
  • April 5 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the Communications Workers of America in the East Room.[579]
  • April 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of William E. Albers for Alternate Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission.[580]
  • April 5 – President Carter participates in an interview for Black Perspective in the Map Room, answering questions on his trip to Africa, national urban policy, support from African-Americans, his views on the presidency, reverse discrimination, the Humphrey-Hawkins bill, administration programs, foreign relations of the United States, and human rights.[581]
  • April 5 – In a letter to Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, President Carter states his intent "to call a White House Conference on Small Business, as suggested by Senate Resolution 105 which you authored."[582]
  • April 6 – President Carter announces the appointments of twenty-six individuals for membership on the Commission on Presidential Scholars.[583]
  • April 6 – President Carter announces the appointment of four individuals for membership on the National Commission for Manpower Policy.[584]
  • April 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Margaret A. Brewer for appointment to the grade of brigadier general.[585]
  • April 27 – The Carter administration releases a report on areas of waste along with inefficiency regarding the $500 million spent on these programs annually in addition to an announcement of steps on increasing the effectiveness of expenditures.[586]
  • April 27 – President Carter presents the President's Environmental Youth Awards during a Cabinet Room ceremony.[587]
  • April 27 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of his move "strengthening the White House Office of Consumer Affairs and increasing its responsibilities."[588]
  • April 27 – President Carter transmits "an Executive Order authorizing the export of 7,638 Kgs. of low-enriched uranium to India for use in the fueling of its Tarapur Atomic Power Station" to Congress in a message.[589]
  • April 27 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12055, authorizing the export of special nuclear material to India.[590]
  • April 28 – President Carter attends a planting ceremony for one of the Cedars of Lebanon at the Southwest Jefferson Mound on the South Grounds.[591]
  • April 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Francis H. McAdams for reappointment to membership on the National Transportation Safety Board.[592]
  • April 28 – President Carter transmits a proposed constitution for the Territory of Guam to Congress in a message.[593]
  • April 28 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the National Federation of Democratic Women in the East Room.[594]
  • April 28 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12056, granting Civil Aeronautics Board member G. Joseph Minetti exemption from mandatory requirement.[595]
  • April 28 – Secretary of State Vance announces the Carter administration is sending Congress a "formal notification of proposals to sell aircraft to Israel, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia" and adds they are essential to the administration's attempts to secure peace in the Middle East.[596]
  • April 28 – President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and answers questions on timber production, his trip to Colorado, arm sales in the Middle East, the United States Navy budget, the energy shortage, Japan oil sales, and his relationship with Western states and his trips there during a Cabinet Room appearance.[597]

May

  • May 1 – President Carter transmits the Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement for 1978 between the Government of the United States and the Government of Canada to Congress in a message.[598]
  • May 2 – President Carter transmits the annual report of the Federal Council on Aging in accordance with Section 205 (f) of the Older Americans Act (P.L. 93-29) to Congress in a message.[599]
  • May 2 – President Carter attends the National Small Business Person of the Year award ceremony in the Rose Garden.[600]
  • May 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard F. Kneip for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Singapore.[601]
  • May 2 – President Carter announces the appointment of John R. Ehrenfeld for Chairman of the New England River Basins Commission.[602]
  • May 2 – President Carter issues a statement on the observance of Better Hearing and Speech Month, saying he wants "to take the opportunity to applaud the individuals and groups who are involved in community activities relating to improved health, rehabilitation and social care for those with communicative disorders."[603]
  • May 2 – President Carter issues a statement on the observance of National Nursing Home Week, expressing his interest in paying tribute to individuals providing service in nursing homes.[604]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the reappointment of Jerome M. Rosow for Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Federal Pay.[605]
  • May 3 – President Carter signs the White House Conferences on the Arts and Humanities Act into law. In expressing his reservations to portions of the bill, Carter says "conducting separate conferences in arts and humanities would involve unnecessary expense and duplication and would miss an opportunity for a far more productive exchange of views and experiences among persons deeply concerned with our cultural life."[606]
  • May 3 – President Carter tours Solar Energy Research Institute on South Table Mountain in Golden, Colorado.[607]
  • May 3 – President Carter attends a fundraising reception for Senator Floyd K. Haskell at the Currigan Exhibition Center in Denver, Colorado.[608]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends the Governor's Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Currigan Exhibition Center in Denver.[609]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends a morning meeting with environmental, community, and governmental leaders in the Broadway Arms Room at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Denver.[610]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends a luncheon commemorating the centennial of the Los Angeles County Bar Association at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California.[611]
  • May 4 – President Carter delivers an address to the Senior Citizens Nutrition Center of the Watts Labor Community Action Committee at the Bradley Multi-Purpose Center in Los Angeles.[612]
  • May 4 – President Carter holds his thirty-first news conference in the Ballroom of the Portland Hilton Hotel in Portland, Oregon. President Carter begins the conference with an address on federal civil service reform and answers questions on timber production, forest service personnel, his income taxes, nuclear wastes disposal, nuclear power plant siting, his campaigning for Democrats, the national water policy, arm sales in the Middle East, inflation, Indian land claims, Angola, his popularity in polls, and strategic arms limitation.[613]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends a reception for community leaders in the Pavilion Room at the Portland Hilton Hotel in Portland.[614]
  • May 5 – President Carter attends the dedication ceremony for the Riverfront Park in Spokane, Washington.[615]
  • May 5 – At a town hall at the Spokane Convention Center, President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and answers questions on tax reduction and reform, peace negotiations and arm sales in the Middle East, the Social Security system, tuition tax credits, solar energy, home ownership, Soviet involvement in Africa, criminal justice system, enhanced radiation weapons, national health care, oil surpluses, mental health programs, and Canada.[616]
  • May 5 – President Carter issues a statement on the anniversary of the 1862 victory at Puebla, Mexico against the French, requesting "all Americans to join me in extending to our fellow citizens of Mexican heritage warmest greetings for a joyous and festive cinco de mayo!"[617]
  • May 6 – In a statement, President Carter announces "the reorganization plan I submitted in February goes into effect today" and touts that it "will improve enforcement of equal employment opportunities and reduce the burden of equal employment enforcement on business by consolidating the number of agencies involved in this area."[618]
  • May 8 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12057, an expansion in membership of the National Advisory Committee for Women.[619]
  • May 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Duane C. Sewell for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs.[620]
  • May 17 – President Carter attends the dedication ceremony for President of Zambia Kenneth D. Kaunda in the East Room.[621]
  • May 17 – President Carter announces the nominations of individuals for Representatives and Alternate Representatives of the United States to the 10th Special Session of the United Nations Devoted to Disarmament.[622]
  • May 17 – President Carter announces the nominations of three individuals for membership on the Federal Farm Credit Board.[623]
  • May 18 – President Carter meets with senior representatives of the departments and agencies who are slated to assist Administrator of the Agency for International Development John Gilligan in coordination of all foreign aid programs.[624]
  • May 19 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4572, a designation of May 29 as "Memorial Day" and that "the hour beginning in each locality at 11 o'clock on the morning of that day as the appropriate time for the American people to unite in prayer."[625]
  • May 19 – In a statement, President Carter says he is "seriously concerned about events surrounding the election in the Dominican Republic" and confirms his communication with Presidents of neighboring countries in Latin American as well as the Secretary General for discussions on election procedures.[626]
  • May 19 – In a letter to the National Association of Theater Owners, President Carter expresses the willingness of the Washington-based National Architectural and Transportation Compliance Board to give both information and tips on increasing the accessibility of theaters to the physically handicapped.[627]
  • May 19 – President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and answers questions on the trial of Yuri Orlov, nuclear power, the Equal Rights Amendment, Cuban and Soviet involvement in Africa, natural gas deregulation, the Dominican Republic, China, relations with Congress, and soil and water conservation while in the Cabinet Room.[628]
  • May 20 – President Carter attends the White House reception for members of Congress and their families on the South Grounds.[629]
  • May 21 – President Carter answers questions on the Zaire operation at Peterson Field in Plains.[630]
  • May 22 – President Carter delivers an address to Tennessee Valley Authority employees in the auditorium of the Civic Coliseum in Knoxville, Tennessee.[631]
  • May 22 – President Carter delivers remarks on the environment to Oak Ridge National Laboratory Scientists in the Central Auditorium at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Headquarters.[632]
  • May 23 – President Carter presents the 1977 Presidential Management Improvement Awards in the Rose Garden.[633]
  • May 23 – President Carter submits another part of the administration's proposal at Federal personnel management system reform through Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978 to Congress in a message.[634]
  • May 23 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Secretary of State on the subject of authorizing the obligation of $750,000 of funds allowed for availability by the United States Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund.[635]
  • May 23 – President Carter attends a White House meeting on the Private Sector Initiative Program in the East Room.[636]
  • May 23 – In a letter to members of the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee, President Carter writes that the "most important immediate step this Nation can take to hold down the intolerable rise in health costs is to pass legislation containing hospital costs" and urges the committee "to help bring spiralling health care costs back in line with the rest of the economy by passing that legislation at your forthcoming markup."[637]
  • May 24 – President Carter transmits the Additional Protocol I to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America to the Senate for ratification in a message.[638]
  • May 24 – In a letter to the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate, President Carter transmits a bill intended to establish a National Commission on the International Year of the Child.[639]
  • May 24 – President and First Lady Carter attend the unveiling ceremony for the official portraits of former President Gerald Ford and former First Lady Betty Ford in the East Room.[640]
  • May 24 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the United Service Organizations in the East Room.[641]
  • May 24 – In a statement, President Carter announces "that the congressional energy conferees, after 6 months of arduous work, have reached final agreement on natural gas legislation."[642]
  • May 25 – President Carter announces the appointment of seven individuals for membership on the President's Commission on Personnel Interchange.[643]
  • May 25 – President Carter attends the presentation ceremony for the 1978 Presidential Scholars Medallions in the Rose Garden.[644]
  • May 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert Pitofsky for membership on the Federal Trade Commission.[645]
  • May 25 – President Carter announces three individuals for membership on the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.[646]
  • May 25 – President Carter holds his thirty-second news conference in the Crystal Ballroom at the Blackstone Hotel. President Carter begins with an address on American foreign assistance programs and answers questions from reporters on the Humphrey-Hawkins bill, the Soviet Union and SALT negotiations, military installations in Illinois, his relationship with Illinois Democrats, canal fees, inflation, communism and Africa, and views on his presidency.[647]
  • May 25 – President Carter attends the 1978 Cook County Democratic Dinner in Chicago Illinois.[648]
  • May 26 – In the house chamber at the State Capitol Building, President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and answers questions on labor law reform, the social security system, relations between the United States and Israel, labor law reform, and urban unemployment.[649]
  • May 26 – President Carter attends a fundraising breakfast for gubernatorial candidate Michael Bakalis in the Lincoln Room at the Holiday Inn East in Springfield, Illinois.[650]
  • May 26 – President Carter attends a fundraising reception for West Virginia Senator Jennings Randolph in the West Virginia Room at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia.[651]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the establishment of the President's Commission on the Coal Industry in the Little Theater at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia.[652]
  • May 26 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12062, intended to establish "a balanced forum to review the state of the Nation's coal industry".[653]
  • May 26 – President Carter announces the nomination of Warren D. Manshel for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Denmark.[654]
  • May 26 – President Carter meets with President of France Giscard d'Estaing during the evening for discussions on "international issues affecting their two countries, including East-West relations, the forthcoming seven-nation summit in Bonn this July, and the Middle East."[655]
  • May 30 – President Carter signs H.R. 10392 into law, establishing the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.[656]
  • May 30 – President Carter delivers remarks at the opening ceremonies of the North Atlantic Alliance Summit in the Concert Hall at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.[657]
  • May 30 – President Carter signs a joint resolution affirming American commitment to the North Atlantic Alliance.[658]
  • May 30 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4573, calling on Americans to observe "Flag Day" on June 14, 1978 and "National Flag Week" during the week beginning June 11, 1978 in addition to directing "the appropriate officials of the Government to display the flag on all Government buildings during that week and ask the American people to display our flag at their homes and other suitable places for the same period."[659]
  • May 30 – President Carter meets with Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt at the White House for a morning review on international issues.[660]
  • May 30 – President Carter attends a Rose Garden dinner honoring the heads of the delegation to the North Atlantic Alliance Summit.[661]
  • May 31 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Turkey Bulent Ecevit during the morning for an hour long discussion on international issues including Turkey's place in the NATO alliance.[662]
  • May 31 – President Carter holds a morning meeting with Prime Minister of Italy Giulio Andreotti for discussions on "certain world issues, Alliance questions, and recent developments in both countries" in addition to a review on "joint initiatives to enhance the relationship between Italy and the United States decided upon during the Prime Minister's visit to Washington in July 1977."[663]
  • May 31 – President Carter delivers remarks to the North Atlantic Alliance Summit on the subject of NATO defense policy in the Loy Henderson Conference Room at the State Department.[664]
  • May 31 – President Carter meets with President of Portugal Antonio dos Santos Ramalho Eanes for discussions on "a wide range of political, economic, and security issues in which the two nations share an interest."[665]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Adolph Dubs for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Afghanistan.[666]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frederic L. Chapin for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Ethiopia.[667]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of William H. Gleysteen, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Korea.[668]
  • May 31 – In a statement, President Carter urges the public to give feedback on the effectiveness of "the new procedures" introduced in Executive Order 12044.[669]
  • May 31 – President Carter delivers an address on the contents of the discussions of the North Atlantic Alliance Summit to reporters assembled in the Dean Acheson Room at the State Department.[670]
  • May 31 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Greece Constantine Caramanlis at the White House for an hour long discussion on the "entire range of issues regarding Greek-U.S. relations, the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean, and NATO."[671]

June

  • June 1 – President Carter announces the appointment of the 1978–79 White House Fellows.[672]
  • June 1 – President Carter attends the dedication ceremonies for the East Building of the National Gallery of Art.[673]
  • June 2 – President Carter delivers remarks on strategic arms limitations to reporters in the Oval Office.[674]
  • June 2 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Alabama Senator James B. Allen who he calls "one of the great masters of parliamentary procedure in the long tradition of Southern Senators."[675]
  • June 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Raymond E. Gonzalez for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Ecuador.[676]
  • June 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Morton I. Abramowitz for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Thailand.[677]
  • June 2 – President Carter announces the appointments of three individuals for membership on the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiation.[678]
  • June 2 – President Carter transmits the Occupational Safety and Health Activities in the Federal Government report to Congress in a message.[679]
  • June 6 – President Carter releases a statement on the observance of the tenth anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.[680]
  • June 7 – President Carter delivers an address at the United States Naval Academy during commencement exercises in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.[681]
  • June 7 – In a statement, President Carter notes the day will see "the members of the House Commerce Committee will make their most important anti-inflation decision of this congressional session—whether to vote for a bill which will contain skyrocketing hospital costs" and calls for them to approve the measure.[682]
  • June 8 – President Carter attends a White House meeting of the Community Investment Fund Program in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[683]
  • June 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Viron P. Vaky for Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.[684]
  • June 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of James W. Haas for membership on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.[685]
  • June 8 – President Carter delivers an address on the administration's anti-inflation policy while speaking to reporters in the Briefing Room.[686]
  • June 9 – President Carter delivers an address at the National Council of Senior Citizens Convention in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel.[687]
  • June 9 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4574, requesting the observation of Father's Day on June 18, 1978 in addition to directing "Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on that day and I urge all citizens to display the flag at their homes and other suitable places."[688]
  • June 9 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of the Government in the Sunshine Act, noting that in his attempts to comply with the act, he has "asked the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to record the number of meetings subject to the Act, to note whether those meetings are open or closed, and if closed, to state the reason for closing them."[689]
  • June 9 – President Carter announces the nomination of Bruce P. Johnson for membership on the United States Metric Board.[690]
  • June 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Oliver J. Keller, Jr. for Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission.[691]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of James P. Wade, Jr. for Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee to the Department of Energy.[692]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Geri M. Joseph for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to The Netherlands.[693]
  • June 18 – In a statement, President Carter expresses content with the House of Representatives voting in favor of guarantee legislation to meet the financial needs of New York City.[694]
  • June 19 – President Carter transmits the Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 to Congress in a message, saying the plan will improve federal emergency management and assistance as well as reduce "duplicative administrative costs and strengthens our ability to deal effectively with emergencies."[695]
  • June 19 – President Carter vetoes H.R. 3161, citing his discontent with the bill being due to the measure's reduction on the work week of firefighters without reducing the premium pay intended for a longer standby schedule in addition to charging it with impairing "the ability of agency heads to manage the work force and regulate the work week" and the requirement of the Defense Department to hire another 4,600 employees to keep up with protection from fires.[696]
  • June 20 – President Carter announces the appointment of forty individuals for membership on the National Advisory Committee for Women in addition to Bella Abzug and Carmen Votaw serving as Cochairpersons of the Committee and Judy Carter as Honorary Chairperson.[697]
  • June 21 - President Carter issues a statement on the observance of Independence Day.[698]
  • June 21 - President Carter announces the appointment of the twenty-two individuals for membership on the National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures.[699]
  • June 21 - President Carter delivers an address to members of the National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures in the Rose Garden.[700]
  • June 21 - President Carter delivers remarks at the opening session of the eighth general assembly of the Organization of American States in the Hall of the Americas at the Pan American Union Building.[701]
  • June 21 - President Carter sends Congress a message on the history and implementation of the legislative veto.[702]
  • June 21 - President Carter attends a White House reception for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in the East Room.[703]
  • June 22 - President Carter transmits a plan for a National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to Congress in a message, saying it deals with "predicting and preparing for earthquakes; ways in which government, industry, and the public can apply knowledge of seismic risk when making land-use decisions; and achieving earthquake-resistant design and construction."[704]
  • June 23 - President Carter sends a report to Congress on progress made toward obtaining a negotiated settlement in Cyprus in a message.[705]
  • June 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Edward S. Smith for Associate Judge of the United States Court of Claims.[706]
  • June 30 – President Carter attends an afternoon ceremony honoring Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff David C. Jones, Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force Lew Allen, and Chief of Naval Operations Thomas B. Hayward on the River Entrance Plaza at the Pentagon.[707]
  • June 30 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12070, amending the suspension of applicable requirements and administrative matters for the purpose of authorizing "the temporary restoration of the cost of living allowance to certain employees".[708]
  • June 30 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4576, a proclamation of July 1, 1978, as "Free Enterprise Day".[709]
  • June 30 – President Carter participates in an interview in the Cabinet Room, beginning with an address on various administration policies and answers questions on the Middle East, his accessibility to the public, tax reduction, capital gains taxation, affirmative action programs, nuclear power, human rights, and inflation.[710]
  • June 30 – In a memorandum to department and agency leadership, President Carter announces the decision of United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Joseph A. Califano to serve as Chairman of the Combined Federal Campaign for the National Capital Area during the upcoming fall.[711]
  • June 30 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on ways they can support the Combined Federal Campaign and the positive ramifications of doing so.[712]

July

  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stanley R. Resor for Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.[713]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of George M. Lane for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Yemen Arab Republic.[714]
  • July 12 – President Carter announces the appointment of George Chaplin for United States Alternate Representative on the South Pacific Commission.[715]
  • July 12 – In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee, President Carter notes the upcoming Judiciary Committee vote on H.J. Res. 638, which would lengthen the time for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. President Carter states his "strong support for an extension of the deadline beyond March 22, 1979."[716]
  • July 13 – President Carter and Vice President Mondale deliver remarks on the former's trip to Germany on the South Grounds.[717]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ruth C. Clusen for Assistant Secretary of Energy.[718]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Roger A. Markle for Director of the Bureau of Mines at the Interior Department.[719]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of William K. Smith for Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United States Railway Association.[720]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gloria Schaffer for membership on the Civil Aeronautics Board.[721]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jane Hurt Yarn for membership on the Council on Environmental Quality.[722]
  • July 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard V. Backley for membership on the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.[723]

September

November

  • November 1 - President Carter signs Executive Order 12093, establishing the President's Commission on the Holocaust.[725]
  • November 1 - President Carter announces the appointment of John P. White for Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.[726]
  • November 1 - President Carter signs the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 into law. President Carter says the legislation "will provide a much more logical and flexible means of resolving contract disputes. It should lead to savings for Federal agencies and their contractors."[727]
  • November 1 - President Carter signs Executive Order 12094, regarding the special pay for sea duty.[728]
  • November 2 - President Carter signs Executive Order 12095, establishing "a board of three members to be appointed by the President to investigate" to dispute between the Wien Air Alaska, Inc. and the Air Line Pilots Association.[729]
  • November 2 - President Carter signs Executive Order 12096, fixing compensation for officials in the Commerce Department.[730]
  • November 2 - In a memorandum, President Carter states his reasons for vetoing the Navajo and Hopi Relocation Amendments of 1978. Carter states his disapproval of the measure centers on the provision in section 4 providing a one house veto of the relocation plan which is finally adopted by the Relocation Commission.[731]
  • November 20 - In the Briefing Room, Press Secretary Jody Powell says President Carter "wishes to express his deepest condolences to the families of Don Harris and Robert Brown, of the National Broadcasting Corporation, and Gregory Robinson, of the San Francisco Examiner" in the wake of their deaths.[732]
  • November 20 - President Carter releases a statement commemorating the anniversary of the National Women's Conference.[733]
  • November 22 - President Carter announces the appointment of Wayne E. Glenn for membership on the Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations.[734]
  • November 22 - President Carter announces the appointment of two individuals for membership on the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped.[735]
  • November 22 - President Carter announces the appointment of Thomas H. Wyman for membership on the Presidential Commission on World Hunger.[736]
  • November 22 - President Carter announces the appointment of six individuals for membership on the President's Commission on Mental Retardation.[737]
  • November 22 - President Carter attends a White House dinner in observance of National Bible Week in the East Room.[738]
  • November 22 - In a letter to the Speaker of the House and President of the Senate, President Carter submits a report detailing his "determination that import relief for the U.S. Artificial Bait and Flies Industry is not in the national economic interest and explaining the reasons for my decision."[739]
  • November 22 - In a memorandum to department and agency leadership, President Carter says he has determined "that import relief would not be in the national economic interest."[740]
  • November 24 - In a statement, President Carter announces his acceptance of the resignation of Carolyn R. Payton as Director of the Peace Corps.[741]
  • November 27 - President Carter attends the National League of Cities' 1978 Congress of Cities in Monsanto Hall at the Cervantes Convention Center during the morning.[742]
  • November 27 - President Carter attends a briefing on the Budget for the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities in Room 122 at the Cervantes Convention Center in St. Louis, Missouri, delivering remarks on the evolution of the relationship between the administration and members of the board and answering questions from those in attendance.[743]
  • November 27 - President Carter receives the Family Unity Award at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah and delivers remarks.[744]
  • November 27 - President Carter issues a statement on the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.[745]
  • November 27 - In a statement, President Carter says he has been asked by Governor of Utah Scott M. Matheson "to review the findings of earlier Federal studies in Utah on the effects of exposure to radioactive particles on health and to determine whether or not a more comprehensive study is indicated."[746]
  • November 27 - President Carter announces the appointment of nine individuals for membership on the American Battle Monuments Commission.[747]
  • November 28 - President Carter signs Proclamation 4609, proclaiming December 10, 1978, as "Human Rights Day" and December 15, 1978, as "Bill of Rights Day".[748]
  • November 29 - President Carter attends the South Lawn welcoming ceremony for President of Tunisia Hedi Nouira.[749]
  • November 29 - President Carter attends a White House briefing for the Democratic National Committee's Executive Committee and State Chairpersons in the East Room.[750]
  • November 29 - In a statement on conventional arms transfer restraint, President Carter announces "for the first time a set of quantitative and qualitative standards by which arms transfer requests considered by this Government would be judged" and the American government "has kept its pledge to take the leadership in restraining arms sales."[751]
  • November 30 - President Carter proposes "rescission of $75,000 in unneeded funds appropriated to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission" in a message to Congress.[752]
  • November 30 - President Carter holds his fortieth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter answers questions from reporters on inflation, defense spending and weapon systems, China, the tax reduction bill, former President Richard Nixon, religious cults, peace negotiations between Egypt and Israel, the American economy, Soviet MIG's in Cuba, Iran, the Energy Department, Civil Service Reorganization, and the activities of intelligence agencies.[753]
  • November 30 - President Carter sends a report to Congress on the progression of the negotiations to the Cyprus issue in a message. President Carter reports the development of "a growing awareness, especially among the parties directly concerned, that the time is now ripe for determined action designed to break the Cyprus deadlock."[754]
  • November 30 - President Carter signs Proclamation 4610, a modification of quotas on various sugars, syrups, and molasses.[755]

December

  • December 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jesse Hill, Jr. and Joan F. Tobin for membership on the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation.[756]
  • December 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Dale E. Hathaway to be the inaugural holder of the position of Under Secretary of Agriculture for International Affairs and Commodity Programs.[757]
  • December 4 – President Carter announces the appointment of William J. Stibravy for Deputy Representative of the United States on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.[758]
  • December 4 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Congressman William A. Steiger, who he says the "energy, independence, and good humor" of will be missed among his Wisconsin constituents and various colleagues.[759]
  • December 5 – President Carter attends a White House meeting of the Hubert H. Humphrey North-South Scholarship Program in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[760]
  • December 20 – President Carter announces the appointment of Rodney E. Leonard for Deputy Director of the Office of Consumer Affairs.[761]
  • December 21 – President Carter announces the appointment of Billy M. Mills for membership on the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.[762]
  • December 28 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12110, granting multiple advisory committees continued existence until December 31, 1980.[763]
  • December 30 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of American relations with Taiwan. He gives a multitude of orders on the matter and states his intent to "submit to the Congress a request for legislation relative to non-governmental relationships between the American people and the people on Taiwan."[764]

1979

January

  • January 1 – In a statement, President Carter announces the day marks the beginning of diplomatic relations between the United States and China.[765]
  • January 2 – President Carter holds an hour long Cabinet Room meeting with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser, being said to have discussed "a broad range of global and regional topics of importance to Australia and the United States, including developments in Iran and the Middle East, the need for cooperation among the developed nations to combat inflation and restore economic health and stability throughout the world, and the recent United States decision to normalize relations with the People's Republic of China."[766]
  • January 2 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12111, deleting Assistant to the Secretary and Land Utilization Adviser in the Department of the Interior and replacing it with Counselor on Labor Management Relations in the Department of Commerce.[767]
  • January 4 – President Carter issues a memorandum on a program concerning federal pay and anti-inflation.[768]
  • January 4 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations on the subject of international trade agreements.[769]
  • January 4 – President Carter announces the immediate joining of the White House staff by William Simpson, who will take the position of Deputy Assistant to the President.[770]
  • January 4United States Attorney General Griffin Bell says the administration is willing to deport any foreign student that takes part in illegal violence in the US.[771]
  • January 4 – President Carter, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, and their youngest child Amy fly into Guadeloupe for two days of talks at a foundation summit. They arrive at Le Raizet Airport during the afternoon.[772]
  • January 5 – Government sources report that the Defense Department has drafted a new strategic policy intended to prevent or counter a Soviet nuclear strike.[773]
  • January 7Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin says Israel and Egypt are ready to negotiate again to continue the progression toward a peace treaty and were waiting for Washington to invite them back for talks while speaking to reporters. He insists the US government must take the initiative to bring the two countries together and states his hope that this will occur soon.[774]
  • January 7 – During a CBS appearance, United States Secretary of Energy James Schlesinger states the likelihood of a six to seven percent increase in gas prices that year and the possibility of Iranian oil stoppage leading to either rationing or government allocations of supplies in the event that it lasts longer than three months.[775]
  • January 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of K. Mathea Falco for Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics Matters.[776]
  • January 10 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4633, a proclamation of the month of February 1979 as "American Heart Month".[777]
  • January 11 – President Carter calls on Americans in a public statement to rededicate themselves to the principles of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the fiftieth anniversary of his birth.[778]
  • January 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Gordon Vickery for Administrator of the United States Fire Administration.[779]
  • January 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stephen W. Bosworth for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Tunisia.[780]
  • January 26 – President Carter holds his forty-third news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter answers questions from reporters on China and Taiwan, strategic arms limitation, Iran, federal judge selection, his potential re-election campaign, relations between the US and the Soviet Union, and minority education programs.[781]
  • January 27 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Nelson Rockefeller who he credits with "helping to reassure the Nation with his own integrity and vigorous optimism."[782]
Deng Xiaoping and Jimmy Carter at the arrival ceremony for the Vice Premier of China, 29 January 1977
  • January 29 – President Carter attends the welcoming ceremony for Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Deng Xiaoping on the South Lawn.[783]
  • January 29 – In a letter to Speaker of the House of Representatives Tip O'Neill and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Frank Church, President Carter submits a report "on progress made during the past 60 days toward the conclusion of a negotiated solution of the Cyprus problem."[784]
  • January 29 – President Carter attends a state dinner for Xiaoping in the State Dining Room.[785]
  • January 29 – President Carter and Xiaoping deliver remarks in the Opera House of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.[786]
  • January 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Michael Kasha for membership on the National Science Board.[787]
  • January 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Sidney A. Diamond for Assistant Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks.[788]
  • January 30 – President Carter announces the nominations of three individuals for membership on the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science.[789]
  • January 31 – In a message to Congress, President Carter reports "ten proposals to rescind a total of $914.6 million in budget authority previously provided by the Congress."[790]
  • January 31 – President Carter and Xiaoping sign three exchange agreements in the East Room, providing Chinese consular offices in San Francisco and Houston in exchange for American consular offices in Shanghai and Canton, a joint commission on science and technology, and cultural exchanges in journalism, sports, arts, and humanities.[791]
  • January 31 – Energy Secretary Schlesinger says the Carter administration has to decide by April 1 on enforcing mandatory constraints on gas consumption and oil due to the oil imports halt from Iran.[792]
  • January 31 – In a vote of 11 to 2, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes to approve the nomination of George M. Seignious for Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[793]

February

  • February 1 – President Carter announces the appointment of Orville L. Freeman for membership on the Presidential Commission on World Hunger.[794]
  • February 1 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4636, designating March 1979 as "Red Cross Month".[795]
  • February 1 – President Carter issues a memorandum to agency heads instructing them on can be done by the federal government to address Red Cross Month.[796]
  • February 1 – President Carter announces the nominations of Richard R. Allen and George W. Camp for Governors of the United States Postal Service.[797]
  • February 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joan M. Clark for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Malta.[798]
  • February 2 – President Carter announces his according of Herbert F. York as Ambassador while York heads the American delegation to the Comprehensive Test Ban Negotiations.[799]
  • February 2 – President Carter issues a memorandum directing agency and department leadership on what actions he recommends be taken to conserve energy.[800]
  • February 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Loren E. Lawrence for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Jamaica.[801]
  • February 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of John P. Lewis for the rank of Minister amid his tenure as Chairman of the Development Assistance Committee of the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).[802]
  • February 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of A.D. Frazier, Jr. for membership on the National Council on the Humanities.[803]
  • February 8 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4638, designating the week of March 18 as "National Poison Prevention Week".[804]
Mexican president José López Portillo (left) and U.S. President Jimmy Carter (right), 14 February 1979
  • February 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jesse Hill, Jr. for membership on the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation.[805]
  • February 14 – President Carter announces the appointments of members of the President's Commission on Pension Policy.[806]
  • February 14 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12120, ordering the US flag to be flown at half staff at all buildings, grounds, and naval vessels of the federal government in honor of Adolph Dubs.[807]
  • February 14 – President Carter and Mexican President José López Portillo deliver joint remarks at the welcoming ceremony for President Carter at Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport.[808]
  • February 14 – President Carter attends a dinner in his honor in the Banquet Room at the Foreign Ministry Building.[809]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the appointment of Bernard W. Rogers as Supreme Allied Commander by the Defense Planning Committee of the North Atlantic Council.[810]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Dick Clark for Ambassador at Large and United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs.[811]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of June Gibbs Brown for Inspector General of the Interior Department.[812]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles L. Dempsey for Inspector General of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.[813]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Marjorie Fine Knowles for Inspector General of the Department of Labor.[814]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas F. McBride for Inspector General of the Department of Agriculture.[815]
  • February 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Allan L. Reynolds for Inspector General of the Veterans Administration.[816]
  • February 28 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12124, an amendment to the generalized system of preferences.[817]
  • February 28 – President Carter attends the swearing-in ceremony for the membership of the Small Business Conference Commission during an afternoon East Room ceremony.[818]

March

  • March 1 – President Carter sends a message to Congress on the subject of the energy conservation contingency plans Emergency Weekend Gasoline Sales Restrictions, Emergency Building Temperature Restrictions, and Advertising Lighting Restrictions.[819]
  • March 1 – President Carter transmits a Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan to Congress in a message. He says the plan, if enacted alongside the three energy conservation contingency plans he submitted the same day, will "help mitigate the impact of a severe energy supply interruption."[820]
  • March 1 – President Carter meets with Israeli Prime Minister Begin in the former's office during the evening. The two agree afterward that their discussion was "a useful prelude to the extensive talks they will be having over the next days."[821]
  • March 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of James H. Duffy for Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission.[822]
  • March 2 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Senator Dewey Bartlett, who he credits with having "already established himself as a strong conservative voice in the Senate with an abiding concern for solving our Nation's energy problems" in spite of his Senate career being ended by his illness.[823]
  • March 2 – In a statement, President Carter notes that the following day will mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the United States Geological Survey. President Carter mentions its origins and praises it with having provided "vital information upon which we make critical decisions and important national policy."[824]
  • March 2 – President Carter meets with Israel Prime Minister Begin in the Cabinet Room during the morning for "a serious, wide-ranging, and useful discussion of the situation in the region and the problems of building peace there."[825]
  • March 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of William M. Burkhalter for membership on the Renegotiation Board.[826]
  • March 3 – President Carter has lunch with Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau where the two discuss "international and bilateral issues concerning the economy" as well as energy and resolved to deep their collaborations. Carter and Trudeau make a joint appearance on the South Lawn during the afternoon.[827]
  • March 4 – President Carter meets with Israeli Prime Minister Begin for an hour and half with advisors. President Carter puts forward "suggestions designed to help resolve some of the outstanding differences between Egypt and Israel", which Begin states his intent to study these suggestions.[828]
  • March 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Francis J. Meehan for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.[829]
  • March 6 – President Carter submits the Hospital Cost Containment Act of 1979 to Congress in a message. He says the legislation is "one of the most critical anti-inflation" proposals ever considered by Congress.[830]
  • March 6 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4643, a designation of April 1979 as "Cancer Control Month".[831]
  • March 6 – In a statement, President Carter notes the upcoming March 14 will mark the centennial of the birth of Albert Einstein. Carter hails Einstein's achievements during life and his lasting legacy.[832]
  • March 6 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership regarding "Senior Executive Service Conversion Rights of Career Appointees to Presidential Appointments".[833]
  • March 7 – President Carter sends the sixteenth quarterly report of the Council on Wage and Price Stability to Congress in a message, containing a description of the Council's activities during 1978's third quarter.[834]
  • March 7 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of the SES Pay Schedule.[835]
  • March 7Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale and President Carter deliver remarks on the latter's upcoming trip to Egypt and Israel on the South Lawn. Their remarks stress the significance of the trip and a desire by the administration to see a peaceful resolution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.[836]
  • March 7 – President Carter discusses U.S. economic policies affecting developing countries in a message to Congress. President Carter notes his proposal to create an International Development Cooperation Administration and states what purpose it would function in the event of its enactment and several other steps he has currently taken that he believes "will substantially strengthen the coordination of U.S. policies affecting the developing world, and will lead to a more coherent strategy of development and the more effective use of the various bilateral and multilateral instruments by which the U.S. can encourage the growth of developing economies."[837]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lawrence Connell, Jr. for membership on the National Credit Union Administration Board.[838]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of M. Athalie Range for membership on the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.[839]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Mary P. Bass for Inspector General of the Department of Commerce.[840]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank S. Sato for Inspector General of the Department of Transportation.[841]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Eldon D. Taylor for Inspector General of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.[842]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Paul R. Boucher for Inspector General of the Small Business Administration.[843]
  • March 8 – President Carter announces the appointment of Lois K. Sharpe for membership on the Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin.[844]
  • March 14 – In a statement, President Carter says he has been informed by Israeli Prime Minister Begin that the Israeli Cabinet approved the two remaining proposals of their discussions, stating his satisfaction with their decision and the act "means that all of the outstanding issues in the negotiations between Egypt and Israel have now been successfully resolved."[845]
  • March 14 – In a letter to Arizona Senator Dennis DeConcini, President Carter states his confidence in Energy Secretary Schlesinger while admitting the Energy Department can always be improved.[846]
  • March 15 – President Carter announces the appointment of Harold F. Cary for a U.S. Commissioner on the International Commission.[847]
  • March 16 – President Carter announces the nomination of Patricia A. Goldman for membership on the National Transportation Safety Board.[848]
  • March 16 – President Carter announces the appointment of Rebecca R. Polland for membership on the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development.[849]
  • March 16 – President Carter announces the nomination of Dale R. Babione for membership on the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped.[850]
  • March 20 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the Recording Industry Association of America in the East Room.[851]
  • March 21 – President Carter accepts the resignation of Administrator of General Services Joel Solomon in a letter, lauding his leadership with having caused "decades of waste and corruption at the GSA are now being exposed, and those who have betrayed the public trust are being identified and punished."[852]
  • March 21 – President Carter announces the appointment of nine individuals for membership on the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science.[853]
  • March 21 – In a statement, President Carter says the vote of the Israeli Knesset in approving the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt "affirms the deep and long-felt desire of the people of Israel for peace with their neighbors" and better relations between those two countries "will strengthen even more our relations with these two partners in peace and help move toward a stable, cooperative, and peaceful future for all the peoples of the Middle East."[854]
  • March 22 – President Carter transmits the Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation and the Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation to the Senate in a message.[855]
  • March 22 – President Carter transmits the Treaty of Extradition Between the United States of America and the United Mexican States to the Senate for ratification in a message.[856]
  • March 22 – President Carter announces the appointments of four individuals for membership on the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy.[857]
  • March 23 – President Carter issues memorandum on the subject of the 30th anniversary of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program.[858]
  • March 23 – President Carter transmits the seventh annual report on the status of Federal advisory committees in a message to Congress.[859]
  • March 23 – President Carter announces the appointment of Richard W. Riley for membership on the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.[860]
  • March 23 – President Carter announces the appointments of Harold J. Russell, Judith E. Heumann, and Robert G. Sampson for membership on the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped.[861]
  • March 23 – President Carter announces the membership on the Advisory Committee on the Arts.[862]
  • March 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of Rowland G. Freeman III for Administrator of the General Services Administration.[863]
  • March 24 – At Elk City High School gymnasium in Elk City, Oklahoma, President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and then answers questions from reporters on the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, reinstatement of the draft, his religious beliefs, the Equal Rights Amendment, his Elk City farmers meeting, corporate profits, federal regulations, beef price controls, his views on the presidency, his role as peacemaker, voluntary wage guidelines, families with two incomes, abortion, utility bills, food stamp program, and the speed limit.[864]
  • March 25 – President Carter holds his forty-sixth news conference at the Dallas Convention Center. President Carter begins the conference with remarks on broadcasting, concluding that it will "bring to the entire world a truly historic sight" of Prime Ministers Begin and Sadat signing a peace treaty and answers questions from reporters on regulatory reforms, renewable energy sources, broadcast industry deregulation, First Amendment privileges, inflation, a peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, taxation of commercial broadcasters, and inflation.[865]
  • March 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Janet L. Norwood for Commissioner of Labor Statistics at the Labor Department.[866]
  • March 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of H. Stephan Gordon for General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.[867]
  • March 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lewis M. Branscomb for membership on the National Science Board.[868]
  • March 27 – President Carter transmits a message to Congress on the subject of science and technology.[869]
  • March 27 – President Carter attends the US-Egypt Business Council dinner honoring Egyptian President Sadat in the Hall of Flags at the headquarters of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.[870]
  • March 28 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4650, a declaration of the week beginning on May 4, 1979, as "Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week."[871]
  • March 29 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4651, a designation of May 28, 1979, "as a day of prayer for permanent peace".[872]
  • March 29 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard F. Celeste for Director of the Peace Corps.[873]
  • March 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Timothy F. Cleary for reappointment as a member and Chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.[874]
  • March 31 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12127, forming the Federal Emergency Management Agency.[875]
  • March 31 – President Carter announces the appointment of Gordon Vickery for Acting Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.[876]
  • March 31 – President Carter issues a statement on the murder of Airey Neave.[877]
  • March 31 – President Carter attends a fundraising reception for David R. Obey in the Newman High School gymnasium in Wausau, Wisconsin.[878]
  • March 31 – President Carter delivers an address at the Milwaukee Performing Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[879]
  • March 31 – President Carter delivers an address at Wisconsin Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in the East Hall of the Milwaukee Exposition Convention Center and Arena.[880]

April

  • April 1 – President Carter delivers an address at the Middletown Townhall in Middletown, Pennsylvania.[881]
  • April 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert P. Smith for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Liberia.[882]
  • April 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of William L. Swing for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the People's Republic of the Congo.[883]
  • April 2 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4652, a designation of the upcoming April 28 and April 29 as "Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust."[884]
  • April 2 – President Carter submits Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1979 to Congress in a message. He says the plan will "create the Office of Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System and establish the position of Federal Inspector."[885]
  • April 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Read P. Dunn, Jr. for Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.[886]
  • April 4 – President Carter announces the appointment of Marilyn W. Black for membership on the Commission on Presidential Scholars.[887]
  • April 4 – President Carter transmits the Treaty of Extradition Between the United States of America and Japan to the Senate for ratification.[888]
  • April 4 – President Carter announces the appointment of Gloria C. Jimenez for Acting Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).[889]
  • April 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of George C. Eads for membership on the Council of Economic Advisers.[890]
  • April 4 – President Carter transmits the National Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1979 to Congress in a message.[891]
  • April 4 – President Carter reports two budget authority deferrals that had totaled to 109.8 million.[892]
  • April 4 – President Carter delivers an address on hospital cost containment legislation to a group of civic and community leaders assembled in the East Room during a White House briefing.[893]
  • April 4 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12128, authorizing a representative of the Federal Labor Relations Authority "to participate in labor-relations decisions affecting Foreign Service employees".[894]
  • April 5 – President Carter announces the appointment of Fred J. Krumholtz for Chairman of the Ohio River Basin Commission.[895]
  • April 5 – President Carter announces the withdrawal of the nomination of John P. Millhone for membership on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences. The request is made by Millhone after he had accepted a position as Director of the Office of Buildings and Community Systems of the Conservation and Solar Applications Office at the Department of Energy following being nominated.[896]
  • April 5 – President Carter submits the Annual Report of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for FY 1978 to Congress in a message. He lauds the corporation for once again having "prepared a thoughtful report which highlights its efforts for the past fiscal year" and articulating the accomplishments of public broadcasting.[897]
  • April 5 – President Carter delivers an evening address on the energy crisis from the Oval Office. President Carter says he will receive a report in 60 days "on ways to encourage greater use of coal" from the three federal agencies regulating the coal industry and states his intent to "set targets for our 50 States to reduce gasoline consumption and ask each State to meet its target"[898]
  • April 5 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12129, imposing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to establish a Critical Energy Facility Program, "make recommendations to the President as to which nonnuclear facilities should be included in the Program", "provide for appropriate interagency mechanisms for the conduct of multiple agency reviews", "assist participating Executive agencies with the establishment of joint Federal and State and local agency reviews", "keep the President informed on agency performance in meeting scheduled decision deadlines", and "coordinate the procedures established herein with those procedures adopted by the Council on Environmental Quality pursuant to Executive Order No. 11991".[899]
  • April 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard B. Lowe III for Deputy Inspector General at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[900]
  • April 6 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4654, a proclamation of the week beginning on the upcoming May 20 as "World Trade Week" and requesting cooperation of all forms of government in observing that week.[901]
  • April 6 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4655, a revising of national policy on petroleum imports and petroleum products.[902]
  • April 6 – In a statement, President Carter declares "a regional energy emergency exists in the State of Florida of such severity that a temporary suspension of certain particulate and opacity control regulations which apply to fossil-fuel fired electric generating plants under the Florida Air Quality Implementation Plan may be necessary, and that other means of responding to the energy emergency may be inadequate."[903]
  • April 7 – President Carter attends the Virginia Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in the Virginia Room in Richmond, Virginia.[904]
  • April 9 – In a letter to Speaker O'Neill, President Carter sends a bill that if enacted would "authorize supplemental international security assistance for the fiscal year 1979 in support of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel and related agreements".[905]
  • April 10 – President Carter signs the Taiwan Relations Act into law. President Carter says the legislation will "enable the American people and the people on Taiwan to maintain commercial, cultural, and other relations without official Government representation and without diplomatic relations."[906]
  • April 25 – President Carter attends the Annual Convention of the American Newspaper Publishers Association in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City, New York.[907]
  • April 25 – President Carter delivers an address on administration policies and then answers questions on amendments to the Clean Water Act, safety in nuclear power plants, negotiations for peace in the Middle East, inflation, gasoline and oil supplies, nuclear power plant safety, interest rates, impact and funding, education programs, federal mortgage programs, his daughter Amy, the proposal for an Education Department, federal aid for college students, space technology, and nuclear power plants at Portsmouth Senior High School auditorium in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.[908]
  • April 25 – President Carter attends a reception for Governor Hugh Gallen in the Memorial High School gymnasium in Manchester, New Hampshire.[909]
  • April 25 – President Carter attends a Democratic Party fundraising dinner in the Sheraton Wayfarer Hotel Convention Center in Bedford, New Hampshire.[910]
  • April 27 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership on the subject of the Interdepartmental Committee on Domestic Violence. In response to the three to six million acts of violence committed in American homes, Carter says he is "asking the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to chair an Interdepartmental Committee on Domestic Violence to coordinate a review of federal programs which currently provide or could provide assistance to victims of domestic violence, and to formulate a work plan by June 15 to guide our future actions. Please designate a policy-level member of your department or agency to serve as a member of this committee with Secretary Califano."[911]
  • April 27 – President Carter announces the nominations of John Hope Franklin, Lewis Manilow, Olin C. Robison, Neil C. Sherburne, Leonard L. Silverstein, and Mae Sue Talley for membership on the United States Advisory Commission on International Communication, Cultural and Educational Affairs.[912]
  • April 27 – President Carter announces the appointments of Pastora San Juan Cafferty and Walter J. Leonard as members of the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy.[913]
  • April 27 – In a statement, President Carter says the House Science and Technology committee vote to continue construction of the liquid metal fast breeder nuclear reactor at Clinch River "was a significant setback to a rational and responsible nuclear energy policy."[914]
  • April 27 – President Carter commutes the sentences of Valdik Enger and Rudolf Chernyayev in accordance with arrangements worked out by the US and Soviet Union governments.[915]
  • April 28 – President Carter attends the annual dinner for the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education in the Crystal Ballroom at. the Washington Hilton Hotel.[916]
  • April 28 – President Carter attends the White House Correspondents Dinner in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[917]
  • April 30 – President Carter announces the appointment of Helen Meyer for membership on the Advisory Committee of the White House Conference on Library and Information Services.[918]
  • April 30 – President Carter announces the appointment of Paul J. Mishkin for membership on the Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise.[919]
  • April 30 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4659, requesting June 17, 1979, be observed as "Father's Day".[920]
  • April 30 – President Carter holds his forty-eighth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter begins the conference with an address on congressional action over the standby gasoline rationing plan and answers questions from reporters on oil price decontrol, U.S. trade with the Soviet Union and China, strategic arms limitation, soviet dissidents, James Fallows, price and wage guidelines, windfall profits tax, energy, food, and housing prices, Israeli settlement policy, and Rhodesia.[921]
  • April 30 – In a statement, President Carter expresses satisfaction with the Senate vote on the Education Department which he says will "bring tighter management" to over a 100 federal programs, end the current "bureaucratic duplication necessitated by the current organizational structure", cut redtape for those dealing with federal education programs, and "make one Cabinet official responsible full-time for the effective, economical management of programs which cost the American taxpayer $13 billion annually."[922]

May

  • May 1 – In conformity with Section 4 of Public Law 94-110, President Carter transmits the seventh report of the United States Sinai Support Mission to Congress in a message.[923]
  • May 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas E. Harris and Frank P. Reiche for membership on the Federal Election Commission.[924]
  • May 1 – President Carter attends a White House reception in the East Room.[925]
  • May 1 – President Carter transmits regulations pertaining to the personnel system of the Agency for International Development to Congress in a message.[926]
  • May 2 – President Carter attends a welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister of Japan Masayoshi Ohira on the South Lawn.[927]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the John W. Macy, Jr. for Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).[928]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the appointment of Phyllis R. Spielman for membership on the Advisory Committee to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.[929]
  • May 3 – President Carter announces the appointment of Jay P. Altmayer for membership on the Committee for the Preservation of the White House.[930]
  • May 3 – Senator Abraham Ribicoff announces he will not seek a fourth term.[931] President Carter releases a statement responding to the retirement announcement, lauding Ribicoff for having "compiled a distinguished career of public service that can serve as a model of decency, compassion, and ability" and crediting him with having "helped to pave the way for peace between Israel and Egypt."[932]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Luther H. Hodges, Jr. for Under Secretary of Commerce.[933]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frank V. Ortiz, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Guatemala.[934]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of William M. Landau for membership on the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.[935]
  • May 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Leon B. Applewhaite for membership on the Federal Labor Relations Authority.[936]
  • May 4 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12131, extending the membership of the President's Export Council.[937]
  • May 4 – President Carter delivers an address on domestic issues such as inflation, the oil industry, American purchases of Mexico exports, gasohol, wood products, and natural gas extracting to the Iowa State Association of Counties in the Grand Ballroom at the Airport Hilton Inn in Des Moines, Iowa.[938]
  • May 4 – President Carter holds his forty-ninth news conference in the Lower Monterey Room at the Des Moines Hyatt House. President Carter begins the conference with an address in opposition to congressional approval of the Clinch River breeder reactor and answers questions from reporters on inflation, energy conservation, American prisoners in Israel, his candidacy in the 1980 Presidential election, nuclear power, gasohol, gasoline shortages, a wood-burning stove for the White House, oil price controls, exchanges of agricultural products for oil, oil company profits, and fuel supplies for agriculture.[939]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends a reception for the Iowa Democratic Party in Monterey Rooms 3 and 4 at the Des Moines Hyatt House in Des Moines. President Carter delivers remarks on the ratification of SALT, a national American energy policy, and farm income.[940]
  • May 4 – President Carter attends a memorial tribute for assassinated Mayor of San Francisco George Moscone at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, California.[941]
  • May 5 – In a statement, President Carter notes the possible causes for the gasoline shortage in California and states his directing "Secretary Schlesinger to immediately determine the facts of this situation, in consultation with State and local government and private leaders" and "the Department of Energy to move immediately to ensure that recent changes in the allocation program to provide additional gasoline to high-use areas, such as southern California, are strictly enforced." Carter requests that Californians resist urges to retain full takes at all times, citing this as only increasing the issue amid "a great need to avoid all nonessential use of gasoline."[942]
  • May 5 – President Carter attends the dedication ceremony of the Placita de Dolores in Los Angeles, California.[943]
  • May 7 – President Carter transmits an amendment to the Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan to Congress in a message. Carter says the enactment of the amendment will provide each state "an expanded State Ration Reserve of eight percent not only to provide for the needs of the handicapped and hardship applicants as already provided in the plan, but to provide additional flexibility to the states in dispensing supplemental ration allotments to citizens with special needs."[944]
  • May 7 – President Carter transmits the seventeenth quarterly report of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in a message to Congress. The report is said to contain information on the activities of the Council during 1978's fourth quarter "in monitoring both prices and wages in the private sector and various Federal Government activities that may lead to higher costs and prices without creating commensurate benefits" as well as the Council's discussions on "reports, analyses, and filings before Federal regulatory agencies and the Council's role in the anti-inflation program."[945]
  • May 7 – President Carter announces the membership of the U.S. delegation to the 32d World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization.[946]
  • May 7 – President Carter transmits the second National Energy Plan to Congress in a message. President Carter reflects on the first National Energy Plan he unveiled as well as the steps he mentioned during his latest energy address to the nation and how the second plan "shows how these programs relate to our overall energy problem, and to the other policies and programs which we must carry forward."[947]
  • May 7 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on his view that a regional energy emergency exists in the State of Florida, advocating for "a temporary suspension of certain particulate and opacity control regulations which apply to fossil-fuel fired electric generating plants under the Florida Air Quality Implementation Plan be necessary, and that other means of responding to the energy emergency may be inadequate, I hereby extend that determination from May 5 to June 4, 1979."[948]
  • May 8 – President Carter signs Proclamation 4660, designating the week starting on the upcoming June 10 "as National Flag Week" and calling for government officials to adhere to this proclamation by displaying the flag on all government buildings throughout the week.[949]
  • May 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Alfred L. Atherton, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Arab Republic of Egypt.[950]
  • May 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of Arthur L. Nims III as Judge of the U.S. Tax Court.[951]
  • May 8 – President Carter submits an amendment to the Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan to Congress in a message, which he says will provide each state "with an expanded State Ration Reserve of eight percent not only to provide for the needs of the handicapped and hardship applicants as already provided in the plan, but to provide additional flexibility to the states in dispensing supplemental ration allotments to citizens with special needs."[952]
  • May 9 – President Carter transmits the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Hungarian People's Republic for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion to the Senate for ratification in a message.[953]
  • May 9 – President Carter transmits the Treaty of Friendship between the United States of America and Tuvalu to the Senate for ratification in a message, which he writes "will further United States foreign policy interest in promoting peace, security and development of the region and assure nondiscriminatory access to the region by the United States fishing fleet and other vessels contributing to the American Samoan economy."[954]
  • May 9 – In a statement, President Carter applauds the Senate for their approval of the Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan, which he says "creates a national ration reserve to deal with critical national emergencies", and calls on the House to copy the Senate by placing "the national interest above narrower interests".[955]
  • May 23 – President Carter announces the appointment of John C. Rouillard for membership on the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.[956]
  • May 23 – President Carter participates in a question and answer session with the National Cable Television Association from the Map Room of the White House, beginning with an address on national goals and answering questions on strategic arms limitations, inflation, and energy.[957]
  • May 23 – President Carter submits the Social Welfare Reform Amendments of 1979 and the Work and Training Opportunities Act of 1979 to Congress in a message as part of his welfare reform program. He insists that the enactment of both programs "will be an important step in addressing the key failings of the present welfare system-promoting efficiency, improving incentives and opportunities to work, and substantially improving the incomes of millions of poor people."[958]
  • May 23 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12139, authorizing the Attorney General "to approve electronic surveillance to acquire foreign intelligence information without a court order, but only if the Attorney General makes the certifications required by that Section" and "approve applications to the court having jurisdiction under Section 103 of that Act to obtain orders for electronic surveillance for the purpose of obtaining foreign intelligence information." It also serves an amendment to Executive Order 12036.[959]
  • May 23 – In a statement, President Carter notes the importance of the hearings on sunset legislation by the House Rules Committee and he says leading sunset bill H.R. 2 "will double the proportion of the Federal budget that is subject to periodic review" and "ensure that we take a hard look at most Federal programs at least once a decade."[960]
  • May 24 – President Carter announces the appointments of 27 individuals for membership on the President's Export Council.[961]
  • May 24 – President Carter attends the swearing-in ceremony for the chairman and membership of the President's Export Council during a Roosevelt Room ceremony.[962]
  • May 24 – President Carter announces his decision to send a team of top officials from several federal agencies on a trip to Kansas City the following day for meetings with Midwestern Governors and their representatives regarding diesel fuel shortage problems.[963]
  • May 24 – In a statement, President Carter says Congress, through its approval of the first budget resolution, "has joined the administration in recognizing the urgency of fiscal restraint, while still providing for critical national needs. I congratulate the Congress and, in particular, Chairmen Muskie and Giaimo, who guided the resolution through their respective Houses."[964]
  • May 25 – President Carter announces the appointments of nine individuals for membership on the National Commission on Employment Policy.[965]
  • May 25 – President Carter attends the spring meeting of the Democratic National Committee in the Park Ballroom at the Sheraton-Park Hotel, delivering an address on the history of the Democratic Party and answers questions on the accomplishments of his administration, oil price decontrols, and the 1980 Democratic National Convention.[966]
  • May 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of John Mark Deutch for Under Secretary of Energy.[967]
  • May 26 – President Carter signs S. 631 into law. The bill authorizes "the presentation of a specially struck gold medal to John Wayne."[968]
  • May 29 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of U.S. District Judge John II. Wood, Jr., calling his assassination "an assault on our very system of justice."[969]
  • May 29 – President Carter holds his fiftieth news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Carter delivers an address on Executive Order 12140 along with production of oil and answers questions from reporters on oil supplies and prices, tax reductions, wage and price guidelines, his leadership responsibility, relations with Congress, the organization of petroleum exporting countries, his fishing trips, Rhodesia, Soviet dissidents and their families being released, his support within the Democratic Party, strategic arms and the MX missile, the Middle East, and Bert Lance.[970]
  • May 29 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12140, granting American governors "the authority to establish a system of end-user allocation for motor gasoline, subject to the terms and conditions as set forth below" and supply gasoline to vehicles meeting a set of prerequisites.[971]
  • May 29 – President Carter attends the 30th Annual Brotherhood Citation dinner of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel.[972]
  • May 30 – President Carter attends a White House reception for Vietnam Veterans Week in the East Room.[973]
  • May 30 – President Carter issues a memorandum to department and agency leadership regarding the Economic Policy Group as well as coordination in economic policy-making, stating which procedures that will be implemented immediately in order to "assure efficient coordination of economic policymaking".[974]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Alan A. Parker for an Assistant Attorney General.[975]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of Maurice Rosenberg for an Assistant Attorney General.[976]
  • May 31 – President Carter announces the nomination of 19 public members and 6 Government representatives to the President's Commission on Executive Exchange.[977]

June

  • June 1 – President Carter transmits his recommendation on the authority to waive subsections (a) and (b) of section 402 of the Trade Act of 1974 be extended for a further period of twelve months in a message to Congress.[978]
  • June 1 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Secretary of State on the subject of trade with Romania and Hungary.[979]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of James Keough Bishop for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Niger.[980]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the appointment of Sally Angela Shelton as United States Special Representative to the States of Antigua, Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla, and Saint Vincent.[981]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Daniel Marcus for General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture.[982]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Truman A. Morrison III to the vacancy on the District of Columbia Superior Court.[983]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Vincent P. Barabba for Director of the Bureau of the Census.[984]
  • June 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Andrew A. DiPrete for membership on the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.[985]
  • June 2 – President Carter delivers an address on the role Indiana played in his election to the presidency and the SALT treaty to dinner guests in Convention Hall C at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.[986]
  • June 2 – President Carter attends the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner of the Indiana Democratic Party in Convention Hall B at the Indianapolis Convention Center.[987]
  • June 3 – President Carter attends a memorial service for A. Philip Randolph at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church.[988]
  • June 4 – In a letter to Speaker O'Neill and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Church, Carter submits a report "on progress made during the past sixty days toward the conclusion of a negotiated solution of the Cyprus problem."[989]
  • June 4 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4664, a designation of July 18 as "National P.O.W.-M.I.A. Recognition Day".[990]
  • June 5 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12141, an attempt to provide "an orderly implementation of the independent review of Federal water resource programs and projects".[991]
  • June 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Walter J. McDonald for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury.[992]
  • June 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard I. Beattie for General Counsel of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[993]
  • June 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Michael R. Kelley for membership on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.[994]
  • June 5 – President Carter announces the appointment of four individuals for Commissioners of the United States Section of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission.[995]
  • June 6 – President Carter submits legislation intended reform the Federal civilian employee compensation system to Congress in a message, saying the proposals "will insure that Federal employees are rewarded fairly for their work and that taxpayers' dollars for such compensation are well spent" while being part of his "continuing efforts to make the operation of the Federal government more efficient, effective and equitable."[996]
  • June 6 – President Carter and Chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt meet for discussions on the Tokyo summit and energy crisis, agreeing on the importance of the SALT II agreement for both the US and Europe.[997]
  • June 6 – President Carter and Chancellor Schmidt make a joint public appearance on the South Grounds.[998]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of G. H. Patrick Bursley for membership on the National Transportation Safety Board.[999]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the appointment of seven individuals for public membership on the National Alcohol Fuels Commission.[1,000]
  • June 7 – President Carter addresses the founding convention of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union in the Sheraton-Park Ballroom at the Sheraton-Park Hotel. His address includes a national health program and the SALT treaty.[1,001]
  • June 7 – President Carter announces the United States will not be lifting Zimbabwe-Rhodesian sanctions, saying it is not in the best interest of the US or the people of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia.[1,002]
  • June 7 – President Carter attends a White House dinner honoring the Black Music Association on the South Grounds.[1,003]
  • June 8 – Deputy Press Secretary Rex Granum announces President Carter has determined the US will pursue a full-scale MX and that "the decision will continue the longstanding U.S. policy of maintaining a triad of three survivable strategic force components: intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-launched ballistic missiles, and heavy bombers."[1,004]
  • June 8 – President Carter announces the nomination of John T. Rhett for Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System.[1,005]
  • June 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Tyrone Brown for reappointment to membership on the Federal Communications Commission.[1,006]
  • June 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of John R. Evans for reappointment to membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission.[1,007]
  • June 11 – President Carter announced the appointment of four individuals for membership on the National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education.[1,008]
  • June 11 – President Carter meets with Vice President of Egypt Husni Mubarak in the Oval Office for a review of the status of cooperation between Egypt and the United States in various areas.[1,009]
  • June 12 – President Carter announces his proposal to Congress of a national health plan which he says "will meet the most urgent needs in health care of the American people in a practical, cost-efficient, and fiscally responsible manner" through providing millions of Americans with health care and protecting them against costs for illnesses.[1,010]
  • June 12 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of John Wayne, who he calls "a symbol of many of the most basic qualities that made America great. The ruggedness, the tough independence, the sense of personal conviction and courage—on and off the screen—reflected the best of our national character."[1,011]
  • June 12 – President Carter issues a memorandum for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency declaring "a regional energy emergency no longer exists in Florida".[1,012]
  • June 12 – President Carter announces the appointments of two individuals for membership of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.[1,013]
  • June 12 – President Carter announces the appointments of three individuals for membership of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.[1,014]
  • June 13 – In a letter to Speaker O'Neill and President of the Senate Mondale, President Carter transmits legislation to form "a comprehensive program with the financial responsibility shared by Federal, State and local governments as well as industry" that is said to establish "a comprehensive and uniform system of notification, emergency response, enforcement, liability and limited economic compensation for such incidents."[1,015]
  • June 13 – President Carter signs S. 613 into law, "authorizing that a special gold medal be struck in recognition of Hubert Humphrey's distinguished career".[1,016]
  • June 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of John Howard Moxley III for Assistant Secretary of Defense.[1,017]
  • June 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Samuel B. Nemirow for Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Maritime Affairs.[1,018]
  • June 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jean McKee for membership on the United States Advisory Commission on International Communication, Cultural and Educational Affairs.[1,019]
  • June 14 – President Carter delivers an address on the summit in Vienna and SALT II treaty on the South Lawn.[1,020]
  • June 14 – President Carter signs Veterans' Health Care Amendments of 1979 into law. President Carter says the legislation will enable the United States Department of Veterans Affairs "provide special readjustment counseling for Vietnam era veterans and their families" and "establish a 5-year pilot program for the treatment and rehabilitation of veterans with alcohol or drug dependence or abuse problems."[1,021]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Anne Clark Martindell for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to New Zealand and to Western Samoa.[1,022]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Louis F. Moret for Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact at the Energy Department.[1,023]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Stuart M. Statler for Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.[1,024]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of P. A. Mack, Jr. for membership on the National Credit Union Administration Board.[1,025]
  • June 14 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frankie M. Freeman for Inspector General of the Community Services Administration.[1,026]
  • June 15 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles J. Chamberlain for reappointment for membership on the Railroad Retirement Board.[1,027]
  • June 18 – President Carter delivers an address to a joint session of Congress at the Vienna Summit in the House Chamber of the Capitol. The remarks primarily endorse the ratification of SALT II and the effect it will have on relations between the United States and Soviet Union.[1,028]
  • June 19 – President Carter transmits the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 to Congress in a message. President Carter endorses the legislation as implementing "domestic law as required or appropriate to implement the Geneva agreements, and fulfill our international commitment" as well as offering opportunities to Americans through involvement with the international community.[1,029]
  • June 20 – During a dedication ceremony, President Carter announces his intention to send Congress "legislative recommendations for a new solar strategy that will move our Nation toward true energy security and abundant, readily available energy supplies."[1,030]
  • June 26 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on refugees, discussions he may have had on relations between the United States and the Soviet Union, Japanese concern over American presence in North Asia and other Asian countries, and the upcoming summit meeting outside the American ambassador's residence in Tokyo.[1,031]
  • June 26 – President Carter attends a reception with members of the Japanese diet at the residence of Hirokichi Nada in Tokyo.[1,032]
  • June 30 – President Carter delivers remarks at Robertson Memorial Field on the role the Signal Corps plays to the executive branch and reflects on his own military career.[1,033]

July

  • July 1 – President Carter delivers remarks at a reception in the Officer's Club of Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii.[1,034]
  • July 2 – President Carter announces the nominations of six public members and five Government members on the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank.[1,035]
  • July 3 – President Carter announces the nomination of Jane McGrew for General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.[1,036]
  • July 5 – White House Press Secretary Jody Powell announces President Carter "intends to propose at an early date a series of strong measures to restrain United States demand for imported oil" and "is in the process of assessing major domestic issues which he believes are important to the country and which include, but go beyond, the question of energy."[1,037]
  • July 6 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on the subject of Florida energy emergency.[1,038]
  • July 9 – President Carter says he has "received a personal commitment from Crown Prince Fahd of Saudi Arabia to increase substantially crude oil production for a significant and specific period of time" while speaking to members of Congress at Camp David.[1,039]
  • July 10 – President Carter announces the appointment of Abbi Fisher for membership on the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.[1,040]
  • July 10 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Arthur Fiedler, who he credits with introducing "millions to the infinite variety and pleasures of music."[1,041]
  • July 10 – President Carter sends a message to Congress on the subject of the national energy supply shortage.[1,042]
  • July 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Harvey J. Feldman for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Papua New Guinea and to the Solomon Islands.[1,043]
  • July 11 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4665, "an extension for the period of June 14, 1979 through February 13, 1980, of the temporary quantitative limitations imposed by Proclamation 4445".[1,044]
  • July 11 – In a statement, President Carter says the House approval of the Education Department legislation "will streamline administration of more than 150 Federal education programs, saving tax dollars and cutting redtape" as well as cause better management for health and human services programs by the federal government.[1,045]
  • July 16 – President Carter attends the Annual Convention of the National Association of Counties in the H. Roe Bartle Convention Center ballroom in Kansas City, Missouri.[1,046]
  • July 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of William P. Hobgood for Assistant Secretary of Labor for labor-management relations.[1,047]
  • July 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of James W. Spain for Deputy Representative of the United States to the United Nations.[1,048]
  • July 23 – President Carter announces the nomination of Harold Alonza Black for membership on the National Credit Union Administration Board.[1,049]
  • July 24 – President Carter submits a 6.2 million deferral in budget authority for the Bureau of Prisons in the Department of Justice to Congress in a message.[1,050]
  • July 24 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert Joseph Brown for membership on the National Mediation Board.[1,051]
  • July 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of William D. Wolle for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the United Arab Emirates.[1,052]
  • July 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Paul A. Volcker for Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.[1,053]
  • July 25 – Press Secretary Jody Powell says President Carter has requested "Hedley Donovan to serve as a Senior Adviser to the President", a request that Donovan is confirmed to have accepted.[1,054]
  • July 25 – In a letter to Speaker O'Neill and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Church, President Carter submits a "report on progress made during the past sixty days toward the conclusion of a negotiated solution of the Cyprus problem."[1,055]
  • July 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ronald P. Wertheim for membership on the Merit Systems Protection Board.[1,056]
  • July 25 – President Carter holds his fifty-first news conference in the East Room, beginning the conference with an address on notional goals of his administration such as American energy security, and answers questions from reporters on the federal budget, changes to his cabinet as well as his potential re-election campaign, his health, the selection of Charles Duncan as Energy Secretary, Hamilton Jordan, relations with the news media, the value of the dollar, Nicaragua, the US economy, the windfall profits tax, his support of United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Roberts Harris, and the House of Representatives' amending of a standby rationing plan bill earlier in the day.[1,057]
  • July 26 – President Carter signs the Trade Agreements Act of 1979 into law during a morning ceremony in the Rose Garden. President Carter says the legislation "strengthens and solidifies America's position in the international trade community" through its revising the rules of international trade for what he calls "a fairer and more equitable and more open environment for world trade."[1,058]
  • July 27 – President Carter transmits the text of the proposed Agreement Between the United States and Australia Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy in a message to Congress.[1,059]
  • July 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Moon Landrieu for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.[1,060]
  • July 27 – In a letter to Speaker O'Neill and President of the Senate Mondale, Carter transmits legislation for a proposed Solar Energy Development Bank which he says if enacted "provides for incentives which can, in conjunction with other governmental actions to be undertaken as part of the Administration's program, stimulate the installation of solar energy systems in residential and commercial properties on a significant scale."[1,061]
  • July 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Neil Goldschmidt for United States Secretary of Transportation.[1,062]
  • July 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of William A. Clement, Jr. and Graciela Olivarez for membership on the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank.[1,063]
  • July 31 – President Carter announces his nomination of Jay Janis for membership on the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.[1,064]
  • July 31 – President Carter delivers remarks outside the Cane Run facility in Louisville, Kentucky on energy security legislation and the current developments pertaining to it potentially being passed.[1,065]
  • July 31 – In the Bardstown High School gymnasium in Bardstown, Kentucky, President Carter delivers remarks on the subject of the energy crisis and answers questions on standby gasoline rationing plan, telephone service, volunteer armed forces, the Education Department, oil industry rights, goals of his administration, coal and the environment, regulatory reform, Indochina refugees, American foreign policy, health programs, strategic arms limitation, and hazardous waste disposal.[1,066]

September

  • September 3 – President Carter attends a Labor Day White House picnic on the South Lawn.[1,067]
  • September 4 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12154, placing several positions are placed in level IV of the Executive Schedule.[1,068]
  • September 6 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4679, designating the first Sunday following Labor Day as "National Grandparents Day".[1,069]
  • September 6 – President Carter commutes the sentences of Oscar Collazo, Rafael Cancel Miranda, Irving Flores Rodriguez, and Lolita Lebron.[1,070]
  • September 6 – President Carter attends a reception for the World Conference on Religion and Peace in the East Room.[1,071]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces his low income energy assistance program which he says if enacted "would provide $1.6 billion in aid this winter, and $2.4 billion per year thereafter" as well as address the need of "alleviating the impact of higher energy prices on those who are suffering most from higher energy prices."[1,072]
  • September 12 – President Carter makes an appearance at the Steubenville High School auditorium in Steubenville, Ohio. President Carter begins with an address on administration policies relating to the steel industry, and answers questions on energy prices, fuel supplies, energy programs, coal supplies, employment in the coal industry, nuclear energy, coal and environmental standards, coal production, renewable energy supplies, and energy efficient automobiles.[1,073]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of George M. Fumich, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Fossil Energy.[1,074]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ruth M. Davis for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Resource Applications.[1,075]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of John C. Sawhill for Deputy Secretary of Energy.[1,076]
  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of William Walker Lewis for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Policy and Evaluation.[1,077]
  • September 27 – President Carter reports four new deferrals of budget authority of 861.9 million as well as a revision to deferral that had been transmitted earlier, increasing the amount deferred by $3.8 million, in a message to Congress.[1,078]
  • September 27 – President Carter delivers remarks on receiving the final report from the President's Commission on the Holocaust at the Rose Garden ceremony.[1,079]
  • September 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert W. Komer for Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.[1,080]
  • September 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of William E. Hallett for Commissioner of Indian Affairs.[1,081]
  • September 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of William B. Welsh for an Assistant Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.[1,082]
  • September 27 – President Carter announces the appointments of twelve individuals for membership on the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee.[1,083]
  • September 27 – In a statement, President Carter lauds the House vote on the Education Department legislation as "a significant milestone in my effort to make the Federal Government more efficient" and thanks Chairman Jack Brooks and Speaker O'Neill for their leadership in securing its passage.[1,084]
  • September 27 – President Carter signs the Panama Canal Act of 1979 into law. The legislation implements the 1977 Panama Canal Treaty and insures the United States continues operating the Panama Canal through the Panama Canal Commission until 1999.[1,085]
  • September 28 – During an appearance in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building, President Carter announces his administration "has achieved a new national accord with the broadest possible impact in order to fight against inflation." The accord establishes a Pay Advisory Committee and a Price Advisory Committee.[1,086]
  • September 28 – In a message to Congress, President Carter reports "a routine revision to a previously transmitted deferral" for the Transportation Department.[1,087]
  • September 28 – President Carter issues a memorandum to the Administrator of the Agency for International Development on the subject of procuring grain in Nicaragua.[1,088]

October

  • October 1 – President Carter issues a message to Congress on the budget rescission and deferrals.[1,089]
  • October 1 – President Carter delivers an evening Oval Office address on Soviet Union combat troops in Cuba and the SALT treaty.[1,090]
  • October 2 – President Carter meets with President of Liberia William R. Tolbert, Jr. in the Cabinet Room for "a warm and comprehensive exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues."[1,091]
  • October 2Reubin O'D. Askew is sworn in as the 7th United States Trade Representative in the East Room.[1,092]
  • October 2 – President Carter sends a message to Congress on the subject of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Trails Systems.[1,093]
  • October 2 – In a message to Congress, President Carter transmits his "recommendations and proposals with respect to the designation of the Tuolumne River in California."[1,094]
  • October 4 – President Carter signs the Health Planning and Resources Development Amendments of 1979 into law. The legislation is said by Carter to be an extension of the health planning program and states his disappointment that the bill "contains amendments which may weaken the authority of planning agencies to control unnecessary spending and continues unneeded construction authorities."[1,095]
  • October 4 – In a statement, President Carter says approval by the Senate of an energy mobilization board "represents a major step forward in the joint effort of the Congress and my administration to achieve energy security for our Nation."[1,096]
  • October 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Barbara W. Newell for the position of Ambassador during her tenure in Paris as U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).[1,097]
  • October 4 – President Carter announces the designation of McGeorge Bundy as Chairman of the General Advisory Committee to the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[1,098]
  • October 4 – President Carter announces the designation of Harold Howe as Chairman of the National Council on Educational Research.[1,099]
  • October 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Billy M. Wise for Assistant Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.[1,100]
  • October 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert B. Oakley for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Zaire.[1,101]
  • October 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of Anne Forrester Holloway for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Mali.[1,102]
  • October 10 – President Carter signs the Federal Magistrate Act of 1979 into law. President Carter says the legislation "will expand the jurisdiction of United States magistrates in both civil and criminal cases, and will ensure that magistrates are appointed on merit" and "improve the capabilities and efficiency of the Federal court system, while at the same time preserving parties' rights and reducing the expense of litigation."[1,103]
  • October 10 – President Carter signs S. 756 into law, an authorization of appropriations for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy for fiscal years 1980 through 1983.[1,104]
  • October 17 – President Carter signs the Department of Education Organization Act into law during a morning signing ceremony in the East Room. The act separates the United States Department of Health and Human Services the Department of Education.[1,105]
  • October 17 – In a statement, President Carter notes the fifteenth anniversary of the beginning of Job Corps and its contributions to society.[1,106]
  • October 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joan Zeldes Bernstein for General Counsel of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[1,107]
  • October 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of William G. Bowdler for Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs.[1,108]
  • October 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of Frederick A. Rody, Jr. for Deputy Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration in the Department of Justice.[1,109]
  • October 17 – President Carter announces the appointment of two individuals for membership on the Board of Directors of the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., in the Department of Justice.[1,110]
  • October 17 – President Carter announces the nomination of N. Jerold Cohen for Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service in the Department of the Treasury.[1,111]
  • October 30 – President Carter speaks on his receiving of the final report by the commission investigating the Three Mile Island accident during a morning appearance in the Briefing Room.[1,112]
  • October 30 – In a statement, President Carter speaks of his conviction that Shirley Hufstedler is ideal for the position of United States Secretary of Education.[1,113]
  • October 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of George W. Cunningham for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Energy.[1,114]
  • October 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas E. Stelson for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Conservation and Solar Applications.[1,115]
  • October 30 – President Carter announces the reappointment of Stephen I. Danzansky for a four year term of membership on the District of Columbia Law Revision Commission.[1,116]
  • October 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert Hormats for Deputy Special Representative for Trade Negotiations.[1,117]
  • October 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Patricia M. Byrne for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma.[1,118]
  • October 30 – The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee votes in favor of the Alaska lands bill. In a statement, President Carter thanks Senators Jackson and Tsongas in particular for their support of the measure.[1,119]
  • October 31 – President Carter delivers a Briefing Room address in which he announces steps being taken by the administration to further industrial innovation in the US "and more generally with similar types of economic problems that will be facing our country in the 1980's."[1,120]
  • October 31 – In a message to Congress, President Carter addresses industrial innovation and announces measures he writes "will help ensure our country's continued role as the world's leader in industrial innovation."[1,121]
  • October 31 – President Carter issues a memorandum on the Small Business Administration.[1,122]

November

  • November 1 – President Carter announces the appointment of Fernando Manfredo as Deputy Administrator of the Panama Canal Commission.[1,123]
  • November 1 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of Mamie Eisenhower, calling her a "warm and gracious First Lady".[1,124]
  • November 1 – President Carter presents the President's Environmental Youth Awards in the Rose Garden.[1,125]
  • November 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert H. Harris for membership on the Council on Environmental Quality.[1,126]
  • November 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Angler Biddle Duke, of New York City, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Kingdom of Morocco.[1,127]
  • November 1 – President Carter announces the nomination of Victor Marrero for Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.[1,128]
  • November 2 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4698, designating November 4, 1979 as "Will Rogers Day".[1,129]
  • November 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Togo D. West, Jr. for General Counsel of the Department of Defense.[1,130]
  • November 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of William A. Lubbers for General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).[1,131]
  • November 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Michael J. Calhoun for membership on the United States International Trade Commission.[1,132]
  • November 28 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert E. Baldwin for membership on the United States International Trade Commission.[1,133]
  • November 28 – President Carter holds his fifty-third news conference in the East Room. President Carter answers questions on Iran, the American political climate, embassy security, Henry Kissinger, American relations with Islamic nations, the Iran hostage crisis, and the Shah investigation.[1,134]
  • November 29 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12173, instating a continuation of existing Panama Canal regulations.[1,135]
  • November 29 – President Carter announces the nomination of Sanford M. Litvack for Assistant Attorney General.[1,136]
  • November 29 – President Carter announces the nomination of Marvin S. Cohen for reappointment for membership on the Civil Aeronautics Board.[1,137]
  • November 30 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12174 during a morning appearance in the Cabinet Room. The legislation sets a limit on paperwork budget which can only be overlooked by federal agencies with the president's approval.[1,138]
  • November 30 – During a morning appearance in the Briefing Room, Press Secretary Powell announces President Carter "intends to nominate Victor Palmieri as Ambassador at Large, with special responsibilities for coordinating refugee affairs."[1,139]
  • November 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Ira M. Schwartz for Associate Administrator of Law Enforcement Assistance.[1,140]
  • November 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Leslie J. Goldman for Assistant Secretary of Energy.[1,141]
  • November 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of John A. Calhoun III for Chief of the Children's Bureau at the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.[1,142]
  • November 30 – President Carter releases a statement on the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe affirming the commitment of the US to human rights both domestic and abroad.[1,143]
  • November 30 – President Carter signs H.R. 4440 into law. The legislation serves to fund the Interstate Commerce Commission, the commission's regulation of trucking and railroads being said by President Carter to be "a top item on the regulatory reform agenda for 1980."[1,144]

December

  • December 2 – In a statement, President Carter says the Shah will be cared for in "a secure convalescent facility where he can recuperate pending further travel plans" courtesy of an agreement by the American government.[1,145]
  • December 4 – President Carter announces the appointment of eleven members to the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.[1,146]
  • December 4 – President Carter announces his re-election campaign in the East Room. The speech states his intentions over the course of running for a second term and reflects on his tenure.[1,147]
  • December 7 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12176, extending the time the President's Commission on the Coal Industry has to complete its report.[1,148]
  • December 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Deane R. Hinton for Assistant Secretary of State.[1,149]
  • December 7 – President Carter delivers remarks on the Iran hostage crisis in the lobby at the State Department, reaffirming his commitment to resolving the dispute without "any military action that would cause bloodshed or arouse the unstable captors of our hostages to attack them or to punish them".[1,150]
  • December 9 – President Carter attends a fundraising dinner for the O'Neill Chair at Boston College in the Regency Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.[1,151]
  • December 10 – The five members of the Federal Council on the Aging are sworn in during an afternoon ceremony in the Cabinet Room.[1,152]
  • December 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of John H. Dalton for membership on the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.[1,153]
  • December 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of Sidney Anders Rand for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Norway.[1,154]
  • December 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Homer E. Moyer, Jr. for General Counsel of the Commerce Department.[1,155]
  • December 12 – President Carter addresses members of the Business Council on the administration's defense policy during an afternoon appearance in the East Room.[1,156]
  • December 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Albert P. Smith for Federal Cochairman of the Appalachian Regional Commission.[1,157]
  • December 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph A. Doyle for Assistant Secretary of the Navy.[1,158]
  • December 13 – President Carter signs S. 239 into law. President Carter says the legislation reauthorizes "funding for the domestic volunteer service programs administered by the ACTION agency."[1,159]
  • December 13 – President Carter announces the nomination of James W. Spain for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Turkey.[1,160]
  • December 13 – Press Secretary Jody Powell responds to the reports of international observers being allowed to see those captive in the Iran hostage crisis during a White House briefing.[1,161]
  • December 13 – President Carter attends a session of a White House briefing with Gannett newspaper and broadcast executives in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[1,162]
  • December 13 – President Carter attends the Christmas Pageant of Peace on the Ellipse.[1,163]
  • December 14 – In a message to Congress, President Carter transmits "the attached study of the feasibility of adding the Cahaba River in Alabama to the national Wild and Scenic Rivers system."[1,164]
  • December 14 – President Carter announces the three individuals being appointed to the Emergency Board to investigate the Long Island railroad dispute.[1,165]
  • December 14 – President Carter issues a memorandum on international trade negotiations between the US and other regions.[1,166]
  • December 17 – President Carter attends the South Lawn welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher.[1,167]
  • December 17 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12184, establishing the President's Special Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research.[1,168]
  • December 17 – The White House releases a statement confirming that a settlement has been reached in the Rhodesjan settlement.[1,169]
  • December 17 – President Carter attends the lighting of the National Menorah at Lafayette Square.[1,170]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the nomination of Colbert I. King for United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.[1,171]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the nomination of David S. King for U.S. Alternate Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.[1,172]
  • December 19 – President Carter accepts the resignation of George M. Seignious as Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. President Carter announces the nomination Ralph Earle III to succeed Seignious as Director.[1,173]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the nomination of Matthew Nimetz for Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology.[1,174]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the nomination of Rozanne L. Ridgway for the position of Counselor to the Department of State.[1,175]
  • December 19 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph Charles Zengerle III for Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.[1,176]
  • December 20 – President Carter transmits the treaty between the United States of America and Peru on the execution of penal sentences to the Senate in a message.[1,177]
  • December 24 – The Soviet–Afghan War begins with the deployment of the 40th Army.
  • December 28 – President Carter meets with Israeli Minister of Defense Ezer Weizman.[1,178]
  • December 29 – President Carter signs the Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1980 into law. The legislation authorizes appropriations for the national security programs of the Energy Department in the 1980 fiscal year and "the creation of a facility to demonstrate the feasibility of storing certain nuclear wastes from defense activities."[1,179]
  • December 31 – In a statement, President Carter notes his satisfaction with signing H.R. 5079, authorizing American participation in Energy-Expo '82, the International Energy Exposition to be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1982.[1,180]
  • December 31 – President Carter signs the Meat Import Act of 1979 into law. President Carter says the legislation "provides that at least 1.25 billion pounds of imported beef will be available each year."[1,181]

1980

January

  • January 1 – President Carter designates April 22, 1980 as "Earth Day".[1,182]
  • January 2 – President Carter signs Executive Order 12188, a trade reorganization, in the East Room of the White House during the afternoon.[1,183] President Carter holds an afternoon meeting with the National Security Council and other senior advisers in relation to the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet–Afghan War.[1,184]
  • January 3 – President Carter announces the recess appointment of William Joseph Driver for Commissioner of Social Security.[1,185] President Carter signs the National Capital Transportation Amendments of 1979, providing an authorization of additional federal funding to see to the completion of the full Washington metropolitan area rapid transit system.[1,186]
  • January 4 – President Carter delivers an address on the Soviet–Afghan War in the Oval Office during the evening.[1,187]
  • January 6 – President Carter holds a meeting with Secretary-General of the United Nations Kurt Waldheim in the Oval Office for a detailed review of Waldheim's trip to Tehran during the evening.[1,188]
  • January 7 – President Carter issues a memorandum on agricultural commodities shipments to the Soviet Union.[1,189] President Carter signs the Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979, allowing the federal government "to guarantee $1 1/2 billion in loans to Chrysler from private sources, provided an additional $2 billion in commitments or concessions can be arranged by Chrysler for the financing of its operations."[1,190]
  • January 10 – President Carter announces the nomination of David Bronheim for Associate Director of the United States International Development Cooperation Agency.[1,191] President Carter delivers a speech on energy conversion in the State Dining Room at the White House during the morning.[1,192]
  • January 11 – President Carter delivers an address on regulatory reform in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the afternoon.[1,193]
  • January 12 – President Carter meets with Pakistan Minister of Foreign Affairs Agha Shahi in the Oval Office for discussions on international peace and potential American involvement with the current affairs of Pakistan during the afternoon.[1,194]
  • January 13 – President Carter issues a memorandum over the federal procurement policy of his administration to heads of departments and agencies.[1,195] President Carter delivers an address to the first White House Conference on Small Business in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[1,196]
  • January 14 – President Carter submits a message to Congress over his administration's plans for the economy.[1,197] President Carter releases a statement in response to the Soviet Union's veto of the United Nations Security Council resolution pertaining to Iran exposes.[1,198] President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Spain Adolfo Suarez to discuss international issues in the Cabinet Room.[1,199] President Carter delivers a speech at the presentation ceremony for the National Medal of Science in the East Room at the White House during the morning.[1,200]
  • January 15 – President Carter announces the appointment of Edward B. Cohen for Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs.[1,201] President Carter announces the receipts of the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service.[1,202]
  • January 16 – President Carter announces the designation of Thomas F. Murphy for Acting Chairman of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation.[1,203] President Carter issues Executive Order 12189, amending the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973 "to provide that certain oil is exempt from price controls on and after August 17, 1979, and that other oil is exempt on and after December 21, 1979".[1,204]
  • January 17 – President Carter meets with Vice-President of Egypt Muhammad Husni Mubarak to discuss issues relating to the Middle East and Southwest Asia in the Oval Office.[1,205]
  • January 18 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4714, imposing a temporary duty increase on anhydrous ammonia from the U.S.S.R. being imported into the United States.[1,206]
  • January 19 – President Carter releases a statement on the death of William O. Douglas.[1,207] President Carter issues Proclamation 4715, ordering the American flag be flown at half-staff in honor of Douglas on all buildings, grounds and naval vessels pertaining to the federal government in "the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until his interment."[1,208]
  • January 20 – President Carter participates in an interview with Meet the Press during the afternoon.[1,209]
  • January 21 – President Carter delivers an address at the annual convention for the National Religious Broadcasters Association in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[1,210] President Carter wins the Iowa caucuses in the Democratic presidential primary.[1,211]
  • January 22 – President Carter announces the nomination of Robert E. White for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to El Salvador.[1,212] President Carter meets with Federal Republic of Germany Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Vice President Mondale, Secretary of State Vance, and Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Zbigniew Brzezinski for discussions on foreign policy as it relates to the Soviet-Afghan War during the morning.[1,213]
  • January 24–25 – President Carter meets with Prime Minister of Italy Francesco Cossiga for discussions on relations between the US and Italy.[1,214]
  • January 24 – President Carter announces the nomination of John B. Gabusi for Assistant Secretary of Education for Management.[1,215]
  • January 27 – President Carter delivers an address at the Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Award Dinner in the Presidential Ballroom at the Capital Hilton Hotel during the evening.[1,216]
  • January 29 – President Carter meets with President of the European Parliament Simone Veil for a discussion on the European Parliament.[1,217] President Carter issues Proclamation 4719, designating the week beginning on March 16 as "National Poison Prevention Week".[1,218]
  • January 30 – President Carter announces the nomination of Herta Lande Seidman for Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development.[1,219]
  • January 31 – President Carter announces the appointment of six individuals for membership on the National Advisory Council on the Education of Disadvantaged Children.[1,220]

February

  • February 1 – President Carter delivers an address to the National Conference on Physical Fitness and Sports in the Regency Ballroom at the Shoreham Americana Hotel during the morning.[1,221] President Carter transmits a message to Congress on the United States-Switzerland Agreement on Social Security.[1,222] President Carter signs Executive Order 12190, establishing the creation of "an advisory committee for certain purposes".[1,223] President Carter issues Proclamtion 4720, enacting a modification on types of sugars, syrups, and molasses.[1,224]
  • February 4 – President Carter announces the appointments of Joan D. Manley, Dwight W. Mize, Julia M. Walsh, and Emily H. Womach to the President's Commission on Executive Exchange.[1,225]
  • February 5 – President Carter transmits a report to Congress on the National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity.[1,226] The House of Representatives passes the Water Resources Development Act of 1979. A statement is released indicating President Carter's dissatisfaction with the passage of the law and his wishes for "the Senate to correct these problems by adopting a bill in accord with sound water policy."[1,227]
  • February 7 – President Carter attends the annual National Prayer Breakfast in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the morning.[1,228] President Carter delivers a speech at the annual conference of the Consumer Federation of America in the Presidential Ballroom of the Capitol Hilton Hotel during the morning.[1,229]
  • February 8 – President Carter announces the nominations of Homer F. Broome, Jr. for Administrator of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration,[1,230] and Marvin Weissman for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Bolivia.[1,231]
  • February 10 – President Carter wins the Maine caucuses in the Democratic presidential primary.[1,232]
  • February 11 – President Carter announces the nomination of Guy Feliz Erb for Deputy Director of the International Development Cooperation Agency,[1,233] and the nominations of James R. Mills and Frank H. Neel for membership on the Board of Directors of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.[1,234]
  • February 12 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12192, forming "an advisory committee on radioactive waste management".[1,235] President Carter submits a message to Congress in regards to radioactive waste management.[1,236]
  • February 20 – President Carter meets with President of Kenya Daniel arap Moi in the Cabinet Room for discussions on relations between the United States and Republic of Kenya during the morning.[1,237] President Carter issues a statement on the death of Alice Roosevelt Longworth.[1,238]
  • February 21 – President Carter delivers a speech on energy and national security during a White House briefing in the East Room of the White House during the afternoon.[1,239]
  • February 22 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the champion teams for both basketball and football in the East Room during the afternoon.[1,240] President Carter announces the nomination of Karen Hastie Williams for Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy in the Office of Management and Budget.[1,241]
  • February 25 – President Carter delivers an address at the welcoming ceremony for the American hockey team in the 1980 Winter Games in the South Lawn of the White House. President Carter and First Lady Carter host the athletes in the State Dining Room.[1,242]
  • February 26 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12196, concerning safety and health programs for employees of the federal government.[1,243] President Carter announces the nomination of Stephen Berger for Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United States Railway Association.[1,244]
  • February 27 – President Carter announces the nomination of James Eugene Goodby for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Finland.[1,245]
  • February 28 – President Carter releases a statement on National Women's History Week.[1,246] President Carter delivers an address on law enforcement in the East Room at the White House during the afternoon.[1,247]
  • February 29 – President Carter announces the nomination of Lyle E. Gramley for membership on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to replace the term-expired Philip Coldwell.[1,248] It is announced that an inter-agency review of non-rubber footwear imports aligned with President Carter's import relief program "has led to the conclusion that imports are expected to fall significantly below 1979 levels toward presurge levels and that import surges such as were experienced last year will not recur."[1,249]

March

  • March 3 – President Carter announces the nominations of F. James Rutherford for Assistant Secretary of Education for Research and Improvement,[1,250] Thomas Kendall Minter for Assistant Secretary of Education for Elementary and Secondary Education,[1,251] and Albert H. Bowker for Assistant Secretary of Education for Postsecondary Education.[1,252]
  • March 4 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joseph C. Wheeler for Deputy Administrator of the Agency for International Development.[1,253]
  • March 5 – The White House releases a statement on the tenth anniversary of the enacting of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.[1,254] President Carter signs H.R. 3757, establishing the Channel Islands National Park.[1,255] President Carter issues Executive Order 12197, conforming the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System to a number of amendments within the Civil Service Retirement and Disability System.[1,256]
  • March 7 – President Carter announces the nomination of Charles William Snodgrass for Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.[1,257] President Carter issues Proclamation 4731, designating the month of April 1980 as "Cancer Control Month".[1,258]
  • March 10 – President Carter issues Proclamation 4732, designating the upcoming April 14 as "Pan American Day" and the week starting with April 13 as "Pan American Week".[1,259]
  • March 11 – President Carter announces his nomination of William C. Gardner for the District of Columbia Superior Court.[1,260]
  • March 12 – President Carter delivers a speech commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the Head Start program in the East Room at the White House during the afternoon.[1,261] President Carter issues Executive Order 12198, imposing amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial United States, 1969.[1,262] President Carter signs H.R. 3756, a territories bill that authorizes "appropriations for certain insular areas of the United States, and for other purposes."[1,263]
  • March 14 – President Carter signs H.R. 4337 into law, the bill both a reorganization of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission as well as an abolition of the Annual Assay Commission, the U.S. Marine Corps Memorial Commission, and the Low-Emission Vehicle Certification Board.[1,264] President Carter delivers a televised and radio broadcast address on the current status of inflation within the United States in the East Room at the White House during the afternoon.[1,265] President Carter holds the fifty-fifth news conference of his tenure in the East Room during the evening.[1,266] President Carter issues Executive Order 12201, imposing regulations on credit for the prevention of inflation "generated by the extension of credit in an excessive volume".[1,267]
  • March 17 – President Carter delivers an address at the Annual Congressional-City Conference in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the afternoon.[1,268] President Carter commemorates St. Patrick's Day with an address in the East Room at the White House during the evening.[1,269]
  • March 18 – President Carter signs the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1980, an amendment of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977,[1,270] and the Refugee Act of 1980, revising American provisions on refugee admissions and assistance,[1,271] into law. President Carter issues Executive Order 12202, establishing the Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee.[1,272]
  • March 19 – President Carter announces the nominations of eleven members on the President's Commission on United States-Liberian Relations,[1,273] John J. Sheehan for membership on the National Commission on Air Quality,[1,274] and Robert E. Nederlander for membership on the National Council on Educational Research.[1,275] President Carter transmits the eighth report on the status of federal advisory committees to Congress.[1,276]
  • March 20 – President Carter announces the nomination of Joan F. Tobin for reappointment as a member of the Board of Directors of the Communication Satellite Corporation.[1,277]
  • March 21 – President Carter delivers an address to the 1980 Summer Olympics United States teams representatives in the East Room at the White House,[1,278] and meets with small business leaders in the Cabinet Room at the White House for their participation in his anti-inflation program during the afternoon.[1,279]
  • March 22 – President Carter wins the Virginia Democratic caucus in his party's presidential primary. The White House releases a statement in response to the win.[1,280]
  • March 23 – President Carter delivers an address on the anniversary of the signing of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty in the East Room of the White House during the afternoon.[1,281]
  • March 24 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of American economist Arthur M. Okun.[1,282]
  • March 25 – President Carter issues a statement on the assassination of Óscar Romero the previous day.[1,283]
  • March 26 – President Carter delivers an address at the White House Conference on Aging reception in the East Room of the White House during the afternoon.[1,284]
  • March 27 – President Carter sends Congress a message on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.[1,285] President Carter issues Executive Order 12204, instating an amendment to the generalized system of preferences.[1,286]
  • March 29 – President Carter announces the nomination of James E. Jones, Jr. for Chairman of the Special Panel.[1,287]

April

  • April 1 – President Carter answers questions from reporters pertaining to the Iran hostage crisis in the Oval Office during the morning.[1,288] President Carter delivers an address in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the afternoon.[1,289] President Carter wins the Democratic presidential primaries in Wisconsin and Kansas. Press Secretary Jody Powell says President Carter is appreciative of those who worked for his wins in the two states.[1,290]
  • April 2 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the National Conference of Artists in the East Room at the White House during the afternoon.[1,291]
  • April 3 – President Carter announces the nominations for three members of the Commission on Civil Rights.[1,292]
  • April 8–9 – President Carter meets with President of Egypt Anwar Sadat for discussion on current intentional issues.[1,293]
  • April 8 – President Carter signs H.R. 6585, an extension of the Reorganization Act of 1977, into law.[1,294]
  • April 9 – President Carter and President Sadat make a joint appearance on the South Grounds during the morning.[1,295]
  • April 10 – President Carter announces the nominations of Thomas G. Allison for General Counsel of the Department of Transportation,[1,296] and Gordon R. Beyer for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Uganda.[1,297] President Carter delivers a praising speech on Frances Perkins on the steps of the Frances Perkins Building during the morning.[1,298]
  • April 11 – President Carter issues a statement on the following day marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Polio vaccine field trial announcement.[1,299] President Carter meets with Mayor of West Berlin Dietrich Stobbe to talk about foreign policy during the morning.[1,300] President Carter delivers a speech on a variety of issues in the East Room during the afternoon.[1,301] President Carter announces the appointment of Alfred H. Moses for Special Adviser to the President.[1,302]
  • April 12 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12207, instating an emergency board for the investigation of a dispute between "the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation and certain of its employees represented by the Brotherhood of Railway Carmen of the United States and Canada."[1,303] President Carter announces the creation of the dispute emergency board.[1,304] President Carter answers questions pertaining to his administration's foreign policy in the Oval Office during the morning.[1,305] Vice President Mondale states that President Carter and Congress will remain supportive of the United States Olympic Committee House of Delegates in its attempt to strengthen its financial position.[1,306]
  • April 17 – President Carter holds a news conference, the sixty-fifth of his presidency, in the East Room during the afternoon.[1,307]
  • April 21 – President Carter delivers remarks from the Oval Office during the afternoon.[1,308]
  • April 22 – President Carter announces the nominations of Sheldon V. Ekman and Edna Gaynell Parker as judges for the United States Tax Court.[1,309]
  • April 23 – Press Secretary Powell makes a statement favorable of the European Community supporting added sanctions to Iran while in the Briefing Room during the afternoon.[1,310] President Carter announces the nomination of Edwin W. Martin, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of Education for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.[1,311]
  • April 24 – President Carter announces the nominations of Richard John Rios for Director of the Community Services Administration,[1,312] and Cynthia G. Brown for Assistant Secretary of Education for Civil Rights.[1,313] President Carter signs H.R. 6464, a bill that he says will expedite the transfer of "the Army Missile Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, from the Army, which will have no further use for it in just a few months, to the organization in Michigan, the Michigan Job Development Authority, responsible for employment and for jobs that are productive and helpful."[1,314]
  • April 25 – The White House releases a statement on Operation Eagle Crew stating the sequence of events and President Carter's regrets toward the deaths.[1,315] President Carter delivers an evening Oval Office address on Operation Eagle Claw.[1,316]

May

  • May 1 – President Carter announces the nominations of fourteen individuals for membership on the National Council on the Handicapped,[1,317] three individuals for membership on the President's Advisory Committee for Women,[1,318] and John David Hughes for membership on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.[1,319] President Carter attends and delivers an address at the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped annual meeting in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the morning.[1,320]
  • May 2 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12213, having to do with the organization of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.[1,321] The White House announces further actions being taken by the federal government in response to actions by the Cuban government.[1,322]
  • May 4 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito.[1,323]
  • May 5 – President Carter answers questions at the League of Women Voters Biennial National Convention in the Sheraton Washington Hotel during the morning.[1,324] President Carter announces the nomination of Martha Elizabeth Keys for Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation.[1,325]
  • May 7 – The White House announces Fort Chaffee, Arkansas will be the site of temporary housing for Cuban refugees during their awaiting of resettlement.[1,326] President Carter announces the appointment of five members to the Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee,[1,327] and five members of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education.[1,328]
  • May 8 – President Carter attends a White House reception for the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement in the East Room during the afternoon.[1,329] Edmund Muskie is sworn in as the 58th United States Secretary of State in the East Room during the evening.[1,330]
  • May 9 – President Carter announces the nomination of George William Ashworth for Assistant Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[1,331] President Carter attends and delivers an address at the memorial service for the American service members killed during Operation Eagle Claw in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery during the morning.[1,332]
  • May 13 – President Carter announces the nominations of Francis J. McNeil for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Costa Rica,[1,333] and Theresa Ann Healy for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Sierra Leone.[1,334] President Carter issues a statement on Comptroller General Elmer Staats' first annual evaluation of the implementation of the Civil Service Reform Act by the federal government.[1,335]
  • May 14 – President Carter announces the appointments of six individuals for membership on the National Cancer Advisory Board,[1,336] and five individuals for membership on the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association.[1,337]
  • May 19 – President Carter announces the nominations of three individuals for Governors of the United States Postal Service,[1,338] and two individuals for the membership on the United States Metric Board.[1,339]
  • May 20 – President Carter announces the White House Fellows for the 1980 to 1981 year appointments.[1,340]
  • May 21 – President Carter announces the appointment of two individuals for membership on the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.[1,341]
  • May 27 – President Carter announces the nominations of Michael T. Blouin for Assistant Director of the Community Services Administration,[1,342] and Janet Dempsey Steiger for Commissioner of the Postal Rate Commission.[1,343] President Carter delivers a speech in the East Room during the afternoon.[1,344]
  • May 29 – President Carter issues a statement on the shooting of Vernon Jordan.[1,345] President Carter announces the nomination of Richard Lee McCall, Jr. for Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs.[1,346] President Carter attends a fundraising dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Cleveland Plaza Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio during the evening.[1,347]

June

  • June 1 – President Carter visits Vernon Jordan at Fort Wayne Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana and answers questions there during the afternoon.[1,348]
  • June 2 – President Carter announces the nomination of Donald N. Langenberg for Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation.[1,349] President Carter announces the appointment of Paul Bock for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere.[1,350]
  • June 3 – President Carter delivers a speech at a party for his re-election campaign at Liberty Plaza during the evening.[1,351] The White House releases a statement on the bombing of the home of Vladimir Sindjelic indicating President Carter's condemnation of the act.[1,352]
  • June 4 – President Carter announces the nominations of Frances D. Cook for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Burundi,[1,353] and Jerrold Martin North for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Djibouti.[1,354]
  • June 5 – President Carter delivers an address at the opening session of the White House Conference on Families at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland during the afternoon.[1,355] President Carter issues a statement on the transportation of Cuban refugees to the US outlining guidelines and provisions on how the process will be carried out.[1,356]
  • June 6 – President Carter announces the nomination of Kennon V. Rothchild for reappointment for membership on the Board of Directors of the National Corporation for Housing Partnerships.[1,357] President Carter announces the appointment of appointment of two individuals for membership on the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board of the Smithsonian Institution.[1,358]
  • June 9 – President Carter delivers a speech at the Annual Convention of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America in the Grand Ballroom at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida during the afternoon.[1,359] President Carter announces the nominations of Patricia P. Bailey for reappointment as a Federal Trade Commissioner,[1,360] and Lindsay D. Norman, Jr. for Director of the Bureau of Mines.[1,361]
  • June 10 – President Carter gives a speech to the Annual Conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in the Grand Ballroom at the Olympic Hotel during the morning.[1,362] President Carter delivers an address to the National Mental Health Association in the Regency Ballroom at the Shoreham Hotel during the evening.[1,363]
  • June 11 – President Carter addresses the National Neighborhood Commission during an afternoon appearance in the Rose Garden.[1,364] President Carter announces the nomination of Jack R. Borsting for Assistant Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).[1,365]
  • June 12 – President Carter announces the nominations of William J. Dyess for Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs,[1,366] and James Bert Thomas, Jr. for Inspector General of the Department of Education.[1,367] President Carter announces the appointment of seven individuals for membership on the National Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.[1,368]
  • June 13 – President Carter announces the nominations of Peter Adams Sutherland for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the State of Bahrain,[1,369] and Hume Alexander Horan for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the United Republic of Cameroon and to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.[1,370]
  • June 17 – President Carter signs the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980, legislation that he says provides "important protections for children and their families".[1,371] President Carter issues a statement on Independence Day.[1,372] President Carter announces the nomination of Ethel Bent Walsh for reappointment as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.[1,373]
  • June 23 – President Carter participates in an interview at the Venice Economic Summit Conference in the Cipriani Hotel during the evening.[1,374]
  • June 24 – President Carter speaks with reporters on the Coliseum during the afternoon.[1,375]
  • June 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Thomas R. Donahue for membership on the Board of Directors of the Communications Satellite Corporation.[1,376]
  • June 26 – President Carter delivers a speech at the Chancery at the Embassy the Madrid, Spain during the morning.[1,377]

July

  • July 1 – President Carter approves the transportation of immediate U.S. airlift of military equipment to Thailand.[1,378] President Carter issues Executive Order 12224, resulting in the implementation of the International Sugar Agreement.[1,379] President Carter transmits a report of the Federal Juvenile Delinquency Programs to Congress.[1,380]
  • July 2 – President Carter signs the Small Business Development Act of 1980 in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[1,381]
  • July 28 – President Carter announces the appointment of 20 individuals for membership on the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education.[1,382]
  • July 29 – President Carter delivers an address to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe during an afternoon ceremony commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Helsinki Accords.[1,383] President Carter announces the nomination of Barbara S. Thomas for membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission.[1,384] President Carter announces his designation of Alfred J. McGuire for Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.[1,385]

August

  • August 4 – President Carter signs the Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of 1980 into law.[1,386] President Carter announces the nomination of Henry L. Kimelman for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Haiti.[1,387] President Carter issues Executive Order 12231, an attempt to meet "the goals and requirements for the strategic petroleum reserve".[1,388]
  • August 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Richard B. Lowe III for Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services.[1,389]
  • August 6 – President Carter delivers an address to the Annual Conference of the National Urban League in the Grand Ballroom at the New York Hilton Hotel during the morning.[1,390]
  • August 15 – President Carter answers questions from reporters on his re-election campaign in the Museum of Modern Art during the morning.[1,391] President Carter delivers an address to a meeting of the Democratic National Committee in the Terrace Ballroom at the New York Statler Hotel during the morning.[1,392]
  • August 18 – President Carter sends a report to Congress on the subject of the Trade Agreements Program for 1979.[1,393] President Carter sends Congress a report on the Railroad Retirement System.[1,394]
  • August 19 – President Carter announces the appointment of Frank E. Maestrone for Special Representative and Director of the U.S. Sinai Support Mission.[1,395] President Carter releases a statement expressing his favor toward the Senate's decision to approve the Alaska lands bill.[1,396]
  • August 21 – President Carter makes a joint appearance with Senator Ted Kennedy at the Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts during the morning.[1,397] President Carter delivers an address to the Annual Convention of the American Legion in the John B. Hynes Veterans Auditorium during the morning.[1,398]
  • August 22 – President Carter gives a speech to the Annual Conference of the American Federation of Teachers in the Renaissance Ballroom at the Detroit Plaza Hotel in Detroit, Michigan during the morning.[1,399]
  • August 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Anne Thorsen Truax for membership on the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs.[1,400]
  • August 28 – The White House announces the appointments of Dennis K. Rhoades for Executive Director of the Veterans Federal Coordinating Committee and Paul Weston for Deputy Director.[1,401]
  • August 29 – President Carter announces the nominations of six individuals for membership on the National Institute,[1,402] and Francis Leon Jung for reappointment for membership on the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States.[1,403]

September

  • September 12 – President Carter announces the nomination of five individuals for Delegates and five individuals to serve as Alternates during the U.S. Delegation to the 21 st General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.[1,404]
  • September 15 – President Carter gives a speech during his attending of a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception in Roswell, Georgia during the evening.[1,405] President Carter announces the nomination of Carolyn Antonides Williams for membership on the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research.[1,406] President Carter signs H.R. 2538, which he states will implement the bettering of "the Coast Guard's ability to enforce laws aimed at stopping illegal drug trafficking on the high seas."[1,407]
  • September 16 – President Carter delivers a speech at a fundraising dinner for the Democratic National Committee in Cleveland, Ohio during the evening.[1,408]
  • September 17 – During an afternoon Briefing Room appearance, Press Secretary Powell reiterate the Carter administration's request for Republican presidential nominee Reagan "to state his position on and to support the fair housing bill which is now in the Senate."[1,409] President Carter makes a joint appearance with Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China Bo Yibo in the Rose Garden at the signing ceremony for the United States-People's Republic of China Agreements during the afternoon.[1,410]

November

  • November 1 – President Carter gives a speech in the front lawn of Gorgas Hall at Texas Southmost College during the morning.[1,411] President Carter delivers a speech in the New Orleans Room located within the Red Carpet Inn in Milwaukee, Wisconsin during the evening.[1,412]
  • November 2 – President Carter meets with reporters and answers questions in the Briefing Room at the White House during the evening.[1,413]
  • November 4 – President Carter loses by a landslide in the US presidential elections against Republican challenger Ronald Reagan.
  • November 5 – President Carter tells reporters that he believes Reagan will maintain peace and pledges to smooth the transition of power.[1,414]
  • November 10 – President Carter announces the appointment of five individuals for membership on the Commission on Fine Arts.[1,415]
  • November 12 – President Carter transmits a message to Congress on the Council on Wage and Price Stability.[1,416]
  • November 13 – President Carter issues a statement in favor of the decision of the House of Representatives to approve the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.[1,417]
  • November 18 – President Carter announces the appointment of two individuals for membership on the Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.[1,418] President Carter sends a report to Congress on federal civility and military pay increases.[1,419]
  • November 19 – President Carter announces the appointment of Roger Gettys Hill for membership on the President's Export Council.[1,420] President Carter delivers an address at the tenth regular session of the General Assembly in the main auditorium at the Organization of American States Building during the morning.[1,421]
  • November 20 – President Carter meets with President-elect Reagan at the Oval Office to discuss the transition of power between the presidents.[1,422] President Carter meets with Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany) Helmut Schmidt for a discussion on a "wide range of political, security, and economic issues of mutual interest to the two countries."[1,423]
  • November 22 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of John William McCormack.[1,424]
  • November 24 – President Carter issues a statement on the death of John Pennington.[1,425]
  • November 25 – President Carter announces the nomination of Kelly E. Taggart for Director of the Commissioned Officer Corps, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,[1,426] and the appointment of James A. Bradley for Federal Representative and Chairman of the Canadian River Commission.[1,427]
  • November 26 – President Carter accepts the resignation of Counsel to the President Lloyd Cutler.[1,428]

December

  • December 2 – President Carter attends a dinner in honor Lane Kirkland in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[1,429]
  • December 4 – President Carter announces the appointment of Dayton L. Alverson for Commissioner of the United States Section of the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission.[1,430]
  • December 5 – President Carter announces the nomination of Wallace Nathaniel Hyde for membership on the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service.[1,431]
  • December 23 – President Carter signs H.R. 8195, a bill that he says will provide "cost-of-living increase in the industry pension benefits of retired rail workers next year" along with directing "rail labor and management to report jointly their recommendations for sound longterm financing of their pension system by March 1, 1981."[1,432]
  • December 25 – President Carter speaks with reporters outside the home of his mother-in-law Allie Smith during the morning.[1,433]
  • December 26 – President Carter confirms to a reporter that he saw the Christmas tape of the Iran hostages and says the State Department will watch the longer version of the tape during an exchange with a reporter outside the Carters Warehouse during the morning.[1,434]
  • December 31 – President Carter issues Executive Order 12258, a continuation of federal advisory committees.[1,435] President Carter signs Executive Order 12259, directed toward federal program fair housing.[1,436] President Carter signs Executive Order 12260, an agreement on government procurement, into law.[1,437] President Carter announces the appointment of Austin H. Middleton for membership on the Board of Visitors to the United States Naval Academy.[1,438]

1981

  • January 20 – President Carter finishes his time in office and departs the White House with the First Lady Rosalynn Carter. His successor, Ronald Reagan, was inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States, at noon EST.

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  83. ^ Renegotiation Board Nomination of Harry R. Van Cleve and William F. McQuillen To Be Members. (March 11, 1977)
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  96. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development – Nomination of Chester C. McGuire, It., To Be an Assistant Secretary (March 25, 1977)
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  98. ^ United States-Canada Transit Pipeline Agreement Message to the Senate Transmitting the Agreement. (March 30, 1977)
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  100. ^ Department of the Interior Nomination of Joan M. Davenport To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 30, 1977)
  101. ^ Export-Import Bank of the United States Nomination of John L. Moore, Jr., To Be President. (March 30, 1977)
  102. ^ Federal Aviation Administration Nomination of Langhorne M. Bond To Be Administrator. (March 30, 1977)
  103. ^ Federal Aviation Administration Nomination of Quentin S. Taylor To Be Deputy Administrator. (March 30, 1977)
  104. ^ Securities and Exchange Commission Nomination of Harold M. Williams To Be a Member. (March 30, 1977)
  105. ^ SALT Negotiations With the Soviet Union Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters. (March 30, 1977)
  106. ^ National Women's Political Caucus Remarks at a Reception for Members of the Organization. (March 30, 1977)
  107. ^ 1977 Cherry Blossom Festival Remarks on Greeting the Festival Princesses. (March 31, 1977)
  108. ^ Department of the Treasury Nomination of Joseph Laitin To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 31, 1977)
  109. ^ Federal Energy Administration Nomination of David J. Bardin To Be a Deputy Administrator. (March 31, 1977)
  110. ^ Federal Highway Administration Nomination of William M. Cox To Be Administrator. (March 31, 1977)
  111. ^ Sockeye Salmon Fisheries Convention Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol. (March 31, 1977)
  112. ^ Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Appointment of Three Members to the Commission. (April 1, 1977)
  113. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of Deanne C. Siemer To Be General Counsel. (April 1, 1977)
  114. ^ Department of Defense – Nomination of Russell Murray II To Be an Assistant Secretary (April 1, 1977)
  115. ^ Department of the Navy Nomination of Edward Hidalgo To Be an Assistant Secretary. (April 1, 1977)
  116. ^ American Non-Rubber Footwear Industry Statement on Administration Actions. (April 1, 1977)
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  118. ^ Memorandum for the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations on the American Non-Rubber Footwear Industry (April 1, 1977)
  119. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Certain Departments and Agencies on the American Non-Rubber Footwear Industry (April 1, 1977)
  120. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Jordan J. Baruch To Be an Assistant Secretary. (April 1, 1977)
  121. ^ Interstate Commerce Commission Designation of A. Daniel O'Neal as Chairman. (April 5, 1977)
  122. ^ Reorganization Act of 1977 Remarks at the Bill Signing Ceremony. (April 6, 1977)
  123. ^ Consumer Protection Legislation Message to the Congress. (April 6, 1977)
  124. ^ New Community Development Corporation Nomination of William J. White To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (April 7, 1977)
  125. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development Nomination of Ruth T. Prokop To Be General Counsel. (April 7, 1977)
  126. ^ Ambassadorial Nominations Selection of Nine Persons. (April 7, 1977)
  127. ^ United States Ambassador to Australia – Nomination of Philip H. Alston, Jr (April 7, 1977)
  128. ^ United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom – Nomination of Kingman Brewster, Jr (April 7, 1977)
  129. ^ United States Ambassador to Belgium – Nomination of Anne Cox Chambers (April 7, 1977)
  130. ^ United States Ambassador to India – Nomination of Robert F. Goheen (April 7, 1977)
  131. ^ United States Ambassador to Kenya and Seychelles – Nomination of Wilbert J. Le Melle (April 7, 1977)
  132. ^ United States Ambassador to Israel – Nomination of Samuel W. Lewis (April 7, 1977)
  133. ^ United States Ambassador to Japan – Nomination of Michael J. Mansfield (April 7, 1977)
  134. ^ United States Ambassador to Iran – Nomination of William H. Sullivan (April 7, 1977)
  135. ^ United States Ambassador to Pakistan Nomination of George S. Vest. (April 7, 1977)
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  139. ^ Administrator of General Services – Nomination of Joel W. (Jay ) Solomon (April 7, 1977)
  140. ^ North Atlantic Treaty Organization Nomination of W. Tapley Bennett, Jr., To Be U.S. Permanent Representative. (April 7, 1977)
  141. ^ Immigration and Naturalization Service Nomination of Leonel Castillo To Be Commissioner. (April 7, 1977)
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  143. ^ Government National Mortgage Association Nomination of John H. Dalton To Be President. (April 7, 1977)
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  145. ^ Proclamation 4501—Small Business Week, 1977 (April 14, 1977)
  146. ^ The President's News Conference (April 15, 1977)
  147. ^ Proclamation 4504—Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, May 30, 1977 (April 25, 1977)
  148. ^ Health Care Legislation Message to the Congress. (April 25, 1977)
  149. ^ Health Care Legislation – Remarks at a News Briefing on the Administration's Proposals (April 25, 1977)
  150. ^ United States Ambassador to Algeria – Nomination of Ulric S. Haynes, Jr (April 27, 1977)
  151. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Zero-Base Budgeting in the Executive Branch (April 27, 1977)
  152. ^ Nuclear Non-Proliferation – Message to the Congress. (April 27, 1977)
  153. ^ United States Information Agency Nomination of Charles W. Bray III To Be Deputy Director. (April 27, 1977)
  154. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of Spurgeon M. Keeny, Jr., To Be Deputy Director. (April 27, 1977)
  155. ^ United States Sinai Support Mission Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (April 27, 1977)
  156. ^ "Mrs. Carter says she 'feels fine'". Chicago Tribune. April 30, 1977.
  157. ^ "Tax cut bill is passed by Senate". Chicago Tribune. April 30, 1977.
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  159. ^ Better Hearing and Speech Month, May 1977 Message of the President. (April 29, 1977)
  160. ^ Executive Order 11982—Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (April 29, 1977)
  161. ^ White House Correspondents Association Remarks at the Association's Annual Dinner. (April 30, 1977)
  162. ^ United States Ambassador to Nepal – Nomination of L. Douglas Heck (May 3, 1977)
  163. ^ United States Ambassador to Finland – Nomination of Rozanne L. Ridgway (May 3, 1977)
  164. ^ Presidential Task Force on the District of Columbia Announcement of Formation and Membership. (May 3, 1977)
  165. ^ Ethics in Government Message to the Congress. (May 3, 1977)
  166. ^ Civil Service Commission Nomination of Jule M. Sugarman To Be a Commissioner. (May 4, 1977)
  167. ^ Civil Service Commission Nomination of Ersa H. Poston To Be a Commissioner. (May 4, 1977)
  168. ^ Deputy Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Nomination of Alan W. Wolff. (May 4, 1977)
  169. ^ Asian Development Bank Nomination of Lester E. Edmond To Be United States Director. (May 4, 1977)
  170. ^ Inter-American Development Bank – Nomination of Ralph A. Dungan To Be United States Executive Director and E. Jay Finkel To Be Alternate U.S. Executive Director (May 4, 1977)
  171. ^ Executive Order 11983—Executive Schedule (May 4, 1977)
  172. ^ American Sugar Industry Announcement of Decisions Concerning Sugar Imports and Income Supports for the Industry. (May 4, 1977)
  173. ^ Memorandum for the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations on American Sugar Industry (May 4, 1977)
  174. ^ Letter to the Secretary of Agriculture on the American Sugar Industry (May 4, 1977)
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  176. ^ Executive Order 11984—President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board (May 4, 1977)
  177. ^ Statement on the Appointment of the New Members of the Intelligence Oversight Board (May 5, 1977)
  178. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of John M. Harmon To Be an Assistant Attorney General. (May 5, 1977)
  179. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of James W. Moorman To Be an Assistant Attorney General. (May 5, 1977)
  180. ^ Department of the Treasury Nomination of Stuart Evan Seigel To Be an Assistant General Counsel. (May 5, 1977)
  181. ^ Agency for International Development Nomination of John H. Sullivan To Be an Assistant Administrator. (May 5, 1977)
  182. ^ Agency for International Development Nomination of Sander Martin Levin To Be an Assistant Administrator. (May 5, 1977)
  183. ^ Department of State Nomination of George S. Vest To Be an Assistant Secretary. (May 5, 1977)
  184. ^ Department of the Interior Nomination of Robert H. Mendelsohn To Be an Assistant Secretary. (May 5, 1977)
  185. ^ Social Security Tax Hike Mulled To Restore Funds (May 8, 1977)
  186. ^ Young Visit Relayed To Africans (May 7, 1977)
  187. ^ United States Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago – Nomination of Richard K. Fox, Jr. (May 17, 1977)
  188. ^ United States-Cuba International Fishery Agreement Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (May 17, 1977)
  189. ^ United Auto Workers Remarks at the Union's Convention in Los Angeles. (May 17, 1977)
  190. ^ Fresno, California – Remarks on Arrival at Fresno Airport. (May 17, 1977)
  191. ^ Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Remarks of the President, Attorney General Bell, and Several Members of Congress on Proposed Legislation. (May 18, 1977)
  192. ^ Executive Order 11993—United States Circuit Judge Nominating Commission (May 24, 1977)
  193. ^ Advisory Committee Review Memorandums to Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies. (May 24, 1977)
  194. ^ Democratic Congressional Dinner – Remarks at the 14th Annual Dinner (May 25, 1977)
  195. ^ The President's News Conference (May 26, 1977)
  196. ^ International Monetary Fund – Nomination of Thomas B.C. Leddy To Be Alternate U.S. Executive Director (May 26, 1977)
  197. ^ Department of the Treasury Nomination of John G. Heimann To Be Comptroller of the Currency. (May 26, 1977)
  198. ^ United States Ambassador to Switzerland – Nomination of Marvin L. Warner (May 26, 1977)
  199. ^ Appalachian Regional Commission Nomination of Robert W. Scott To Be Federal Cochairman. (May 26, 1977)
  200. ^ Treaty of Tlatelolco Remarks on Signing Protocol l of the Treaty. (May 26, 1977)
  201. ^ Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site Statement on Signing H.R. 5562 Into Law. (May 26, 1977)
  202. ^ John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library Statement on Signing H.J. Res. 424 Into Law. (May 26, 1977)
  203. ^ International Labour Organization Statement by the President. (May 27, 1977)
  204. ^ Port Canaveral, Florida – Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on Disembarking From the U.S.S. "Los Angeles." *(May 27, 1977)
  205. ^ Brunswick, Georgia Exchange With Reporters at the Brunswick Airport Following Mrs. Carter's Departure. (May 30, 1977)
  206. ^ Plains, Georgia Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters. (May 31, 1977)
  207. ^ Capitol Page School Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the Graduating Class. (June 6, 1977)
  208. ^ Agency for International Development Nomination of Joseph C. Wheeler To Be an Assistant Administrator. (June 6, 1977)
  209. ^ Department of Labor Nomination of Roland R. Mora To Be a Deputy Assistant Secretary. (June 6, 1977)
  210. ^ United States-United Kingdom Taxation Convention Message to the Senate Transmitting a Protocol. (June 6, 1977)
  211. ^ Federal Council on the Aging Designation of Nelson Cruikshank as Chairman of the Council and Appointment as Counsellor to the President. (June 6, 1977)
  212. ^ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Nomination of Edward R. Fried To Be United States Executive Director. (June 6, 1977)
  213. ^ Treasurer of the United States Nomination of Azie T. Morton. (June 7, 1977)
  214. ^ "Carter Asks Public To Back Energy Plan". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. June 12, 1977.
  215. ^ Rosalynn Carter's Trip to the Caribbean and Latin America Remarks of the President and Mrs. Carter on Her Return. (June 12, 1977)
  216. ^ Urban Mass Transportation Administration Nomination of Richard S. Page To Be Administrator. (June 13, 1977)
  217. ^ United States Conference of Mayors Remarks by Telephone to the Opening Session of the Conference. (June 13, 1977)
  218. ^ The President's News Conference (June 13, 1977)
  219. ^ Executive Order 11996—The Honorable Tom C. Clark (June 14, 1977)
  220. ^ United States-Republic of China Agreement on Shoe Imports Announcement of Signing of an Orderly Marketing Agreement. (June 14, 1977)
  221. ^ Disaster Relief Act Amendments Statement on Signing H.R. 6197 Into Law. (June 21, 1977)
  222. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of Blandina Carderms To Be Chief of the Children's Bureau. (June 22, 1977)
  223. ^ United States Ambassador to Hungary – Nomination of Philip M. Kaiser (June 22, 1977)
  224. ^ Advertising Council, Inc. Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the Council. (June 22, 1977)
  225. ^ United States Ambassador to Greece – Nomination of William E. Schaufele, Jr (June 23, 1977)
  226. ^ Department of the Army Nomination of Walter B. LaBerge To Be Under Secretary. (June 27, 1977)
  227. ^ National Commission on Employment and Unemployment Statistics Nomination of Sat A. Levitan To Be a Member. (June 27, 1977)
  228. ^ Environmental Protection Agency Nomination of William Drayton, Jr., To Be an Assistant Administrator. (June 27, 1977)
  229. ^ U.N. Commission on the Status of Women Appointment of Koryne Horbal as U.S. Representative. (June 27, 1977)
  230. ^ Executive Order 11998—President's Commission on Military Compensation (June 27, 1977)
  231. ^ Memorandums for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Executive Branch Reorganization Studies (June 29, 1977)
  232. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of Charles F. C. Ruff To Be Deputy Inspector General. (June 30, 1977)
  233. ^ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nomination of Richard A. Frank To Be Administrator. (June 30, 1977)
  234. ^ United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Nomination of W. Howard Wriggins. (June 30, 1977)
  235. ^ The President's News Conference (June 30, 1977)
  236. ^ Carter Junks B1 For Cruise Missile (June 30, 1977)
  237. ^ EPA Proposes Penalty System To Cut Water Use (June 30, 1977)
  238. ^ United States Ambassador to Norway Nomination of Louis A. Lerner. (July 1, 1977)
  239. ^ United States Ambassador to Uruguay Nomination of Lawrence A. Pezzullo. (July 1, 1977)
  240. ^ Civil Aeronautics Board Nomination of Elizabeth E. Bailey To Be a Member. (July 7, 1977)
  241. ^ United States Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic Nomination of David B. Bolen. (July 8, 1977)
  242. ^ United States Ambassador to Guyana Nomination of John R. Burke. (July 8, 1977)
  243. ^ United States Ambassador to Nicaragua Nomination of Mauricio Solaun. (July 8, 1977)
  244. ^ United States Ambassador to Bulgaria Nomination of Raymond L. Garthoff. (July 8, 1977)
  245. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Nomination of Barry P. Bosworth To Be Director. (July 8, 1977)
  246. ^ International Conferences on Fish and Wildlife Matters Nomination of John D. Negroponte for the Rank of Ambassador While Representing the United States. (July 8, 1977)
  247. ^ Energy Conference With the Governors Remarks of the President and Gov. Reubin Askew of Florida at a News Briefing Following the Conference. (July 9, 1977)
  248. ^ Proclamation 4512—United States Space Observance (July 11, 1977)
  249. ^ Commodity Credit Corporation Nomination of Ray V. Fitzgerald To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (July 11, 1977)
  250. ^ United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development Nomination of Jean M. Wilkowski for the Rank of Ambassador. (July 12, 1977)
  251. ^ The President's News Conference (July 12, 1977)
  252. ^ Railroad Retirement Board Nomination of Earl Oliver To Be a Member. (July 12, 1977)
  253. ^ Department of the Interior Nomination of Forrest J. Gerard To Be an Assistant Secretary. (July 12, 1977)
  254. ^ Nuclear Regulatory Commission Designation of Joseph M. Hendrie as Chairman. (July 12, 1977)
  255. ^ Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nomination of Peter A. Bradlord To Be a Member. (July 12, 1977)
  256. ^ Federal Maritime Commission Nomination of Richard J. Daschbach To Be a Commissioner. (July 26, 1977)
  257. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Departments and Agencies on Affirmative Action in the Executive Branch (July 26, 1977)
  258. ^ United States-Canada Maritime Boundaries and Related Resource Issues Designation of Lloyd N. Cutler as the President's Special Representative for Negotiations. (July 27, 1977)
  259. ^ The President's News Conference (July 28, 1977)
  260. ^ International Navigational Rules Act of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 186 Into Law. (July 28, 1977)
  261. ^ Mississippi River Commission Nomination of Maj. Gen. Robert C. Marshall To Be a Member and President of the Commission. (July 28, 1977)
  262. ^ National Credit Union Administration Nomination of Eloise A. Woods To Be Chairman of the National Credit Union Board. (July 28, 1977)
  263. ^ Special Adviser to the Secretary of State for Soviet Affairs Nomination of Marshall D. Shulman for the Rank of Ambassador. (July 28, 1977)
  264. ^ National Credit Union Administration Nomination of Lawrence Connell, Jr., To Be Administrator. (July 28, 1977)
  265. ^ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Nomination of William P. Dixon To Be U.S. Alternate Executive Director. (July 28, 1977)
  266. ^ Airborne Warning and Control Systems White House Statement on Congressional Actions. (July 28, 1977)
  267. ^ Airline Industry Regulation Letter to Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (July 28, 1977)
  268. ^ Appointment of Arthur C. Upton as Director of the National Cancer Institute (July 29, 1977)
  269. ^ Federal Government Reorganization Announcement of Administration Survey of Congressional Members for Reorganization Purposes. (July 29, 1977)
  270. ^ Federal Power Commission Nomination of Charles B. Curtis and Georgiana Sheldon To Be Members. (July 29, 1977)
  271. ^ Executive Order 12006—Exemption From Mandatory Retirement (July 29, 1977)
  272. ^ Interview With the President Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Editors and News Directors. (July 29, 1977)
  273. ^ Federal Oil and Gas Leases in Wyoming Statement on Signing H. R. 2502 Into Law. (August 1, 1977)
  274. ^ Securities and Exchange Commission Nomination of Roberta S. Karmel To Be a Member. (August 1, 1977)
  275. ^ Consumer Agency Legislation Announcement of a Proposal for Establishing the Agency. (August 1, 1977)
  276. ^ National Energy Plan Statement on Pending Legislation. (August 1, 1977)
  277. ^ United States Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde Nomination of Edward Marks. (August 2, 1977)
  278. ^ National Endowment for the Humanities Nomination of Joseph D. Duffey To Be Chairman. (August 2, 1977)
  279. ^ Drug Abuse Remarks on Transmitting a Message to the Congress. (August 2, 1977)
  280. ^ Drug Abuse Message to the Congress. (August 2, 1977)
  281. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Review of Natural Resources and Environmental Programs (August 2, 1977)
  282. ^ International Boundary Commission, United States and Canada Appointment of William M. Schreiber as a U.S. Commissioner. (August 2, 1977)
  283. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Four Agencies on Toxic and Hazardous Substances Regulation (August 2, 1977)
  284. ^ Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 Remarks on Signing H.R. 2 Into Law. (August 3, 1977)
  285. ^ Archbishop Makarios III Statement on the Death of the President of Cyprus. (August 3, 1977)
  286. ^ Department of Energy Organization Act and Bill Amending the Small Business Administration Act Remarks on Signing S. 826 and H.R. 692 Into Law. (August 4, 1977)
  287. ^ Secretary of Energy Nomination of James R. Schlesinger. (August 4, 1977)
  288. ^ Visit of President Julius K. Nyerere of Tanzania Remarks of the President and President Nyerere at the Welcoming Ceremony. (August 4, 1977)
  289. ^ Community Services Administration Nomination of Frank Jones To Be an Assistant Director. (August 6, 1977)
  290. ^ Vance Sees Extra U.S. Peace Effort (August 6, 1977)
  291. ^ President Submits New Welfare Setup (August 6, 1977)
  292. ^ Plains, Georgia Exchange With Reporters at Carters Warehouse. (August 8, 1977)
  293. ^ Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 6161 Into Law. (August 8, 1977)
  294. ^ Public Works Appropriations Bill Statement on Signing H.R. 7553 Into Law. (August 8, 1977)
  295. ^ Red River Compact Commission Appointment of Maj. Gen. Robert C. Marshall as Federal Representative and Non-Voting Chairman. (August 11, 1977)
  296. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Government Reorganization (August 11, 1977)
  297. ^ Panama Canal Negotiations Remarks on the Agreement in Principle Reached with Panama. (August 12, 1977)
  298. ^ Memorandum on the Combined Federal Campaign (August 12, 1977)
  299. ^ Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Designation of Daniel E. Leach as Vice Chairman. (August 15, 1977)
  300. ^ United States Ambassador to Burma Nomination of Maurice D. Bean. (August 15, 1977)
  301. ^ United States Ambassador to Honduras Nomination of Mari-Luci Jaramillo. (August 15, 1977)
  302. ^ United States Ambassador to the Bahamas Nomination of William B. Schwartz, It. (August 15, 1977)
  303. ^ National Science Foundation Nomination of George C. Pimentel To Be Deputy Director and F. James Rutherford To Be an Assistant Director. (August 15, 1977)
  304. ^ National Science Foundation Message to the Congress Transmitting the Foundation ' s Annual Report. (August 15, 1977)
  305. ^ Jewish High Holy Days Message of the President. (August 15, 1977)
  306. ^ Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Appointment of Six Members of the Commission. (August 15, 1977)
  307. ^ National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity Appointment of Arthur I. Blaustein as a Member and Chairman. (August 16, 1977)
  308. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (August 16, 1977)
  309. ^ Statement by the President on the Death of Elvis Presley (August 17, 1977)
  310. ^ Federal Bureau of Investigation Nomination of Frank M. Johnson, It., To Be Director. (August 17, 1977)
  311. ^ U.S. International Trade Commission Appropriations Bill Statement on Signing H.R. 6370 Into Law. (August 18, 1977)
  312. ^ Arms Control and Disarmament Act Amendments of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 6179 Into Law. (August 18, 1977)
  313. ^ The President's News Conference (August 23, 1977)
  314. ^ Presidential Management Intern Program Remarks on Signing an Executive Order Establishing the Program. (August 25, 1977)
  315. ^ International Atomic Energy Agency Nomination of U.S. Representative and Alternate Representatives to the 21st Session of the General Conference. (August 25, 1977)
  316. ^ Atlantic Treaty Association Letter to a Meeting of the Association in Reykjavik, Iceland. (August 27, 1977)
  317. ^ Proclamation 4516—National Hispanic Heritage Week, 1977 (August 29, 1977)
  318. ^ Panama Canal Treaty Remarks During a Briefing on the Treaty. (August 30, 1977)
  319. ^ Statement Urging Compliance With the 55-Mile-per-Hour Speed Limit (August 31, 1977)
  320. ^ Proclamation 4518—National Lupus Week, 1977 (August 31, 1977)
  321. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of Charles N. Van Doren To Be an Assistant Director. (August 31, 1977)
  322. ^ Committee on Selection of Federal Judicial Officers Announcement of the Membership of the Committee. (August 31, 1977)
  323. ^ Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Designation of Timothy F. Cleary as Chairman. (August 31, 1977)
  324. ^ National Science Foundation Nomination of John B. Slaughter To Be an Assistant Director. (August 31, 1977)
  325. ^ International Whaling Commission Appointment of Thomas Garrett as Deputy U.S. Commissioner. (September 2, 1977)
  326. ^ Concorde May Land In 10 More Cities (September 4, 1977)
  327. ^ Carter To Announce Major Reforms To Ease Paperwork (September 4, 1977)
  328. ^ United States Ambassador to El Salvador Nomination of Frank J. Devine. (September 6, 1977)
  329. ^ UNESCO Nomination of Esteban E. Torres for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as U.S. Permanent Representative, (September 7, 1977)
  330. ^ ACTION Nomination of Carolyn R. Payton To Be an Associate Director. (September 7, 1977)
  331. ^ Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations Appointment of Douglas Fraser and Lloyd McBride as Members. (September 7, 1977)
  332. ^ Occupational Health and Safety Review Commission Nomination of Bertram R. Cottine To Be a Member. (September 7, 1977)
  333. ^ Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Nomination of Arthur J. Goldberg To Be Ambassador at Large and U.S. Representative to the Conference. (September 7, 1977)
  334. ^ Mississippi River Commission Nomination of William E. Read To Be a Member. (September 7, 1977)
  335. ^ Panama Canal Treaties Remarks at the Signing Ceremony at the Pan American Union Building. (September 7, 1977)
  336. ^ Panama Canal Treaties Remarks at a White House Dinner for Western Hemisphere Leaders Attending the Signing Ceremony. (September 7, 1977)
  337. ^ United States-Canada Agreement on a Natural Gas Pipeline Joint Statement by the President and Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. (September 8, 1977)
  338. ^ United States-Canada Agreement on a Natural Gas Pipeline Remarks of the President and Prime Minister Trudeau Announcing the Agreement. (September 8, 1977)
  339. ^ Meeting With President Hugo Banzer Suarez of Bolivia Remarks to Reporters Following the Meeting (September 8, 1977)
  340. ^ California Debris Commission Nomination of Col. Donald M. O'Shei To Be a Member. (September 8, 1977)
  341. ^ Trenton, New Jersey Remarks at a Rally in the Chambersburg Neighborhood. (September 10, 1977)
  342. ^ Minority Business Enterprise Statement by the President. (September 12, 1977)
  343. ^ Federal Communications Commission Nomination of Charles D. Ferris To Be a Member. (September 12, 1977)
  344. ^ Panama Canal Treaty Affairs Accordance of Personal Rank of Ambassador to David H. Popper While Serving as Deputy to Ambassador Bunker. (September 12, 1977)
  345. ^ Executive Order 12009—Department of Energy (September 13, 1977)
  346. ^ Proclamation 4519—Veterans Day, 1977 (September 13, 1977)
  347. ^ President's Cancer Panel Appointment of Elizabeth Miller as a Member. (September 13, 1977)
  348. ^ United Nations Economic and Social Council Appointment of James E. Baker and Ruth S. Morgenthau to Positions on the Council. (September 14, 1977)
  349. ^ United States Ambassador to Chile Nomination of George W. Landau. (September 14, 1977)
  350. ^ Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies on Presidential Domestic Policy Review System (September 14, 1977)
  351. ^ Rehabilitation Services Administration Nomination of Robert R. Humphreys To Be Commissioner. (September 22, 1977)
  352. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Lynn R. Coleman To Be General Counsel. (September 23, 1977)
  353. ^ United States Ambassador to Colombia Nomination of Diego C. Asencio. (September 23, 1977)
  354. ^ Proclamation 4524—Leif Erikson Day, 1977 (September 23, 1977)
  355. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of Barry M. Blechman To Be Assistant Director. (September 28, 1977)
  356. ^ Government Printing Office Nomination of John J. Boyle To Be Public Printer. (September 28, 1977)
  357. ^ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Nomination of Don S. Smith To Be a Commissioner. (September 28, 1977)
  358. ^ Country Music Month, October 1977 Message of the President. (September 28, 1977)
  359. ^ Executive Order 12010—Federal Civilian and Military Pay Increases (September 28, 1977)
  360. ^ Food and Agriculture Act of 1977 Remarks on Signing S. 275 Into Law. (September 29, 1977)
  361. ^ Federal Civilian and Military Pay Increases Message to the Congress. (September 29, 1977)
  362. ^ Senate Again Rejects Carter's Gas Proposal (October 1, 1977)
  363. ^ U.S., Soviets Map Plans To Unsnarl Peace Talks (September 30, 1977)
  364. ^ North Korea Issues Signal For Meeting (September 30, 1977)
  365. ^ Juvenile Justice Amendments of 1977 Remarks on Signing H.R. 6111 Into Law. (October 3, 1977)
  366. ^ Veterans Disability Compensation and Survivor Benefits Act of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 1862 Into Law. (October 3, 1977)
  367. ^ Corporation for Public Broadcasting Nomination of Sharon Percy Rockefeller and Gillian M. Sorensen To Be Members of the Board of Directors. (October 3, 1977)
  368. ^ National Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Appointment of Seven Members to the Committee. (October 3, 1977)
  369. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (October 3, 1977)
  370. ^ Executive Order 12012—White House Fellowships (October 3, 1977)
  371. ^ UNITED NATIONS Address Before the General Assembly. (October 4, 1977)
  372. ^ United Nations Remarks at a Working Luncheon for Officials of African Nations. (October 4, 1977)
  373. ^ United Nations Remarks to Members of the U.S. Delegation and U.S. Officials of the United Nations Secretariat. (October 4, 1977)
  374. ^ United Nations Remarks at a Working Dinner for Officials of Western and Eastern European Nations. (October 4, 1977)
  375. ^ Indochina Refugees Letter to Six Senate and House Committee Chairmen. (October 4, 1977)
  376. ^ Geneva Peace Conference on the Middle East United States-Israel Joint Statement Issued Following a Meeting Between the President and Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan. (October 5, 1977)
  377. ^ New York City Exchange With Reporters Following a Tour of the South Bronx. (October 5, 1977)
  378. ^ New York City Statement by the President. (October 5, 1977)
  379. ^ Democratic National Committee Remarks at the Committee's Quarterly Meeting. (October 7, 1977)
  380. ^ United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development Nomination of Theodore M. Hesburgh for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Chairman of the U.S. Delegation. (October 7, 1977)
  381. ^ Export-Import Bank of the United States Nomination of Donald E. Stingel To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (October 7, 1977)
  382. ^ Department of Transportation Nomination of Mortimer L. Downey HI To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 7, 1977)
  383. ^ United States-Mexico International Fishery Agreement Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (October 7, 1977)
  384. ^ United States-United Kingdom Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement Message to the Senate Transmitting the Agreement. (October 7, 1977)
  385. ^ Executive Order 12013—Statistical Policy Functions (October 7, 1977)
  386. ^ Veterans Benefits Statement on Signing S. 1307 Into Law. (October 8, 1977)
  387. ^ Maine Indian Land Claims Dispute Appointment of Three-Member Working Group. (October 8, 1977)
  388. ^ United States Ambassador to Paraguay – Nomination of Robert E. White (October 11, 1977)
  389. ^ Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Appointment of Gerald V. Howard and Wymberley DeR. Coerr as Commissioners. (October 11, 1977)
  390. ^ Agency for International Communication – Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977 (October 11, 1977)
  391. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message Transmitting a Quarterly Report. (October 11, 1977)
  392. ^ Housing and Community Development Act of 1977 Remarks on Signing H.R. 6655 Into Law. (October 11, 1977)
  393. ^ Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Nomination of Gerald L. Klerman To Be Administrator. (October 12, 1977)
  394. ^ Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization Appointment of John E. Downs as U.S. Representative. (October 12, 1977)
  395. ^ Department of the Navy Nomination of George A. Peapples To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 12, 1977)
  396. ^ National Institute of Education Appointment of P. Michael Timpane as Deputy Director. (October 12, 1977)
  397. ^ National Museum Services Board Nomination of 15 Members of the Board. (October 12, 1977)
  398. ^ The President's News Conference (October 13, 1977)
  399. ^ United States Ambassador to Guinea Nomination of Oliver S. Crosby. (October 13, 1977)
  400. ^ Proclamation 4532—National Day of Prayer, 1977 (October 13, 1977)
  401. ^ Federal Communications Commission Nomination of Tyrone Brown To Be a Member. (October 14, 1977)
  402. ^ Federal Election Commission Nomination of Samuel D. Zagoria To Be a Member. (October 21, 1977)
  403. ^ United States Parole Commission Nomination of Audrey A. Kaslow To Be a Commissioner. (October 21, 1977)
  404. ^ Department of Defense Announcement of Signing of S. 1372, the Post of Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, and Nomination of William J. Perry for the Post. (October 21, 1977)
  405. ^ Detroit, Michigan Remarks in a Panel Discussion and Question. and-Answer Session at a Public Policy Forum Sponsored by the Community Services Administration. (October 21, 1977)
  406. ^ Des Moines, Iowa Remarks on Arrival at Des Moines International Airport. (October 21, 1977)
  407. ^ Des Moines, Iowa Remarks at the Democratic Party Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. (October 21, 1977)
  408. ^ The President's News Conference (October 27, 1977)
  409. ^ Fair Labor Standards Amendments of 1977 Remarks on Signing H.R. 3744 Into Law. (November 1, 1977)
  410. ^ United States Participation in the United Nations Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (November 1, 1977)
  411. ^ International Labour Organization Statement on the Termination of U.S. Membership. (November 1, 1977)
  412. ^ International Communication Agency Message to the Congress Transmitting Amendments to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1977. (November 1, 1977)
  413. ^ Department of the Air Force Nomination of John A. Hewitt, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary. (November 2, 1977)
  414. ^ World Jewish Congress Remarks at the Meeting of the General Council. (November 2, 1977)
  415. ^ World Weather Program Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (November 3, 1977)
  416. ^ Bills Concerning the Environment Remarks on Signing H.R. 2817 and H.R. 4297 into Law. (November 4, 1977)
  417. ^ Strategy Council Appointment of Seven Members and Designation of Executive Director. (November 4, 1977)
  418. ^ Activity of Korean Agents in the United States Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Report on the Justice Department Investigation. (November 4, 1977)
  419. ^ Message to the Senate Returning S. 1811 Without Approval (November 5, 1977)
  420. ^ Proclamation 4535—Emergency Medical Services Week, 1977 (November 5, 1977)
  421. ^ Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Nomination of William M. Isaac To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (November 7, 1977)
  422. ^ Environmental Protection Agency Nomination of Stephen J. Gage To Be an Assistant Administrator. (November 7, 1977)
  423. ^ Export-Import Bank of the United States Nomination of Thibaut de Saint Phalle To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (November 7, 1977)
  424. ^ Strategy Council Remarks to Members of the Council. (November 7, 1977)
  425. ^ United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Nomination of David T. Schneider. (November 8, 1977)
  426. ^ United States Ambassador to Burundi Nomination of Thomas 1. Corcoran. (November 8, 1977)
  427. ^ Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System Remarks at the Bill Signing Ceremony (November 8, 1977)
  428. ^ National Energy Plan: Address to the Nation. (November 8, 1977)
  429. ^ The President's News Conference (November 10, 1977)
  430. ^ National Bureau of Standards Nomination of Ernest Ambler To Be Director. (November 10, 1977)
  431. ^ National Council on the Arts Nomination of Three Members of the Council. (November 14, 1977)
  432. ^ Board for International Broadcasting Nomination of Rita E. Hauser and Frank Markoe, Jr., To Be Members. (November 14, 1977)
  433. ^ National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year Appointment of Rita Elway as a Member. (November 14, 1977)
  434. ^ Visit of President Anwar al-Sadat to Israel Informal Exchange With Reporters on Departure From the First Baptist Church. (November 20, 1977)
  435. ^ National Medal of Science Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony. (November 22, 1977)
  436. ^ Energy Information Administration Nomination of Lincoln E. Moses To Be Administrator. (November 23, 1977)
  437. ^ John L. McClellan Statement on the Death of the Senator From Arkansas. (November 28, 1977)
  438. ^ The President's News Conference (November 30, 1977)
  439. ^ Executive Order 12021—Civil Service Rules (November 30, 1977)
  440. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of George S. McIsaac To Be an Assistant Secretary. (December 1, 1977)
  441. ^ Dinner Honoring Senator Hubert H. Humphrey Remarks at the Dinner. (December 2, 1977)
  442. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Ahmed Osman of Morocco White House Statement Issued Following the Meeting. (December 3, 1977)
  443. ^ Executive Order 12026—Energy Department Employees (December 5, 1977)
  444. ^ Railroad Retirement Board Nomination of William P. Adams To Be a Member. (December 5, 1977)
  445. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of Benjamin R. Civiletti To Be Deputy Attorney General. (December 6, 1977)
  446. ^ Labor-HEW Continuing Appropriations Bill Statement on Signing H.J. Res. 662 Into Law. (December 9, 1977)
  447. ^ Interview With the President Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Editors and News Directors. (December 9, 1977)
  448. ^ Nonfuel Minerals Policy Announcement of a Cabinet-level, Interagency Study. (December 12, 1977)
  449. ^ Legal Services Corporation Nomination of Five Members of the Board of Directors. (December 12, 1977)
  450. ^ Rural Health Clinic Services Bill Statement on Signing H.R. 8422 Into Law. (December 13, 1977)
  451. ^ Postal Rate Commission Nomination of Alvin H. Gandal To Be Commissioner. (December 14, 1977)
  452. ^ The President's News Conference (December 15, 1977)
  453. ^ Fayetteville, North Carolina Remarks in a Telephone Interview With Jeff Thompson of WFNC Radio. (December 17, 1977)
  454. ^ National Commission on Neighborhoods Appointment of 15 Members to the Commission (December 19, 1977)
  455. ^ Social Security Amendments of 1977 Remarks at the Bill Signing Ceremony. (December 20, 1977)
  456. ^ Social Security Amendments of 1977 Statement on Signing S. 305 Into Law. (December 20, 1977)
  457. ^ Executive Order 12031—Exemption From Mandatory Retirement (December 21, 1977)
  458. ^ United States Ambassador to Portugal Nomination of Richard J. Bloomfield. (December 22, 1977)
  459. ^ Christmas 1977 Message of the President (December 24, 1977)
  460. ^ Plains, Georgia Informal Exchange With Reporters Alter Visiting Alton Carter. (December 25, 1977)
  461. ^ Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia Informal Exchange With Reporters on Boarding Air Force One. (December 26, 1977)
  462. ^ President Regrets Not Solving Major Issues (December 29, 1977)
  463. ^ Clean Water Act of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 3199 Into Law. (December 28, 1977)
  464. ^ Warsaw, Poland Joint United States-Poland Communiquй Issued at the Conclusion of the President's Visit. (December 31, 1977)
  465. ^ The President's Overseas Trip Remarks on Departure From the White House. (December 29, 1977)
  466. ^ The President's News Conference (December 30, 1977)
  467. ^ Carter Thinks U.S. Image Was Improved By His Tour (January 8, 1978)
  468. ^ U.S. Must Spend $6-7 Billion To Reinforce NATO Forces (January 16, 1978)
  469. ^ Economic Report and Tax and Budget Messages Remarks at the Signing Ceremony. (January 20, 1978)
  470. ^ Alexander Hamilton Award for Laurence N. Woodworth Remarks of the President and Secretary of the Treasury Blumenthal at the Presentation Ceremony (January 20, 1978)
  471. ^ Executive Order 12035—Executive Schedule (January 20, 1978)
  472. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Message to the Congress Reporting on Progress Toward a Negotiated Settlement. (January 20, 1978)
  473. ^ National Science Board Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (January 20, 1978)
  474. ^ Annual Message to the Congress: The Economic Report of the President (January 20, 1978)
  475. ^ Statement on Signing Proclamation 4547 – Sugar, Sirups, and Molasses Imports (January 20, 1978)
  476. ^ United States Foreign Intelligence Activities Statement on Executive Order 12036. (January 24, 1978)
  477. ^ President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped Appointment of Charles H. Pillard as Vice Chairman. (January 24, 1978)
  478. ^ [http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=31133 International North Pacific Fisheries Commission Appointment of Dennis A. Grotting as Commissioner of the United States Section. (January 24, 1978)]
  479. ^ Federal Prevailing Rate Advisory Committee Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (January 24, 1978)
  480. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of 13 Members of the General Advisory Committee. (January 24, 1978)
  481. ^ National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere Appointment of 18 Members. (January 24, 1978)
  482. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Omi G. Walden To Be an Assistant Secretary. (January 25, 1978)
  483. ^ Department of Labor Nomination of Robert B. Lagather To Be Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health. (January 25, 1978)
  484. ^ Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Appointment of Johnnie W. Prothro as a Member. (January 25, 1978)
  485. ^ International Sugar Agreement, 1977 Message to the Senate Transmitting the Agreement. (January 25, 1978)
  486. ^ Meeting With Head of Delegation of Supreme Soviet Parliamentarians White House Statement Issued Following the Meeting With B. N. Ponomareo. (January 25, 1978)
  487. ^ Highway and Transit Programs Message to the Congress Proposing Legislation. (January 26, 1978)
  488. ^ Bureau of Land Management Nomination of Frank Gregg To Be Director. (January 26, 1978)
  489. ^ National Transportation Safety Board Nomination of Elwood T. Driver To Be a Member. (January 26, 1978)
  490. ^ Budget Rescissions and Deferrals Message to the Congress. (January 27, 1978)
  491. ^ National Afro-American (Black) History Month, February 1978 Message of the President. (January 27, 1978)
  492. ^ 10th Anniversary of Ford's Theatre Remarks at a White House Reception. (January 29, 1978)
  493. ^ The President's News Conference (January 30, 1978)
  494. ^ National Council on the Arts Renomination of Three Members. (January 30, 1978)
  495. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (January 31, 1978)
  496. ^ Proclamation 4548—National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 1978 (January 31, 1978)
  497. ^ Executive Order 12037—Civil Aeronautics Board (January 31, 1978)
  498. ^ Stennis Says 'Will Oppose Canal Treaties' (February 1, 1978)
  499. ^ Carter Tells Nation Canal Pact Needed (February 1, 1978)
  500. ^ International Atomic Energy Agency Message to the Senate Transmitting an Agreement on Nuclear Safeguards. (February 9, 1978)
  501. ^ International Atomic Energy Agency Announcement of Transmittal to the Senate of a Nuclear Safeguards Agreement. (February 9, 1978)
  502. ^ United States Ambassador to Brazil Nomination of Robert M. Sayre. (February 9, 1978)
  503. ^ United States Ambassador to Cyprus Nomination of Galen L. Stone. (February 9, 1978)
  504. ^ United Nations Children's Fund Appointment of James P. Grant as U.S. Representative on the Executive Board. (February 9, 1978)
  505. ^ National Education Association Remarks at a White House Reception for the Association's Board of Directors. (February 10, 1978)
  506. ^ Federal Insurance Administrator Nomination of Gloria Cusumano Jimenez. (February 10, 1978)
  507. ^ The President's News Conference (February 17, 1978)
  508. ^ Providence, Rhode Island Remarks at a Reception for Senator Claiborne Pell. (February 17, 1978)
  509. ^ Bangor, Maine Remarks at a Reception Following a Fundraising Dinner for Senator William D. Hathaway. (February 17, 1978)
  510. ^ Bangor, Maine Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting. (February 17, 1978)
  511. ^ Nashua, New Hampshire Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting With New Hampshire High School Students. (February 18, 1978)
  512. ^ Energy Emergency in Kentucky Statement by the President. (February 18, 1978)
  513. ^ Amendment to the National Forest Management Act of 1976 Statement on Signing S. 1360 Into Law. (February 20, 1978)
  514. ^ Wilmington, Delaware Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (February 20, 1978)
  515. ^ Wilmington, Delaware Remarks at a State Democratic Committee Fundraising Reception. (February 20, 1978)
  516. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen of Denmark White House Statement. (February 21, 1978)
  517. ^ United States Assay Office at New York Nomination of Manuel A. Sanchez, Jr., To Be Superintendent. (February 21, 1978)
  518. ^ Comprehensive Employment and Training Act Extension Message to the Congress. (February 22, 1978)
  519. ^ Dinner for Retiring Members of Congress Remarks at the White House Dinner. (February 22, 1978)
  520. ^ Human Rights Treaties Message to the Senate. (February 23, 1978)
  521. ^ Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Remarks at the Swearing In of Judge William H. Webster. (February 23, 1978)
  522. ^ Equal Employment Opportunity Enforcement Remarks Announcing Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1978. (February 23, 1978)
  523. ^ Equal Employment Opportunity Enforcement Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1978. (February 23, 1978)
  524. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (February 23, 1978)
  525. ^ President's Committee on Mental Retardation Appointment of Seven Members. (February 23, 1978)
  526. ^ Geological Survey Nomination of H. William Menard To Be Director. (February 23, 1978)
  527. ^ United States Mint at Philadelphia Nomination of Shallie M. Bey, Jr., To Be Superintendent. (February 23, 1978)
  528. ^ Board of Foreign Scholarships Appointment of Five Members. (February 23, 1978)
  529. ^ Great Lakes Basin Commission Appointment of Leila L. Botts as Chairman. (February 23, 1978)
  530. ^ Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped Appointment of Five Members. (February 23, 1978)
  531. ^ Endangered American Wilderness Act of 1978 Remarks on Signing H.R. 3454 Into Law. (February 24, 1978)
  532. ^ Energy Emergency in Pennsylvania Statement by the President. (February 24, 1978)
  533. ^ Federal Service Impasses Panel Appointment of Seven Members. (February 24, 1978)
  534. ^ Executive Order 12040—Environmental Evaluation Functions (February 24, 1978)
  535. ^ Labor Disputes in the Coal Industry Remarks Announcing a Negotiated Settlement. (February 24, 1978)
  536. ^ Reception for Friends From New Hampshire Remarks at the White House Reception. (February 24, 1978)
  537. ^ Executive Order 12041—Generalized System of Preferences for Developing Countries (February 25, 1978)
  538. ^ Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Appointment of Abraham D. Beame as Chairman. (February 27, 1978)
  539. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (February 27, 1978)
  540. ^ Elementary and Secondary Education Remarks Announcing the Administration's Proposals to the Congress. (February 28, 1978)
  541. ^ Elementary and Secondary Education Message to the Congress. (February 28, 1978)
  542. ^ United States-Italy Agreement on Social Security Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (February 28, 1978)
  543. ^ Council on Environmental Quality Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (February 28, 1978)
  544. ^ National Governors' Conference Remarks at a White House Reception for Governors Attending the Mid-Winter Conference. (February 28, 1978)
  545. ^ Arms Pact Linked To Soviet Acts in Africa (March 2, 1978)
  546. ^ President Signs Black Lung Law (March 2, 1978)
  547. ^ Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 Remarks at the Bill Signing Ceremony. (March 10, 1978)
  548. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (March 10, 1978)
  549. ^ Meeting With Israeli Defense Minister Ezer Weizman White House Statement. (March 10, 1978)
  550. ^ Energy Emergency in Ohio Statement on Extending the Energy Emergency Determination. (March 13, 1978)
  551. ^ First Treaty Ratified By Margin of One Vote (March 17, 1978)
  552. ^ Redwood National Park Expansion Bill Statement on Signing H.R. 3813 Into Law. (March 27, 1978)
  553. ^ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nomination of George S. Benton To Be Associate Administrator. (March 27, 1978)
  554. ^ Federal Coal Mine Health Activities Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (March 27, 1978)
  555. ^ Federal Advisory Committees Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (March 27, 1978)
  556. ^ National Urban Policy Message to the Congress. (March 27, 1978)
  557. ^ Memorandum From the President on Defense Economic Adjustment Programs (March 27, 1978)
  558. ^ Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation Nomination of Anita M. Miller To Be a Member of the Board of Trustees. (March 27, 1978)
  559. ^ Memorandum From the President on Citizens Band Radio Transceivers (March 27, 1978)
  560. ^ Energy Emergency in Pennsylvania Statement on Extending the Energy Emergency Determination. (March 27, 1978)
  561. ^ Statement on Signing Executive Order 12046 – Telecommunications Functions (March 28, 1978)
  562. ^ Federal Advisory Committees Announcement on Committee Reductions. (March 28, 1978)
  563. ^ Brasilia, Brazil Joint Communiquй Issued Following Meetings Between President Carter and President Geisel. (March 30, 1978)
  564. ^ Brasilia, Brazil Remarks of President Carter and President Ernesto Geisel at the Welcoming Ceremony. (March 29, 1978)
  565. ^ The President's News Conference (March 30, 1978)
  566. ^ Brasilia, Brazil Remarks Before the Brazilian Congress. (March 30, 1978)
  567. ^ Lagos, Nigeria Remarks of the President and Lt. Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo at the Welcoming Ceremony. (April 1, 1978)
  568. ^ Lagos, Nigeria Remarks at the National Arts Theatre. (April 1, 1978)
  569. ^ Lagos, Nigeria Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following Meetings Between the President and General Obasanjo. (April 2, 1978)
  570. ^ The President's Trip to Africa Remarks During a Briefing for Reporters on Board Air Force One en Route to Monrovia, Liberia. (April 3, 1978)
  571. ^ Monrovia, Liberia Remarks of President Carter and President William R. Tolbert, Jr., at the Welcoming Ceremony. (April 3, 1978)
  572. ^ Monrovia, Liberia Toasts at the Working Luncheon. (April 3, 1978)
  573. ^ The President's Trip to Latin America and Africa Remarks on Arrival at the White House. (April 3, 1978)
  574. ^ Executive Order 12050—National Advisory Committee for Women (April 4, 1978)
  575. ^ International Joint Commission-United States and Canada Nomination of Robert J. Sugarman To Be a U.S. Commissioner. (April 4, 1978)
  576. ^ Fair Housing Month, 1978 Message of the President. (April 4, 1978)
  577. ^ Proclamation 4559—Modification of Temporary Quantitative Limitations on the Importation Into the United States of Certain Articles of Alloy Tool Steel (April 5, 1978)
  578. ^ Joint Chiefs of Staff Nomination of Gen. David C. Jones To Be Chairman, Gen. Lew Allen, Jr., To Be Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and Adm. Thomas B. Hayward To Be Chief of Naval Operations. (April 5, 1978)
  579. ^ Communications Workers of America Remarks at a White House Reception. (April 5, 1978)
  580. ^ Appalachian Regional Commission Nomination of William E. Albers To Be Alternate Federal Cochairman. (April 5, 1978)
  581. ^ Interview With the President Remarks in an Interview lot "Black Perspective on the News." (April 5, 1978)
  582. ^ White House Conference on Small Business Letter to Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin Concerning the Conference. (April 5, 1978)
  583. ^ Commission on Presidential Scholars Appointment of 26 Members. (April 6, 1978)
  584. ^ National Commission for Manpower Policy Appointment of Four Members. (April 6, 1978)
  585. ^ United States Marine Corps Nomination of Colonel Margaret A. Brewer for the Rank of Brigadier General. (April 6, 1978)
  586. ^ [http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=30708 Federal Audiovisual Programs Announcement of Results Following Administration Review of the Programs. (April 27, 1978)]
  587. ^ President's Environmental Youth Awards Remarks on Presenting the Awards (April 27, 1978)
  588. ^ Consumer Affairs Memorandum From the President. (April 27, 1978)
  589. ^ Export of Special Nuclear Material to India Message to the Congress Transmitting Executive Order 12055. (April 27, 1978)
  590. ^ Executive Order 12055—Export of Special Nuclear Material to India (April 27, 1978)
  591. ^ Tree-Planting Ceremony Remarks at the Planting of a Cedar of Lebanon on the White House Grounds. (April 28, 1978)
  592. ^ National Transportation Safety Board Nomination of Francis H. McAdams To Be a Member. (April 28, 1978)
  593. ^ Territory of Guam Message to the Congress Transmitting the Territory's Proposed Constitution. (April 28, 1978)
  594. ^ National Federation of Democratic Women Remarks at a White House Reception (April 28, 1978)
  595. ^ Executive Order 12056—Civil Aeronautics Board (April 28, 1978)
  596. ^ Middle East Arms Sales Remarks by the Secretary of State on the Administration Proposals. (April 28, 1978)
  597. ^ Interview With the President Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Editors and News Directors. (April 28, 1978)
  598. ^ United States-Canada Reciprocal Fisheries Agreement Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (May 1, 1978)
  599. ^ Federal Council on the Aging Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (May 2, 1978)
  600. ^ National Small Business Person of the Year Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for Edward Gaffney. (May 2, 1978)
  601. ^ United States Ambassador to Singapore Nomination of Richard F. Kneip. )May 2, 1978)
  602. ^ New England River Basins Commission Appointment of John R. Ehrenfeld as Chairman. (May 2, 1978)
  603. ^ Better Hearing and Speech Month, May 1978 Message of the President. (May 2, 1978)
  604. ^ National Nursing Home Week, May 14-21, 1978 Message of the President. (May 2, 1978)
  605. ^ Advisory Committee on Federal Pay Reappointment of Jerome M. Rosow as Chairman. (May 3, 1978)
  606. ^ Bill Authorizing White House Conferences on the Arts and Humanities Statement on Signing H.J. Res. 649 Into Law. (May 3, 1978)
  607. ^ Golden, Colorado Remarks at the Solar Energy Research Institute on South Table Mountain. (May 3, 1978)
  608. ^ Denver, Colorado Remarks at a Fundraising Reception for Senator Floyd K. Haskell. (May 3, 1978)
  609. ^ Denver, Colorado Remarks at the Governor's Annual Prayer Breakfast. (May 4, 1978)
  610. ^ Denver, Colorado Remarks at a Meeting With Environmental, Community, and Governmental Leaders. (May 4, 1978)
  611. ^ Los Angeles, California Remarks at the 100th Anniversary Luncheon of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. (May 4, 1978)
  612. ^ Los Angeles, California Remarks at the Senior Citizens Nutrition Center of the Watts Labor Community Action Committee. (May 4, 1978)
  613. ^ The President's News Conference (May 4, 1978)
  614. ^ Portland, Oregon Remarks at a Reception for Community Leaders. (May 4, 1978)
  615. ^ Spokane, Washington Remarks at Dedication Ceremonies for Riverfront Park. (May 5, 1978)
  616. ^ Spokane, Washington Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting. (May 5, 1978)
  617. ^ Commemoration of the Victory at Puebla, Mexico Statement by the President. (May 5, 1978)
  618. ^ Equal Employment Opportunity Enforcement Statement Issued Following the Completion of Congressional Consideration of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1978. (May 6, 1978)
  619. ^ Executive Order 12057—National Advisory Committee for Women (May 8, 1978)
  620. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Duane C. Sewell To Be An Assistant Secretary. (May 8, 1978)
  621. ^ Visit of President Kenneth D. Kaunda of Zambia Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (May 17, 1978)
  622. ^ Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Disarmament Nomination of U.S. Representatives and Alternate Representatives to the loth Special Session. (May 17, 1978)
  623. ^ Federal Farm Credit Board Nomination of Three Members. (May 17, 1978)
  624. ^ United States Development Assistance Programs Announcement of Administrative Reorganization of the Programs. (May 19, 1978)
  625. ^ Proclamation 4572—Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, May 29, 1978 (May 19, 1978)
  626. ^ Presidential Election in the Dominican Republic Statement by the President. (May 19, 1978)
  627. ^ National Architectural Barrier Awareness Week Letter to Members of the National Association of Theater Owners. (May 19, 1978)
  628. ^ Interview With the President Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Editors and News Directors. (May 19, 1978)
  629. ^ White House Promenade Remarks at the Reception for Members of Congress and Their Families (May 20, 1978)
  630. ^ Plains, Georgia Informal Exchange With Reporters on Arrival at Peterson Field. (May 21, 1978)
  631. ^ Knoxville, Tennessee Remarks to Employees of the Tennessee Valley Authority. (May 22, 1978)
  632. ^ Oak Ridge, Tennessee Remarks at a Roundtable Discussion With Oak Ridge National Laboratory Scientists. (May 22, 1978)
  633. ^ Presidential Management Improvement Awards Remarks on Presenting the Awards for 1977. (May 23, 1978)
  634. ^ Federal Civil Service Reorganization Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978. (May 23, 1978)
  635. ^ Memorandum From the President on Assistance for Refugees in Sorealia and Djibouti (May 23, 1978)
  636. ^ Private Sector Initiative Program Remarks at a White House Meeting on the Employment Program. (May 23, 1978)
  637. ^ Hospital Cost Containment Legislation Letter to Members of the House Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee. (May 23, 1978)
  638. ^ Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America Message to the Senate Transmitting Additional Protocol I. (May 24, 1978)
  639. ^ National Commission on the International Year of the Child, 1979 Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (May 24, 1978)
  640. ^ United Service Organizations Remarks at a White House Reception. (May 24, 1978)
  641. ^ United Service Organizations Remarks at a White House Reception. (May 24, 1978)
  642. ^ Natural Gas Legislation Statement on the Agreement of the Congressional Conferees. (May 24, 1978)
  643. ^ President's Commission on Personnel Interchange Appointment of Seven Members. (May 25, 1978)
  644. ^ Presidential Scholars Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony of the 1978 Presidential Scholars Medallions. (May 25, 1978)
  645. ^ Federal Trade Commission Nomination of Robert Pitofsky To Be a Member. (May 25, 1978)
  646. ^ Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Nomination of Three Members. (May 25, 1978)
  647. ^ The President's News Conference (May 25, 1978)
  648. ^ Chicago, Illinois Remarks at the 1978 Cook County Democratic Dinner. (May 25, 1978)
  649. ^ Springfield, Illinois Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the State Legislature. (May 26, 1978)
  650. ^ Springfield, Illinois Remarks at a Fundraising Breakfast for Michael Bakalis. (May 26, 1978)
  651. ^ Charleston, West Virginia Remarks at a Fundraising Reception for Senator Jennings Randolph. (May 26, 1978)
  652. ^ Charleston, West Virginia Remarks Announcing the Establishment of the President's Commission on the Coal Industry. (May 26, 1978)
  653. ^ Executive Order 12062—President's Commission on the Coal Industry (May 26, 1978)
  654. ^ United States Ambassador to Denmark Nomination of Warren D. Manshel. (May 26, 1978)
  655. ^ Meeting With President Valery Giscard d'Estaing of France White House Statement. (May 26, 1978)
  656. ^ Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship in Social and Political Thought Statement on Signing H.R. 10392 Into Law. (May 30, 1978)
  657. ^ North Atlantic Alliance Summit Remarks at the Opening Ceremonies. (May 30, 1978)
  658. ^ North Atlantic Alliance Summit Statement on Signing a Congressional Joint Resolution Reaffirming the Unity of the Alliance Commitment. (May 30, 1978)
  659. ^ Proclamation 4573—Flag Day and National Flag Week, 1978 (May 30, 1978)
  660. ^ Meeting With Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany White House Statement. (May 30, 1978)
  661. ^ North Atlantic Alliance Summit Toasts of the President and Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit at the Dinner Honoring the Heads of Delegation. (May 30, 1978)
  662. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit of Turkey White House Statement. (May 31, 1978)
  663. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy White House Statement. (May 31, 1978)
  664. ^ North Atlantic Alliance Summit Text of Remarks on NATO Defense Policy. (May 31, 1978)
  665. ^ Meeting With President Antonio dos Santos Ramalho Eanes of Portugal White House Statement. (May 31, 1978)
  666. ^ United States Ambassador to Afghanistan Nomination of Adolph Dubs. (May 31, 1978)
  667. ^ United States Ambassador to Ethiopia Nomination of Frederic L. Chapin. (May 31, 1978)
  668. ^ United States Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Nomination of William H. Gleysteen, Jr. (May 31, 1978)
  669. ^ Improving Government Regulations Statement by the President. (May 31, 1978)
  670. ^ North Atlantic Alliance Summit Remarks Following the Conclusion of the Final Session. (May 31, 1978)
  671. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Constantine Caramanlis of Greece White House Statement. (May 31, 1978)
  672. ^ White House Fellows Appointment of 15 Fellows for the 1978–79 Program. (June 1, 1978)
  673. ^ National Gallery of Art Remarks at Dedication Ceremonies for the East Building. (June 1, 1978)
  674. ^ Strategic Arms Limitation Talks Remarks to Reporters (June 2, 1978)
  675. ^ James B. Allen Statement on the Death of the Senator From Alabama. (June 2, 1978)
  676. ^ United States Ambassador to Ecuador Nomination of Raymond E. Gonzalez. (June 2, 1978)
  677. ^ United States Ambassador to Thailand Nomination of Morton I. Abramowitz. (June 2, 1978)
  678. ^ Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations Appointment of Three Members. (June 2, 1978)
  679. ^ Occupational Safety and Health Activities in the Federal Government Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (June 2, 1978)
  680. ^ Robert F. Kennedy Statement by the President. (June 6, 1978)
  681. ^ Address at the Commencement Exercises at the United States Naval Academy (June 7, 1978)
  682. ^ Hospital Cost Containment Legislation Statement by the President. (June 7, 1978)
  683. ^ Community Investment Fund Program Remarks at a White House Meeting on the Program. (June 8, 1978)
  684. ^ Department of State Nomination of Viron P. Vaky To Be an Assistant Secretary. (June 8, 1978)
  685. ^ Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Appointment of James W. Haas as a Member. (June 8, 1978)
  686. ^ Anti-Inflation Policy Remarks on the Administration's Anti-Inflation Policy. (June 8, 1978)
  687. ^ National Council of Senior Citizens Remarks at the National Council's Convention. (June 9, 1978)
  688. ^ Proclamation 4574—Father's Day, 1978 (June 9, 1978)
  689. ^ Government in the Sunshine Act Memorandum From the President. (June 9, 1978)
  690. ^ United States Metric Board Nomination of Bruce P. Johnson To Be a Member. (June 9, 1978)
  691. ^ United States Parole Commission Nomination of Oliver J. Keller, Jr., To Be a Commissioner. (June 12, 1978)
  692. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of James P. Wade, Jr., To Be Chairman of the Military Liaison Committee. (June 14, 1978)
  693. ^ United States Ambassador to The Netherlands Nomination of Geri M. Joseph. (June 14, 1978)
  694. ^ New York City Financing Legislation Statement on House Action Approving Guarantee Legislation. (June 18, 1978)
  695. ^ Federal Emergency Management Agency Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978. (June 19, 1978)
  696. ^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning H.R. 3161 Without Approval (June 19, 1978)
  697. ^ National Advisory Committee for Women Appointment of 40 Members. (June 20, 1978)
  698. ^ Fourth of July Statement by the President. (June 21, 1978)
  699. ^ National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures Appointment of the Membership. (June 21, 1978)
  700. ^ National Commission for the Review of Antitrust Laws and Procedures Remarks on Greeting Members of the Commission. (June 21, 1978)
  701. ^ Organization of American States Remarks at the Opening Session of the Eighth General Assembly. (June 21, 1978)
  702. ^ Legislative Vetoes Message to the Congress. (June 21, 1978)
  703. ^ Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Remarks at a White House Reception. (June 21, 1978)
  704. ^ National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (June 22, 1978)
  705. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Message to the Congress Reporting on Progress Toward a Negotiated Settlement. (June 23, 1978)
  706. ^ United States Court of Claims Nomination of Edward S. Smith To Be an Associate Judge. (June 30, 1978)
  707. ^ Joint Chiefs of Staff Remarks at Ceremonies Honoring the Chairman and Two Members. (June 30, 1978)
  708. ^ Executive Order 12070—Federal Cost-of-Living Allowances (June 30, 1978)
  709. ^ Proclamation 4576—Free Enterprise Day, 1978 (June 30, 1978)
  710. ^ Interview With the President Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With a Group of Editors and News Directors. (June 30, 1978)
  711. ^ Combined Federal Campaign Memorandum From the President. (June 30, 1978)
  712. ^ Memorandum From the President on the Combined Federal Campaign (June 30, 1978)
  713. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of Stanley R. Resor To Be Under Secretary for Policy. (July 12, 1978)
  714. ^ United States Ambassador to Yemen Nomination of George M. Lane. (July 12, 1978)
  715. ^ South Pacific Commission Appointment of George Chaplin as U.S. Alternate Representative. (July 12, 1978)
  716. ^ Equal Rights Amendment Letter to Members of the House Judiciary Committee. (July 12, 1978)
  717. ^ The President's Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany Remarks on Departure From the White House. (July 13, 1978)
  718. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Ruth C. Clusen To Be an Assistant Secretary. (July 13, 1978)
  719. ^ Bureau of Mines Nomination of Roger A. Markle To Be Director. (July 13, 1978)
  720. ^ United States Railway Association Nomination of William K. Smith To Be Chairman of the Board of Directors. (July 13, 1978)
  721. ^ Civil Aeronautics Board Nomination of Gloria Schaffer To Be a Member. (July 13, 1978)
  722. ^ Council on Environmental Quality Nomination of Jane Hurt Yarn To Be a Member. (July 13, 1978)
  723. ^ Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Nomination of Richard V. Backley To Be a Member. (July 13, 1978)
  724. ^ "Camp David Accords signed – Sep 17, 1978 – HISTORY.com". HISTORY.com. Retrieved 2017-02-04.
  725. ^ Executive Order 12093—President's Commission on the Holocaust (November 1, 1978)
  726. ^ Office of Management and Budget Recess Appointment of John P. White as Deputy Director. (November 1, 1978)
  727. ^ Contract Disputes Act of 1978 Statement on Signing H.R. 11002 Into Law. (November 1, 1978)
  728. ^ Executive Order 12094—Special Pay for Sea Duty (November 1, 1978)
  729. ^ Executive Order 12095—Emergency Board To Investigate an Airline Labor Dispute (November 2, 1978)
  730. ^ Executive Order 12096—Industry and Trade Administration (November 2, 1978)
  731. ^ Memorandum of Disapproval of the Navajo and Hopi Relocation Bill (November 2, 1978)
  732. ^ Death of Three Newsmen in Guyana Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (November 20, 1978)
  733. ^ First Anniversary of the National Women's Conference Statement by the President. (November 20, 1978)
  734. ^ Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations Appointment of Wayne E. Glenn as a Member. (November 22, 1978)
  735. ^ Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped Appointment of Robert B. Heinemann and Diane S. Roupe as Members. (November 22, 1978)
  736. ^ Presidential Commission on World Hunger Appointment of Thomas H. Wyman as a Member. (November 22, 1978)
  737. ^ President's Commission on Mental Retardation Appointment of Six Members. (November 22, 1978)
  738. ^ National Bible Week Remarks at a White House Dinner in Observance of the Week. (November 22, 1978)
  739. ^ Domestic Artificial Baits and Flies Industry Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting a Report. (November 22, 1978)
  740. ^ Memorandum on the Domestic Artificial Baits and Flies Industry (November 22, 1978)
  741. ^ Peace Corps Statement on the Resignation of Carolyn R. Payton as Director. (November 24, 1978)
  742. ^ St. Louis, Missouri Remarks at the National League of Cities' 1978 Congress of Cities. (November 27, 1978)
  743. ^ St. Louis, Missouri Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Briefing on the Budget for the Board of Directors of the National League of Cities. (November 27, 1978)
  744. ^ Salt Lake City, Utah Remarks at Mormon Church Ceremonies Honoring Family Unity. (November 27, 1978)
  745. ^ Statement on the Death of George Moscone and Harvey Milk (November 27, 1978)
  746. ^ Radioactivity Exposure in Utah Statement Announcing a Review of Earlier Federal Studies. (November 27, 1978)
  747. ^ Appointment of Nine Members to the American Battle Monuments Commission (November 27, 1978)
  748. ^ Proclamation 4609—Bill of Rights Day, Human Rights Day and Week, 1978 (November 28, 1978)
  749. ^ Visit of Prime Minister Hedi Nouira of Tunisia Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (November 29, 1978)
  750. ^ Democratic National Committee Remarks at a White House Briefing for the Organization's Executive Committee and State Chairpersons. (November 29, 1978)
  751. ^ United States Arms Transfer Levels Statement by the President. (November 29, 1978)
  752. ^ Budget Rescission and Deferrals Message to the Congress. (November 30, 1978)
  753. ^ The President's News Conference (November 30, 1978)
  754. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Message to the Congress Reporting on Progress Toward a Negotiated Settlement. (November 30, 1978)
  755. ^ Proclamation 4610—Modification of Quotas on Certain Sugars, Sirups, and Molasses (November 30, 1978)
  756. ^ Communications Satellite Corporation Nomination of Jesse Hill, Jr., and Joan F. Tobin To Be Members of the Board of Directors. (December 1, 1978)
  757. ^ Department of Agriculture Nomination of Dale E. Hathaway To Be Under Secretary for International Affairs and Commodity Programs. (December 4, 1978)
  758. ^ United Nations Economic and Social Council Appointment of William J. Stibravy as U.S. Deputy Representative. (December 4, 1978)
  759. ^ William A. Steiger Statement on the Death of the Representative From Wisconsin. (December 4, 1978)
  760. ^ Hubert H. Humphrey North-South Scholarship Program Remarks at a White House Meeting on the Program. (December 5, 1978)
  761. ^ Office of Consumer Affairs Appointment of Rodney E. Leonard as Deputy Director. (December 20, 1978)
  762. ^ President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Appointment of Billy M. Mills as a Member. (December 21, 1978)
  763. ^ Executive Order 12110—Federal Advisory Committees (December 28, 1978)
  764. ^ Memorandum From the President on United States Relations With the People on Taiwan (December 30, 1978)
  765. ^ Premier Hua Guofeng of the People's Republic of China New Year's Message From the President. (January 1, 1979)
  766. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister J. Malcolm Fraser of Australia White House Statement. (January 2, 1979)
  767. ^ Executive Order 12111—Executive Schedule(January 2, 1979)
  768. ^ Federal Pay and the Anti-Inflation Program Memorandum From the President. (January 4, 1979)
  769. ^ Memorandum From the President on International Trade Agreements (January 4, 1979)
  770. ^ Deputy Assistant to the President Appointment of William Simpson. (January 4, 1979)
  771. ^ Foreign Students Face Expulsion For Violence (January 5, 1979)
  772. ^ Iran Crisis Likely Focus Of Summit (January 5, 1979)
  773. ^ Pentagon Maps New Strategy (January 5, 1979)
  774. ^ Israel, Egypt Waiting For U.S. To Start Talks Again (January 7, 1979)
  775. ^ Schlesinger Says Gas Prices To Rise 6 to 7 Cents in '79 (January 8, 1979)
  776. ^ Department of State Nomination of K. Mathea Falco To Be Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics Matters. (January 8, 1979)
  777. ^ Proclamation 4633—American Heart Month, 1979 (January 10, 1979)
  778. ^ Anniversary of the Birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. Message of the President. (January 11, 1979)
  779. ^ United States Fire Administration Nomination of Gordon Vickery To Be Administrator. (January 11, 1979)
  780. ^ United States Ambassador to Tunisia Nomination of Stephen W. Bosworth. (January 22, 1979)
  781. ^ The President's News Conference (January 26, 1979)
  782. ^ Nelson A. Rockefeller Statement on the Death of the Former Vice President. (January 27, 1979)
  783. ^ Visit of Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping of the People's Republic of China Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (January 29, 1979)
  784. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (January 29, 1979)
  785. ^ Visit of Vice Premier Deng of China Toasts at the State Dinner. (January 29, 1979)
  786. ^ Visit of Vice Premier Deng of China Remarks Following a Performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (January 29, 1979)
  787. ^ National Science Board Nomination of Michael Kasha To Be a Member. (January 30, 1979)
  788. ^ Patent and Trademark Office Nomination of Sidney ,4. Diamond To Be an Assistant Commissioner. (January 30, 1979)
  789. ^ National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Nomination of Three Members. (January 30, 1979)
  790. ^ Budget Rescissions and Deferrals Message to the Congress. (January 31, 1979)
  791. ^ Teng Ends D.C. Visit; Signs 3 Pacts With U.S. (January 31, 1979)
  792. ^ Carter Must Decide By April 1 On Oil Curbs, Schlesinger Says (February 1, 1979)
  793. ^ Committee Approves Seignious (February 1, 1979)
  794. ^ Presidential Commission on World Hunger Appointment of Orville L. Freeman as a Member. (February 1, 1979)
  795. ^ Proclamation 4636—Red Cross Month, 1979 (February 1, 1979)
  796. ^ Memorandum From the President on Red Cross Month, 1979 (February 1, 1979)
  797. ^ United States Postal Service Nomination of Two Governors, (February 1, 1979)
  798. ^ United States Ambassador to Malta Nomination of Ivan M. Clark. (February 2, 1979)
  799. ^ Comprehensive Test Ban Negotiations Accordance of the Personal Rank of Ambassador to Herbert F. York, Head of the U.S. Delegation. (February 2, 1979)
  800. ^ Memorandum From the President on Energy Use by the Federal Government (February 2, 1979)
  801. ^ United States Ambassador to Jamaica Nomination of Loren E. Lawrence. (February 5, 1979)
  802. ^ Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Nomination of John P. Lewis for the Rank of Minister While Serving as Chairman of the Development Assistance Committee. (February 6, 1979)
  803. ^ National Council on the Humanities Nomination of A. D. Frazier, Jr., To Be a Member. (February 8, 1979)
  804. ^ Proclamation 4638—National Poison Prevention Week, 1979 (February 8, 1979)
  805. ^ Communications Satellite Corporation Nomination of Jesse Hill, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (February 14, 1979)
  806. ^ President's Commission on Pension Policy Appointment of 10 Members. (February 14, 1979)
  807. ^ Executive Order 12120—The Honorable Adolph Dubs (February 14, 1979)
  808. ^ Mexico City, Mexico Remarks of President Jose Lopez Portillo and President Carter at the Welcoming Ceremony. (February 14, 1979)
  809. ^ Mexico City, Mexico Toasts at the Luncheon Honoring President Carter. (February 14, 1979)
  810. ^ Statement on the Appointment of Gen. Bernard W. Rogers as Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, and Commander in Chief of U.S. Forces in Europe of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (February 28, 1979)
  811. ^ Ambassador at Large and United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs Nomination of Dick Clark. (February 28, 1979)
  812. ^ Department of the Interior Nomination of June Gibbs Brown To Be Inspector General. (February 28, 1979)
  813. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development Nomination of Charles L. Dempsey To Be Inspector General. (February 28, 1979)
  814. ^ Department of Labor Nomination of Marjorie Fine Knowles To Be Inspector General. (February 28, 1979)
  815. ^ Department of Agriculture Nomination of Thomas F. McBride To Be Inspector General. (February 28, 1979)
  816. ^ Veterans Administration Nomination of Allan L. Reynolds To Be Inspector General. (February 28, 1979)
  817. ^ Executive Order 12124—Generalized System of Preferences (February 28, 1979)
  818. ^ Small Business Conference Commission Remarks at the Swearing In of the Commission's Membership. (February 28, 1979)
  819. ^ Energy Conservation Contingency Plans Message to the Congress Transmitting Three Plans. (March 1, 1979)
  820. ^ Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan Message to the Congress Transmitting the Plan. (March 1, 1979)
  821. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Menahem Begin of Israel White House Statement. (March 1, 1979)
  822. ^ Postal Rate Commission Nomination of James H. Dully To Be a Commissioner. (March 2, 1979)
  823. ^ Dewey Bartlett Statement on the Death of the Former Senator From Oklahoma. (March 2, 1979)
  824. ^ Geological Survey Statement on the 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Survey. (March 2, 1979)
  825. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Begin of Israel White House Statement. (March 2, 1979)
  826. ^ Renegotiation Board Nomination of William M. Burkhalter To Be a Member. (March 2, 1979)
  827. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau of Canada Remarks on the Departure of the Prime Minister. (March 3, 1979)
  828. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Menahem Begin of Israel White House Statement. (March 4, 1979)
  829. ^ United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia Nomination of Francis J. Meehan. (March 5, 1979)
  830. ^ Hospital Cost Containment Remarks Announcing Proposed Legislation. (March 6, 1979)
  831. ^ Proclamation 4643—Cancer Control Month, 1979 (March 6, 1979)
  832. ^ The Albert Einstein Centennial Message of the President. (March 6, 1979)
  833. ^ Memorandum From the President on Senior Executive Service Conversion Rights (March 6, 1979)
  834. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (March 7, 1979)
  835. ^ Memorandum From the President on Senior Executive Service Pay Schedule (March 7, 1979)
  836. ^ The President's Trip to Egypt and Israel Remarks on Departure From the White House. (March 7, 1979)
  837. ^ International Development Cooperation Administration Message to the Congress on the Proposed Agency. (March 7, 1979)
  838. ^ National Credit Union Administration Board Nomination of Lawrence Connell, It., To Be a Member. (March 8, 1979)
  839. ^ National Railroad Passenger Corporation Nomination of M. Athalie Range To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (March 8, 1979)
  840. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Mary P. Bass To Be Inspector General. (March 8, 1979)
  841. ^ Department of Transportation Nomination of Frank S. Sato To Be Inspector General. (March 8, 1979)
  842. ^ National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nomination of Eldon D. Taylor To Be Inspector General. (March 8, 1979)
  843. ^ Small Business Administration Nomination of Paul R. Boucher To Be Inspector General. (March 8, 1979)
  844. ^ Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Appointment of Lois K. Sharpe as a Member. (March 8, 1979)
  845. ^ Egyptian-Israeli Peace Negotiations Statement on Action by the Israeli Cabinet Approving Proposals. (March 14, 1979)
  846. ^ Secretary of Energy Letter to Senator Dennis DeConcini of Arizona. (March 14, 1979)
  847. ^ International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas Appointment of Harold F. Cary as a U.S. Commissioner. (March 15, 1979)
  848. ^ National Transportation Safety Board Nomination of Patricia A. Goldman To Be a Member. (March 16, 1979)
  849. ^ Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Appointment of Rebecca R. Polland as a Member. (March 16, 1979)
  850. ^ Committee for Purchase From the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped Appointment of Dale R. Babione as a Member. (March 16, 1979)
  851. ^ Recording Industry Association of America Remarks at a White House Reception. (March 20, 1979)
  852. ^ Administrator of General Services Exchange of Letters on the Resignation of Joel W. (lay) Solomon. (March 21, 1979)
  853. ^ President's Committee on the National Medal of Science Appointment of Nine Members. (March 21, 1979)
  854. ^ Egyptian-Israeli Peace Negotiations Statement on Action by the Israeli Knesset Approving a Peace Treaty. (March 21, 1979)
  855. ^ Convention on International Civil Aviation Message to the Senate Transmitting Protocols to the Convention. (March 22, 1979)
  856. ^ United States-Mexico Treaty on Extradition Message to the Senate Transmitting the Treaty. (March 22, 1979)
  857. ^ Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy Appointment of the Four Public Members. (March 22, 1979)
  858. ^ Memorandum on the 30th Anniversary of the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program (March 23, 1979)
  859. ^ Federal Advisory Committees Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (March 23, 1979)
  860. ^ Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Appointment of Richard W. Riley as a Member. (March 23, 1979)
  861. ^ President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped Appointment of Three Members. (March 23, 1979)
  862. ^ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Appointment of 89 Members of the Advisory Committee on the Arts. (March 23, 1979)
  863. ^ Administrator of General Services Nomination of Rear Adm. Rowland G. Freeman Ill. (March 23, 1979)
  864. ^ Elk City, Oklahoma Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting. (March 24, 1979)
  865. ^ The President's News Conference (March 25, 1979)
  866. ^ Department of Labor Nomination of Janet L. Norwood To Be Commissioner of Labor Statistics. (March 27, 1979)
  867. ^ Federal Labor Relations Authority Nomination of H. Stephan Gordon To Be General Counsel. (March 27, 1979)
  868. ^ National Science Board Nomination of Lewis M. Branscomb To Be a Member. (March 27, 1979)
  869. ^ Science and Technology Message to the Congress. (March 27, 1979)
  870. ^ Egypt-U.S. Business Council Remarks at a Dinner Honoring President Sadat. (March 27, 1979)
  871. ^ Proclamation 4650—Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week, 1979 (March 28, 1979)
  872. ^ Proclamation 4651—Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, May 28, 1979 (March 29, 1979)
  873. ^ ACTION Nomination of Richard F. Celeste To Be Director of the Peace Corps. (March 29, 1979)
  874. ^ Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Nomination of Timothy F. Cleary To Be a Member and Designation as Chairman. (March 30, 1979)
  875. ^ Executive Order 12127—Federal Emergency Management Agency (March 31, 1979)
  876. ^ Federal Emergency Management Agency Appointment of Gordon Vickery as Acting Director. (March 31, 1979)
  877. ^ Airey Neave Message to Prime Minister James Callaghan of the United Kingdom on the Death of the Conservative Party Member of Parliament. (March 31, 1979)
  878. ^ Wausau, Wisconsin Remarks at a Fundraising Reception for Representative David R. Obey. (March 31, 1979)
  879. ^ Milwaukee, Wisconsin Remarks at a Reception for Representative Clement J. Zablocki. (March 31, 1979)
  880. ^ Milwaukee, Wisconsin Remarks at the State Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. (March 31, 1979)
  881. ^ Middletown, Pennsylvania Remarks to Reporters Following a Visit to the Three Mile Island Nuclear Facility (April 1, 1979)
  882. ^ United States Ambassador to Liberia Nomination of Robert P. Smith. (April 2, 1979)
  883. ^ United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of the Congo Nomination of William L. Swing. (April 2, 1979)
  884. ^ Proclamation 4652—Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, April 28 and 29, 1979 (April 2, 1979)
  885. ^ Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1979. (April 2, 1979)
  886. ^ Commodity Futures Trading Commission Nomination of Read P. Dunn, Jr., To Be a Commissioner. (April 3, 1979)
  887. ^ Commission on Presidential Scholars Appointment of Marilyn W. Black as a Member. (April 4, 1979)
  888. ^ United States-Japan Treaty on Extradition Message to the Senate Transmitting the Treaty. (April 4, 1979)
  889. ^ Federal Emergency Management Agency Appointment of Gloria C. Jimenez as Acting Associate Director. (April 4, 1979)
  890. ^ Council of Economic Advisers Nomination of George C. Eads To Be a Member. (April 4, 1979)
  891. ^ Public Works and Economic Development Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (April 4, 1979)
  892. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (April 4, 1979)
  893. ^ Hospital Cost Containment Remarks at a White House Briefing on the Proposed Legislation. (April 4, 1979)
  894. ^ Executive Order 12128—Employee-Management Relations in the Foreign Service (April 4, 1979)
  895. ^ Ohio River Basin Commission Appointment of Fred J. Krumholtz as Chairman. (April 5, 1979)
  896. ^ National Institute of Building Sciences Withdrawal of the Nomination of John P. Millhone To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (April 5, 1979)
  897. ^ Corporation for Public Broadcasting Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (April 5, 1979)
  898. ^ Energy Address to the Nation. (April 5, 1979)
  899. ^ Executive Order 12129—Critical Energy Facility Program (April 5, 1979)
  900. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of Richard B. Lowe 111 To Be Deputy Inspector General. (April 6, 1979)
  901. ^ Proclamation 4654—World Trade Week, 1979 (April 6, 1979)
  902. ^ Proclamation 4655—Imports of Petroleum and Petroleum Products (April 6, 1979)
  903. ^ Presidential Determination on Energy Emergency in Florida (April 6, 1979)
  904. ^ Richmond, Virginia Remarks at the State Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. (April 7, 1979)
  905. ^ Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Legislation To Implement the Treaty. (April 9, 1979)
  906. ^ Taiwan Relations Act Statement on Signing H.R. 2479 Into Law. (April 10, 1979)
  907. ^ New York City, New York Remarks at the Annual Convention of the American Newspaper Publishers Association. (April 25, 1979)
  908. ^ Portsmouth, New Hampshire Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting. (April 25, 1979)
  909. ^ Manchester, New Hampshire Remarks at a Reception for Governor Hugh Gallen. (April 25, 1979)
  910. ^ Bedford, New Hampshire Remarks at a State Democratic Party Fund raising Dinner. (April 25, 1979)
  911. ^ Memorandum From the President on the Interdepartmental Committee on Domestic Violence (April 27, 1979)
  912. ^ United States Advisory Commission on International Communication, Cultural and Educational Affairs Nomination of Six Members and Designation of Chairman. (April 27, 1979)
  913. ^ United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors Appointment of Two Members. (April 27, 1979)
  914. ^ Clinch River Breeder Reactor Statement on Action by the House Science and Technology Committee. (April 27, 1979)
  915. ^ United States-Soviet Union Exchange of Prisoners White House Statement. (April 27, 1979)
  916. ^ National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Remarks at the Association's Annual Dinner. (April 28, 1979)
  917. ^ White House Correspondents Association Remarks at the Association's Annual Dinner. (April 28, 1979)
  918. ^ White House Conference on Library and Information Services Appointment of Helen Meyer as a Member of the Advisory Committee. (April 30, 1979)
  919. ^ Permanent Committee for the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise Appointment of Paul J. Mishkin as a Member. (April 30, 1979)
  920. ^ Proclamation 4659—Father's Day, 1979 (April 30, 1979)
  921. ^ The President's News Conference (April 30, 1979)
  922. ^ Department of Education Statement on Senate Action on the Legislation. (April 30, 1979)
  923. ^ United States Sinai Support Mission Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (May 1, 1979)
  924. ^ Federal Election Commission Nomination of Two Members. (May 1, 1979)
  925. ^ Law Day, U.S.A., 1979 Remarks at a White House Reception. (May 1, 1979)
  926. ^ Agency for International Development Personnel System Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Regulations. (May 1, 1979)
  927. ^ Visit of Prime Minister Masayoshi Ohira of Japan Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (May 2, 1979)
  928. ^ Federal Emergency Management Agency Nomination of John W. Macy,r., To Be Director. (May 3, 1979)]
  929. ^ Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Appointment of Phyllis R. Spielman as a Member of the Advisory Committee. (May 3, 1979)
  930. ^ Committee for the Preservation of the White House Appointment of Jay P. Altmayer as a Member. (May 3, 1979)
  931. ^ "Ribicoff Decides He Won't Seek A Fourth Term". New York Times. May 4, 1979.
  932. ^ Senator Abraham Ribicoff Statement on the Connecticut Senator's Decision Not To Seek Reelection. (May 3, 1979)
  933. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Luther H. Hodges, Jr., To Be Under Secretary. (May 4, 1979)
  934. ^ United States Ambassador to Guatemala Nomination of Frank V. Ortiz, Jr. (May 4, 1979)
  935. ^ Overseas Private Investment Corporation Nomination of William M. Landau To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (May 4, 1979)
  936. ^ Federal Labor Relations Authority Nomination of Leon B. Applewhaite To Be a Member. (May 4, 1979)
  937. ^ Executive Order 12131—The President's Export Council (May 4, 1979)
  938. ^ Des Moines, Iowa Remarks to the Iowa State Association of Counties. (May 4, 1979)
  939. ^ The President's News Conference (May 4, 1979)
  940. ^ Des Moines, Iowa Remarks at a State Democratic Party Reception. (May 4, 1979)
  941. ^ San Francisco, California Remarks at a Memorial Tribute for Former Mayor George Moscone. (May 4, 1979)
  942. ^ Gasoline Shortages in California Statement by the President. (May 5, 1979)
  943. ^ Los Angeles, California Remarks at Dedication Ceremonies for La Placita de Dolores de Los Angeles. (May 5, 1979)
  944. ^ Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan Message to the Congress Transmitting Contingency Plan No. 5. (Ma6y 7, 1979)
  945. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (May 7, 1969)
  946. ^ World Health Organization Announcement of the U.S. Delegation to the 32d World Health Assembly. (May 7, 1979)
  947. ^ National Energy Plan Message to the Congress Transmitting the Second Plan. (May 7, 1979)
  948. ^ Memorandum From the President on the Energy Emergency in Florida (May 7, 1979)
  949. ^ Proclamation 4660—Flag Day and National Flag Week, 1979 (May 8, 1979)
  950. ^ United States Ambassador to Egypt Nomination of Alfred L. Atherton, Jr. (May 8, 1979)
  951. ^ United States Tax Court Nomination of Arthur L. Nims III To Be a Judge. (May 8, 1979)
  952. ^ Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan Message to the Congress Transmitting Contingency Plan No. 6. (May 8, 1979)
  953. ^ United States-Hungary Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion Message to the Senate Transmitting the Convention. (May 9, 1979)
  954. ^ United States-Tuvalu Treaty of Friendship Message to the Senate Transmitting the Treaty. (May 9, 1979)
  955. ^ Standby Gasoline Rationing Plan Statement on Senate Approval of the Plan. (May 9, 1979)
  956. ^ National Advisory Council on Indian Education Appointment of John C. Rouillard as a Member. (May 23, 1979)
  957. ^ National Cable Television Association Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session by Satellite to the Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. (May 23, 1979)
  958. ^ [http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=32386 Welfare Reform Legislation Message to the Congress on the Proposed Legislation. (May 23, 1979)]
  959. ^ Executive Order 12139—Foreign Intelligence Electronic Surveillance (May 23, 1979)
  960. ^ Sunset Review Legislation Statement by the President. (May 23, 1979)
  961. ^ President's Export Council Appointment of 27 Members. (May 24, 1979)
  962. ^ President's Export Council Remarks at the Swearing In of the Chairman and Members. (May 24, 1979)
  963. ^ Diesel Fuel Shortages Announcement of Meeting on Federal-State Cooperation To Resolve Supply Problems. (May 24, 1979)
  964. ^ The Federal Budget Statement on Congressional Approval of the First Concurrent Resolution on the FY 1980 Budget. (May 24, 1979)
  965. ^ National Commission on Employment Policy Appointment of Nine Members. (May 25, 1979)
  966. ^ Democratic National Committee Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the Committee's Spring Meeting. (May 25, 1979)
  967. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of John Mark Deutch To Be Under Secretary. (May 25, 1979)
  968. ^ Gold Medal for John Wayne Statement on Signing S. 631 Into Law. (May 26, 1979)
  969. ^ John H. Wood, Jr. Statement on the Death of the U.S. District Judge. (May 29, 1979)
  970. ^ The President's News Conference (May 29, 1979)
  971. ^ Executive Order 12140—Gasoline End-User Allocation (May 29, 1979)
  972. ^ National Conference of Christians and Jews Remarks at the 30th Annual Brotherhood Citation Dinner. (May 29, 1979)
  973. ^ Vietnam Veterans Week, 1979 Remarks at a White House Reception. (May 30, 1979)
  974. ^ Memorandum From the President on Economic Policymaking (May 30, 1979)
  975. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of Alan A. Parker To Be an Assistant Attorney General. (May 31, 1979)
  976. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of Maurice Rosenberg To Be an Assistant Attorney General. (May 31, 1979)
  977. ^ President's Commission on Executive Exchange Appointment of 19 Public Members and 6 Government Representatives. (May 31, 1979)
  978. ^ Trade With Romania and Hungary Message to the Congress. (June 1, 1979)
  979. ^ Memorandum From the President on Trade With Romania and Hungary (June 1, 1979)
  980. ^ United States Ambassador to Niger Nomination of James Keough Bishop. (June 1, 1979)
  981. ^ United States Special Representative to Antigua, Saint Christopher-Nevis- Anguilla, and Saint Vincent Appointment of Sally Angela Shelton (June 1, 1979)
  982. ^ Department of Agriculture Nomination of Daniel Marcus To Be General Counsel. (June 1, 1979)
  983. ^ Superior Court of the District of Columbia Nomination of Truman A. Morrison III To Be an Associate Judge. (June 1, 1979)
  984. ^ Director of the Census Nomination of Vincent P. Barabba. (June 1, 1979)
  985. ^ Federal Home Loan Bank Board Nomination of Andrew A. DiPrete To Be a Member. (June 1, 1979)
  986. ^ Indianapolis, Indiana Remarks at a Reception Prior to the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. (June 2, 1979)
  987. ^ Indianapolis, Indiana Remarks at the State Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner. (June 2, 1979)
  988. ^ Remarks at the Memorial Services for Civil Rights Leader A. Philip Randolph (June 3, 1979)
  989. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (June 4, 1979)
  990. ^ Proclamation 4664—National P.O.W.-M.I.A. Recognition Day, 1979 (June 4, 1979)
  991. ^ Executive Order 12141—Independent Water Project Review (June 5, 1979)
  992. ^ Department of the Treasury Nomination of Walter J. McDonald To Be an Assistant Secretary. (June 5, 1979)
  993. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of Richard I. Beattie To Be General Counsel. (June 5, 1979)
  994. ^ Corporation for Public Broadcasting Nomination of Michael R. Kelley To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (June 5, 1979)
  995. ^ International North Pacific Fisheries Commission Appointment of Four Commissioners of the U.S. Section. (June 5, 1979)
  996. ^ Federal Pay System Reform Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (June 6, 1979)
  997. ^ Meeting With Chancellor Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany White House Statement. (June 6, 1979)
  998. ^ Meeting With Chancellor Helmut Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany Remarks to Reporters Following the Meeting (June 6, 1979)
  999. ^ National Transportation Safety Board Nomination of G. H. Patrick Bursley To Be a Member. (June 6, 1979)
  1000. ^ National Alcohol Fuels Commission Appointment of the Seven Public Members. (June 6, 1979)
  1001. ^ United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Remarks at the Union's Founding Convention (June 7, 1979)
  1002. ^ Trade Sanctions Against Rhodesia Remarks Announcing Continuation of the U.S. Sanctions. (June 7, 1979)
  1003. ^ Black Music Association Remarks at a White House Dinner Honoring the Association. (June 7, 1979)
  1004. ^ Deployment of the MX Missile Remarks by the Deputy Press Secretary on the President's Decision. (June 8, 1979)
  1005. ^ Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System Nomination of John T. Rhett To Be Federal Inspector. (June 8, 1979)
  1006. ^ Federal Communications Commission Nomination of Tyrone Brown To Be a Member. (June 11, 1979)
  1007. ^ Securities and Exchange Commission Nomination of lorn R. Evans To Be a Member. (June 11, 1979)
  1008. ^ National Advisory Council on Extension and Continuing Education Appointment of Four Members. (June 11, 1979)
  1009. ^ Meeting With Vice President Muhammad Husni Mubarak of Egypt White House Statement. (June 11, 1979)
  1010. ^ National Health Plan Remarks Announcing Proposed Legislation. (June 12, 1979)
  1011. ^ John Wayne Statement on the Death of the Film Actor. (June 12, 1979)
  1012. ^ Memorandum From the President on the Energy Emergency in Florida (June 12, 1979)
  1013. ^ Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations Appointment of Two Members. (June 12, 1979)
  1014. ^ Commission on Presidential Scholars Appointment of Three Members. (June 12, 1979)
  1015. ^ Hazardous Waste Disposal Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (June 13, 1979)
  1016. ^ Gold Medal for Hubert H. Humphrey Statement on Signing S. 613 Into Law. (June 13, 1979)
  1017. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of John Howard Moxley III To Be an Assistant Secretary. (June 13, 1979)
  1018. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Samuel B. Nemirow To Be Assistant Secretary for Maritime Affairs. (June 13, 1979)
  1019. ^ United States Advisory Commission on International Communication, Cultural and Educational Affairs Nomination of Jean McKee To Be a Member. (June 13, 1979)
  1020. ^ The President's Trip to Vienna, Austria Remarks on Departure From the White House. (June 14, 1979)
  1021. ^ Veterans' Health Care Amendments of 1979 Statement on Signing S. 7 Into Law. (June 14, 1979)
  1022. ^ United States Ambassador to New Zealand and Western Samoa Nomination of Anne Clark Martindell. (June 14, 1979)
  1023. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Louis F. Moret To Be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact. (June 14, 1979)
  1024. ^ Consumer Product Safety Commission Nomination of Stuart M. Statler To Be a Commissioner. (June 14, 1979)
  1025. ^ National Credit Union Administration Board Nomination of P. A. Mack,r., To Be a Member. (June 14, 1979)]
  1026. ^ Community Services Administration Nomination of Frankie M. Freeman To Be Inspector General. (June 14, 1979)
  1027. ^ Railroad Retirement Board Nomination of Charles 1. Chamberlain To Be a Member. (June 15, 1979)
  1028. ^ Address Delivered Before a Joint Session of the Congress on the Vienna Summit Meeting (June 18, 1979)
  1029. ^ Multilateral Trade Negotiations Message to the Congress Transmitting Trade Agreements and Proposed Implementing Legislation. (June 19, 1979)
  1030. ^ Solar Energy Remarks Announcing Administration Proposals. (June 20, 1979)
  1031. ^ Tokyo, Japan Informal Exchange With Reporters. (June 26, 1979)
  1032. ^ Tokyo, Japan Remarks at a Reception With Members of the Japanese Diet. (June 26, 1979)
  1033. ^ Camp Casey, Republic of Korea Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (June 30, 1979)
  1034. ^ Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii Remarks at a Reception. (July 1, 1979)
  1035. ^ National Consumer Cooperative Bank Nomination of 11 Members of the Board of Directors. (July 2, 1979)
  1036. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development Nomination of Jane McGrew To Be General Counsel. (July 3, 1979)
  1037. ^ Camp David Meetings on Domestic Issues Statements by the White House Press Secretary on the President's Activities. (July 5, 1979)
  1038. ^ Memorandum From the President on the Energy Emergency in Florida (July 6, 1979)
  1039. ^ Saudi Arabian Crude Oil Production White House Statement. (July 9, 1979)
  1040. ^ President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Appointment of Abbi Fisher as a Member. (July 10, 1979)
  1041. ^ Death of Arthur Fiedler Statement by the President. (July 10, 1979)
  1042. ^ National Energy Supply Shortage Message to the Congress on the Implementation of Energy Conservation Contingency Plan No. 2. (July 10, 1979)
  1043. ^ United States Ambassador to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands Nomination of Harvey J. Feldman. (July 11, 1979)
  1044. ^ Proclamation 4668—Modification of Temporary Quantitative Limitations on the Importation of Certain Articles of Stainless Steel or Alloy Tool Steel (July 11, 1979)
  1045. ^ Department of Education Statement on House of Representatives Action Approving the Legislation. (July 11, 1979)
  1046. ^ Kansas City, Missouri Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Counties. (July 16, 1979)
  1047. ^ Department of Labor Nomination of William P. Hobgood To Be an Assistant Secretary. (July 17, 1979)
  1048. ^ United Nations Nomination of James W. Spain To Be Deputy U.S. Representative. (July 23, 1979)
  1049. ^ National Credit Union Administration Board Nomination of Harold Alonza Black To Be a Member. (July 23, 1979)
  1050. ^ Budget Deferral Message to the Congress. (July 24, 1979)
  1051. ^ National Mediation Board Nomination of Robert Joseph Brown (July 24, 1979)
  1052. ^ United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Nomination of William D. Wolle. (July 25, 1979)
  1053. ^ Federal Reserve System Nomination of Paul A. Volcker To Be Chairman of the Board of Governors. (July 25, 1979)
  1054. ^ Senior Adviser to the President Appointment of Hedley W. Donovan. (July 25, 1979)
  1055. ^ The Cyprus Conflict Letter to the Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. (July 25, 1979)
  1056. ^ Merit Systems Protection Board Nomination of Ronald P. Wertheim To Be a Member. (July 25, 1979)
  1057. ^ The President's News Conference (July 25, 1979)
  1058. ^ Trade Agreements Act of 1979 Remarks on Signing H.R. 4537 Into Law. (July 26, 1979)
  1059. ^ United States-Australia Agreement on Nuclear Energy Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (July 27, 1979)
  1060. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development Nomination of Moon Landrieu To Be Secretary. (July 27, 1979)
  1061. ^ Solar Energy Development Bank Letter to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (July 27, 1979)
  1062. ^ Department of Transportation Nomination of Neil Goldschmidt To Be Secretary. (July 27, 1979)
  1063. ^ National Consumer Cooperative Bank Nomination of Two Government Members of the Board of Directors. (July 27, 1979)
  1064. ^ Federal Home Loan Bank Board Nomination of Jay Janis To Be a Member, and Designation as Chairman. (July 31, 1979)
  1065. ^ Louisville, Kentucky Remarks Following a Tour of the Cane Run Generating Station of the Louisville Gas & Electric Company. (July 31, 1979)
  1066. ^ Bardstown, Kentucky Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Town Meeting. (July 31, 1979)
  1067. ^ Labor Day Remarks at a White House Picnic. (September 3, 1979)
  1068. ^ Executive Order 12154—Executive Schedule (September 4, 1979)
  1069. ^ Proclamation 4679—National Grandparents Day (September 6, 1979)
  1070. ^ Puerto Rican Nationalists Announcement of the President's Commutation of Sentences. (September 6, 1979)
  1071. ^ World Conference on Religion and Peace Remarks at a White House Reception for Conference Participants. (September 6, 1979)
  1072. ^ Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Statement Announcing Proposed Legislation. (September 12, 1979)
  1073. ^ Steubenville, Ohio Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a Townhall Meeting. (September 12, 1979)
  1074. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of George M. Fumich, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary. (September 12, 1979)
  1075. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Ruth M. Davis To Be an Assistant Secretary. (September 12, 1979)
  1076. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of John C. Sawhill To Be Deputy Secretary. (September 12, 1979)
  1077. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of William Walker Lewis To Be an Assistant Secretary. (September 12, 1979)
  1078. ^ Budget Deferrals Message to the Congress. (September 27, 1979)
  1079. ^ President's Commission on the Holocaust Remarks on Receiving the Final Report of the Commission. (September 27, 1979)
  1080. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of Robert W. Komer To Be Under Secretary for Policy. (September 27, 1979)
  1081. ^ Department of the Interior Nomination of William E. Hallett To Be Commissioner of Indian Affairs. (September 27, 1979)
  1082. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of William B. Welsh To Be an Assistant Secretary. (September 27, 1979)
  1083. ^ National Highway Safety Advisory Committee Appointment of 12 Members. (September 27, 1979)
  1084. ^ Department of Education Legislation Statement on House of Representatives Approval of the Legislation. (September 27, 1979)
  1085. ^ Panama Canal Act of 1979 Statement on Signing H.R. 111 Into Law. (September 27, 1979)
  1086. ^ Anti-Inflation Program Remarks Announcing a National Accord Between the Administration and the American Labor Leadership. (September 28, 1979)
  1087. ^ Budget Deferral Message to the Congress. (September 28, 1979)
  1088. ^ Memorandum From the President on Procurement of Grain in Nicaragua (September 28, 1979)
  1089. ^ Budget Rescission and Deferrals Message to the Congress. (October 1, 1979)
  1090. ^ Peace and National Security Address to the Nation on Soviet Combat Troops in Cuba and the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. (October 1, 1979)
  1091. ^ Meeting With President William R. Tolbert, Jr., of Liberia White House Statement. (October 2, 1979)
  1092. ^ Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Remarks at the Swearing In of Reubin O'D. Askew. (October 2, 1979)
  1093. ^ National Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Trails Systems Message to the Congress Transmitting Reports and Proposed Legislation. (October 2, 1979)
  1094. ^ Tuolumne River in California Message to Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation. (October 2, 1979)
  1095. ^ Health Planning and Resources Development Amendments of 1979 Statement on Signing S. 544 Into Law. (October 4, 1979)
  1096. ^ Energy Mobilization Board Legislation Statement on Senate Approval of the Legislation. (October 4, 1979)
  1097. ^ United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Nomination of Barbara W. Newell for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as U.S. Permanent Representative. (October 4, 1979)
  1098. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Designation of McGeorge Bundy as Chairman of the General Advisory Committee. (October 4, 1979)
  1099. ^ National Council on Educational Research Designation of Harold Howe as Chairman. (October 4, 1979)
  1100. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of Billy M. Wise To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 5, 1979)
  1101. ^ United States Ambassador to Zaire Nomination of Robert B. Oakley. (October 10, 1979)
  1102. ^ United States Ambassador to Mall Nomination of Anne Forrester Holloway. (October 10, 1979)
  1103. ^ Federal Magistrate Act of 1979 Statement on Signing S. 237 Into Law. (October 10, 1979)
  1104. ^ Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act Amendments of 1979 Statement on Signing S. 756 Into Law. (October 10, 1979)
  1105. ^ [url=http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=31542 Department of Education Organization Act Remarks at the Bill Signing Ceremony. (October 17, 1979)]
  1106. ^ 15th Anniversary of the Job Corps Statement by the President. (October 17, 1979)
  1107. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of loan Zeldes Bernstein To Be General Counsel. (October 17, 1979)
  1108. ^ Department of State Nomination of William G. Bowdler To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 17, 1979)
  1109. ^ Drug Enforcement Administration Nomination of Frederick A. Rody, Jr., To Be Deputy Administrator. (October 17, 1979)
  1110. ^ Federal Prison Industries, Inc. Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Directors. (October 17, 1979)
  1111. ^ Internal Revenue Service Nomination of N. Jerold Cohen To Be Chief Counsel. (October 17, 1979)
  1112. ^ President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island Remarks on Receiving the Commission's Final Report. (October 30, 1979)
  1113. ^ Statement on the Nomination of Shirley Hufstedler To Be Secretary of the Department of Education (October 30, 1979)
  1114. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of George W. Cunningham To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 30, 1979)
  1115. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Thomas E. Stelson To Be an Assistant Secretary. (October 30, 1979)
  1116. ^ District of Columbia Law Revision Commission Reappointment of Stephen I. Danzansky as a Member. (October 30, 1979)
  1117. ^ Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Nomination of Robert Hormats To Be a Deputy Special Representative. (October 30, 1979)
  1118. ^ United States Ambassador to Burma Nomination of Patricia M. Byrne. (October 30, 1979)
  1119. ^ Alaska Public Lands Legislation Statement on Approval by the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. (October 30, 1979)
  1120. ^ Industrial Innovation Initiatives Remarks Announcing a Program To Encourage Innovation. (October 31, 1979)
  1121. ^ Industrial Innovation Initiatives Message to the Congress on Administration Actions and Proposals. (October 31, 1979)
  1122. ^ Small Business Administration Memorandum From the President. (October 31, 1979)
  1123. ^ Panama Canal Commission Appointment of Fernando Manfredo as Deputy Administrator. (November 1, 1979)
  1124. ^ Death of Mamie Eisenhower Statement by the President. (November 1, 1979)
  1125. ^ President's Environmental Youth Awards Remarks on Presenting the Awards (November 1, 1979)
  1126. ^ Council on Environmental Quality Nomination of Robert H. Harris To Be a Member. (November 1, 1979)
  1127. ^ United States Ambassador to Morocco Nomination of Angler Biddle Duke. (November 1, 1979)
  1128. ^ Department of Housing and Urban Development Nomination of Victor Marrero To Be Under Secretary. (November 1, 1979)
  1129. ^ Proclamation 4698—Will Rogers Day, 1979 (November 2, 1979)
  1130. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of Togo D. West, Jr., To Be General Counsel. (November 28, 1979)
  1131. ^ National Labor Relations Board Nomination of William A. Lubbers To Be General Counsel. (November 28, 1979)
  1132. ^ United States International Trade Commission Nomination of Michael J. Calhoun To Be a Member. (November 28, 1979)
  1133. ^ United States International Trade Commission Nomination of Robert E. Baldwin To Be a Member. (November 28, 1979)
  1134. ^ The President's News Conference (November 28, 1979)
  1135. ^ Executive Order 12173—Panama Canal (November 29, 1977)
  1136. ^ Department of Justice Nomination of Sanford M. Litvack To Be an Assistant Attorney General. (November 29, 1977)
  1137. ^ Civil Aeronautics Board Nomination of Marvin S. Cohen To Be a Member, and Redesignation as Chairman. (November 29, 1979)
  1138. ^ Federal Paperwork Reduction Remarks on Signing Executive Order 12174. (November 30, 1979)
  1139. ^ Ambassador at Large and United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs Nomination of Victor Palmieri. (November 30, 1979)
  1140. ^ Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Nomination of Ira M. Schwartz To Be Associate Administrator. (November 30, 1979)
  1141. ^ Department of Energy Nomination of Leslie J. Goldman To Be an Assistant Secretary. (November 30, 1979)
  1142. ^ Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Nomination of John A. Calhoun III To Be Chief of the Children's Bureau. (November 30, 1979)
  1143. ^ Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Statement on a Report on United States Compliance With the Final Act. (November 30, 1979)
  1144. ^ Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1980 Statement on Signing H.R. 4440 Into Law. (November 30, 1979)
  1145. ^ Shah of Iran White House Statement. (December 2, 1979)
  1146. ^ Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board Appointment of 11 Members and Designation of Chairman. (December 4, 1979)
  1147. ^ 1980 Democratic Presidential Nomination Remarks Announcing Candidacy. (December 4, 1980)
  1148. ^ Executive Order 12176—President's Commission on the Coal Industry (December 7, 1979)
  1149. ^ Department of State Nomination of Deane R. Hinton To Be an Assistant Secretary. (December 7, 1979)
  1150. ^ American Hostages in Iran Remarks to State Department Employees. (December 7, 1979)
  1151. ^ Dinner Honoring Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Remarks at the Fundraising Dinner for the O'Neill Chair at Boston College (December 9, 1979)
  1152. ^ Federal Council on the Aging Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Five Members. (December 10, 1979)
  1153. ^ Federal Home Loan Bank Board Nomination of John H. Dalton To Be a Member. (December 10, 1979)
  1154. ^ United States Ambassador to Norway Nomination of Sidney Anders Rand. (December 10, 1979)
  1155. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Homer E. Moyer, Jr., To Be General Counsel. (December 11, 1979)
  1156. ^ United States Defense Policy Remarks to Members of the Business Council. (December 12, 1979)
  1157. ^ Appalachian Regional Commission Nomination of Albert P. Smith To Be Federal Cochairman. (December 12, 1979)
  1158. ^ Department of the Navy Nomination of Joseph A. Doyle To Be an Assistant Secretary. (December 12, 1979)
  1159. ^ Domestic Volunteer Service Act Amendments of 1979 Statement on Signing S. 239 Into Law. (December 13, 1979)
  1160. ^ United States Ambassador to Turkey Nomination of James W. Spain. (December 13, 1979)
  1161. ^ American Hostages in Iran Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (December 13, 1979)
  1162. ^ Gannett Newspaper and Broadcast Executives Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at a White House Briefing. (December 13, 1979)
  1163. ^ Christmas Pageant of Peace Remarks on Lighting the National Community Christmas Tree. (December 13, 1979)
  1164. ^ Cahaba River in Alabama Message to the Congress Transmitting a Study. (December 14, 1979)
  1165. ^ Emergency Board To Investigate a Railway Labor Dispute Appointment of the Membership. (December 14, 1979)
  1166. ^ Memorandum from the President on Multilateral Trade Negotiations (December 14, 1979)
  1167. ^ Visit of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony. (December 17, 1979)
  1168. ^ Executive Order 12184—President's Special Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research (December 17, 1979)
  1169. ^ Settlement of Conflict in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia White House Statement. (December 17, 1979)
  1170. ^ Chanukah Remarks at the Lighting of the National Menorah. (December 17, 1979)
  1171. ^ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Nomination of Colbert 1. King To Be U.S. Executive Director. (December 19, 1979)
  1172. ^ International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Nomination of David S. King To Be U.S. Alternate Executive Director. (December 19, 1979)
  1173. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Resignation of George M. Seignious II as Director and Nomination of Ralph Earle II. (December 19, 1979)
  1174. ^ Department of State Nomination of Matthew Nimetz To Be Under Secretary for Security Assistance, Science and Technology. (December 19, 1979)
  1175. ^ Department of State Nomination of Rozanne L. Ridgway To Be Counselor of the Department. (December 19, 1979)
  1176. ^ Department of the Air Force Nomination of Joseph Charles Zengerle III To Be an Assistant Secretary. (December 19, 1979)
  1177. ^ United States-Peru Treaty on Penal Sentences Message to the Senate Transmitting the Treaty. (December 20, 1979)
  1178. ^ Foreign Military Sales Credits for Israel White House Statement. (December 31, 1979)
  1179. ^ Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1980 Statement on Signing S. 673 Into Law. (December 31, 1979)
  1180. ^ Knoxville International Energy Exposition of 1982 Statement on Signing H.R. 5079 Into Law. (December 31, 1979)
  1181. ^ Beef and Veal Imports Bill Statement on Signing H.R. 2727 Into Law. (December 31, 1979)
  1182. ^ Proclamation 4710—Earth Day, 1980 (January 1, 1980)
  1183. ^ International Trade Functions Remarks on Signing Executive Order 12188. (January 2, 1980)
  1184. ^ American Hostages in Iran and Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (January 2, 1980)
  1185. ^ Recess Appointment of William Joseph Driver as Commissioner of Social Security (January 3, 1980)
  1186. ^ National Capital Transportation Amendments of 1979 Statement on Signing H.R. 3951 Into Law. (January 3, 1980)
  1187. ^ Address to the Nation on the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan (January 4, 1980)
  1188. ^ Meeting With United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (January 6, 1980)
  1189. ^ Memorandums From the President on Shipments of Agricultural Commodities to the Soviet Union (January 7, 1980)
  1190. ^ Remarks on Signing Into Law H.R. 5860, the Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Act of 1979 (January 7, 1980)
  1191. ^ United States International Development Cooperation Agency Nomination of David Bronheim To Be an Associate Director. (January 10, 1980)
  1192. ^ Energy Conservation Remarks at a White House Briefing for Religious Leaders. (January 10, 1980)
  1193. ^ White House Conference on Regulatory Reform Remarks at a Meeting of the Conference. (January 11, 1980)
  1194. ^ Meeting With Agha Shahi of Pakistan White House Statement. (January 12, 1980)
  1195. ^ Memorandum From the President on Federal Procurement Policy (January 13, 1980)
  1196. ^ White House Conference on Small Business Remarks at the Opening Session of the Conference (January 13, 1980)
  1197. ^ Small Business Message to the Congress. (January 14, 1980)
  1198. ^ Economic Sanctions Against Iran White House Statement on the Soviet Veto of the United Nations Security Council Resolution. (January 14, 1980)
  1199. ^ Meeting With Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez of Spain White House Statement. (January 14, 1980)
  1200. ^ National Medal of Science Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony. (January 14, 1980)
  1201. ^ United States Office of Consumer Affairs Appointment of Edward B. Cohen as Deputy Director. (January 15, 1980)
  1202. ^ President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Announcement of the Selection of Six Persons To Receive the Award. (January 15, 1980)
  1203. ^ Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation Designation of Thomas F. Murphy as Acting Chairman. (January 16, 1980)
  1204. ^ Executive Order 12189—Price Controls on Heavy Crude Oil (January 16, 1980)
  1205. ^ Meeting With Vice President Muhammad Husni Mubarak of Egypt White House Statement. (January 17, 1980)
  1206. ^ Proclamation 4714—Temporary Duty Increase on the Importation Into the United States of Certain Anhydrous Ammonia From the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (January 18, 1980)
  1207. ^ William O. Douglas Statement on the Death of the Former Supreme Court Associate Justice. (January 19, 1980)
  1208. ^ Proclamation 4715—William O. Douglas (January 19, 1980)
  1209. ^ "Meet the Press" Interview with Bill Monroe, Carl T. Rowan, David Broder, and Judy Woodruff (January 20, 1980)
  1210. ^ National Religious Broadcasters Remarks at the Association's Annual Convention. (January 21, 1980)
  1211. ^ Iowa Democratic Party Caucuses Statement by the President. (January 21, 1980)
  1212. ^ United States Ambassador to El Salvador Nomination of Robert E. White. (January 22, 1980)
  1213. ^ Meeting With Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genschef of the Federal Republic of Germany White House Statement. (January 22, 1980)
  1214. ^ Visit of Prime Minister Cossiga of Italy Joint Press Statement. (January 25, 1980)
  1215. ^ Department of Education Nomination of John B. Gabusi To Be Assistant Secretary for Management. (January 24, 1980)
  1216. ^ Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Remarks at the Annual Hubert H. Humphrey Award Dinner (January 27, 1980)
  1217. ^ Meeting With President Simone Veil of the European Parliament White House Statement. (January 29, 1980)
  1218. ^ Proclamation 4719—National Poison Prevention Week, 1980 (January 29, 1980)
  1219. ^ Department of Commerce Nomination of Herta Lande Seidman To Be Assistant Secretary for Trade Development. (January 30, 1980)
  1220. ^ National Advisory Council on the Education of Disadvantaged Children Appointment of Six Members. (January 31, 1980)
  1221. ^ National Conference on Physical Fitness and Sports for All Remarks at the Opening Session of the Conference. (February 1, 1980)
  1222. ^ United States-Switzerland Agreement on Social Security Message to the Congress Transmitting the Agreement. (February 1, 1980)
  1223. ^ Executive Order 12190—Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business Ownership (February 1, 1980)
  1224. ^ Proclamation 4720—Modification of Tariffs on Certain Sugars, Sirups, and Molasses (February 1, 1980)
  1225. ^ President's Commission on Executive Exchange Appointment of Four Members. (February 4, 1980)
  1226. ^ National Advisory Council on Economic Opportunity Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (February 5, 1980)
  1227. ^ Water Projects Legislation White House Statement on House of Representatives Approval of the Legislation. (February 5, 1980)
  1228. ^ National Prayer Breakfast Remarks at the Annual Breakfast. (February 7, 1980)
  1229. ^ Consumer Federation of America Remarks at the Federation's Annual Conference. (February 7, 1980)
  1230. ^ Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Nomination of Homer F. Broome, Jr., To Be Administrator. (February 8, 1980)
  1231. ^ United States Ambassador to Bolivia Nomination of Marvin Weissman. (February 8, 1980)
  1232. ^ Maine Democratic Party Caucuses Statement by the President. (February 10, 1980)
  1233. ^ United States International Development Cooperation Agency Nomination of Guy Feliz Erb To Be Deputy Director. (February 11, 1980)
  1234. ^ National Railroad Passenger Corporation Nomination of Two Members of the Board of Directors. (February 11, 1980)
  1235. ^ Executive Order 12192—State Planning Council on Radioactive Waste Management (February 12, 1980)
  1236. ^ Radioactive Waste Management Program Message to the Congress. (February 12, 1980)
  1237. ^ Visit of President Moi of Kenya White House Statement. (February 20, 1980)
  1238. ^ Death of Alice Roosevelt Longworth Statement by the President. (February 20, 1980)
  1239. ^ Energy and National Security Remarks at a White House Briefing for Community Leaders. (February 21, 1980)
  1240. ^ Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers Remarks at a White House Reception for the Championship Baseball and Football Teams. (February 22, 1980)
  1241. ^ Office of Management and Budget Nomination of Karen Hastie Williams To Be Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy. (February 22, 1980)
  1242. ^ United States Olympic Team Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Participants in the 1980 Winter Games. (February 25, 1980)
  1243. ^ Executive Order 12196—Occupational Safety and Health Programs for Federal Employees (February 26, 1980)
  1244. ^ United States Railway Association Nomination of Stephen Berger To Be Chairman of the Board of Directors. (February 26, 1980)
  1245. ^ United States Ambassador to Finland Nomination of James Eugene Goodby. (February 27, 1980)
  1246. ^ National Women's History Week Statement by the President. (February 28, 1980)
  1247. ^ Law Enforcement Remarks at a White House Reception or State Attorneys General, District Attorneys, and Police Chiefs. (February 28, 1980)
  1248. ^ Federal Reserve System Nomination of Lyle E. Gramley To Be a Member of the Board of Governors. (February 29, 1980)
  1249. ^ Import Relief for the Nonrubber Footware Industry Announcement Concerning the Conclusions of an Administration Review. (February 29, 1980)
  1250. ^ Department of Education Nomination of F. James Rutherford To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 3, 1980)
  1251. ^ Department of Education Nomination of Thomas Kendall Minter To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 3, 1980)
  1252. ^ Department of Education Nomination of Albert H. Bowker To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 3, 1980)
  1253. ^ Agency for International Development Nomination of Joseph C. Wheeler To Be Deputy Administrator. (March 4, 1980)
  1254. ^ Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons White House Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Treaty. (March 5, 1980)
  1255. ^ National Parks and Recreation Act Amendments Statement on Signing H.R. 3757 Into Law. (March 5, 1980)
  1256. ^ Executive Order 12197—Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System (March 5, 1980)
  1257. ^ Department of the Air Force Nomination of Charles William Shodgrass To Be an Assistant Secretary. (March 7, 1980)
  1258. ^ Proclamation 4731—Cancer Control Month (March 7, 1980)
  1259. ^ Proclamation 4732—Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 1980 (March 10, 1980)
  1260. ^ Superior Court of the District of Columbia Nomination of William C. Gardner To Be an Associate Judge. (March 11, 1980)
  1261. ^ 15th Anniversary of Project Head Start Remarks at a White House Reception. (March 12, 1980)
  1262. ^ Executive Order 12198—Prescribing Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States, 1969 (Revised Edition) (March 12, 1980)
  1263. ^ Administration of United States Territories Statement on Signing H.R. 3756 Into Law. (March 12, 1980)
  1264. ^ Federal Agency Reorganization Statement on Signing H.R. 4337 Into Law. (March 14, 1980)
  1265. ^ Anti-Inflation Program Remarks Announcing the Administration's Program. (March 14, 1980)
  1266. ^ The President's News Conference (March 14, 1980)
  1267. ^ Executive Order 12201—Credit Control (March 14, 1980)
  1268. ^ National League of Cities Remarks at the Annual Congressional-City Conference. (March 17, 1980)
  1269. ^ St. Patrick's Day Remarks at a White House Celebration.(March 17, 1980)
  1270. ^ Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1980 Statement on Signing H.R. 3398 Into Law. (March 18, 1980)
  1271. ^ Refugee Act of 1980 Statement on Signing S. 643 Into Law. (March 18, 1980)
  1272. ^ Executive Order 12202—Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee (March 18, 1980)
  1273. ^ President's Commission on United States-Liberian Relations Appointment of 11 Members. (March 19, 1980)
  1274. ^ National Commission on Air Quality Appointment of John J. Sheehan as a Member. (March 19, 1980)
  1275. ^ National Council on Educational Research Nomination of Robert E. Nederlander To Be a Member. (March 19, 1980)
  1276. ^ Federal Advisory Committees Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (March 19, 1980)
  1277. ^ Communication Satellite Corporation Nomination of Joan F. Tobin To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (March 20, 1980)
  1278. ^ Remarks to Representatives of U.S. Teams to the 1980 Summer Olympics (March 21, 1980)
  1279. ^ Meeting With Small Business Leaders Remarks at the Meeting. (March 21, 1980)
  1280. ^ Virginia Democratic Party Caucuses White House Statement. (March 22, 1980)
  1281. ^ First Anniversary of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty Remarks of the President, Ambassador Ashraf A. Ghorbal of Egypt, and Ambassador Ephraim Evron of Israel at a White House Reception. (March 23, 1980)
  1282. ^ Arthur M. Okun Statement on the Death of the American Economist. (March 24, 1980)
  1283. ^ Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero Statement on the Death of the Archbishop of San Salvador. (March 25, 1980)
  1284. ^ White House Conference on Aging Remarks at a White House Reception. (March 26, 1980)
  1285. ^ Nuclear Regulatory Commission Message to the Congress Transmitting Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1980. (March 27, 1980)
  1286. ^ Executive Order 12204—Generalized System of Preferences (March 27, 1980)
  1287. ^ Special Panel for Employment Discrimination Cases Nomination of James E. Jones, Jr., To Be Chairman. (March 29, 1980)
  1288. ^ Remarks to Reporters on American Hostages in Iran (April 1, 1980)
  1289. ^ Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO Remarks at the National Conference. (April 1, 1980)
  1290. ^ Wisconsin and Kansas Democratic Party Primaries Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (April 1, 1980)
  1291. ^ National Conference of Artists Remarks at a White House Reception. (April 2, 1980)
  1292. ^ Commission on Civil Rights Nomination of Three Members. (April 3, 1980)
  1293. ^ Visit of President Sadat of Egypt White House Statement. (April 9, 1980)
  1294. ^ Extension of the Reorganization Act of 1977 Statement on Signing H.R. 6585 Into Law. (April 8, 1980)
  1295. ^ Visit of President Sadat of Egypt Remarks to Reporters Following a Meeting (April 9, 1980)
  1296. ^ Department of Transportation Nomination of Thomas G. Allison To Be General Counsel. (April 10, 1980)
  1297. ^ United States Ambassador to Uganda Nomination of Gordon R. Beyer. (April 10, 1980)
  1298. ^ Department of Labor Remarks at the Dedication of the Frances Perkins Building. (April 10, 1980)
  1299. ^ 25th Anniversary of the Salk Polio Vaccine Statement by the President. (April 11, 1980)
  1300. ^ Meeting With Governing Mayor Dietrich Stobbe of Berlin White House Statement (April 11, 1980)
  1301. ^ Meeting With Leaders of Ethnic and Fraternal Organizations Remarks During a White House Briefing. (April 11, 1980)
  1302. ^ Special Adviser to the President Appointment of Alfred H. Moses. (April 11, 1980)
  1303. ^ Executive Order 12207—Emergency Board To Investigate a Railway Labor Dispute (April 12, 1980)
  1304. ^ Emergency Board To Investigate a Railway Labor Dispute Announcement of the Establishment of the Board. (April 12, 1980)
  1305. ^ Interview With the President Question-and-Answer Session With Foreign Correspondents. (April 12, 1980)
  1306. ^ 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow Statement by the White House Press Secretary on a Vote by the U.S. Olympic Committee House of Delegates. (April 12, 1980)
  1307. ^ The President's News Conference (April 17, 1980)
  1308. ^ United States Ambassador to Mexico Remarks During a Meeting With the U.S. Ambassador. (April 21, 1980)
  1309. ^ United States Tax Court Nomination of Two Judges. (April 22, 1980)
  1310. ^ Sanctions Against Iran Statement by the White House Press Secretary on a Decision by the European Community. (April 23, 1980)
  1311. ^ Department of Education Nomination of Edwin W. Martin, Jr., To Be Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. (April 23, 1980)
  1312. ^ Community Services Administration Nomination of Richard John Rios To Be Director. (April 24, 1980)
  1313. ^ Department of Education Nomination of Cynthia G. Brown To Be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights. (April 24, 1980)
  1314. ^ Conveyance of the Michigan Army Missile Plant Remarks on Signing H.R. 6464 Into Law. (April 24, 1980)
  1315. ^ Rescue Attempt for American Hostages in Iran White House Statement. (April 25, 1980)
  1316. ^ Address to the Nation on the Rescue Attempt for American Hostages in Iran (April 25, 1980)
  1317. ^ National Council on the Handicapped Nomination of 14 Members. (May 1, 1980)
  1318. ^ President's Advisory Committee for Women Appointment of Three Members. (May 1, 1980)
  1319. ^ Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Nomination of John David Hughes To Be a Member. (May 1, 1980)
  1320. ^ President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Committee. (May 1, 1980)
  1321. ^ Executive Order 12213—United States Holocaust Memorial Council (May 2, 1980)
  1322. ^ Cuban Refugees Announcement of Federal Actions in Response to the Emergency. (May 2, 1980)
  1323. ^ Josip Broz Tito Statement on the Death of the President of Yugoslavia. (May 4, 1980)
  1324. ^ League of Women Voters Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session at the League's Biennial National Convention (May 5, 1980)
  1325. ^ Department of Education Nomination of Martha Elizabeth Keys To Be Assistant Secretary for Legislation. (May 5, 1980)
  1326. ^ Cuban Refugees Announcement of the Use of Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, as a Temporary Housing Site. (May 7, 1980)
  1327. ^ Nuclear Safety Oversight Committee Appointment of the Membership. (May 7, 1980)
  1328. ^ National Advisory Council on Indian Education Appointment of Five Members. (May 7, 1980)
  1329. ^ Labor Council for Latin American Advancement Remarks at a White House Reception. (May 8, 1980)
  1330. ^ Department of State Remarks at the Swearing In of Edmund S. Muskie as Secretary. (May 8, 1980)
  1331. ^ United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Nomination of George William Ashworth To Be an Assistant Director. (May 9, 1980)
  1332. ^ American Servicemen Killed in Iran Eulogy at the National Memorial Service (May 9, 1980)
  1333. ^ United States Ambassador to Costa Rica Nomination of Francis J. McNeil. (May 13, 1980)
  1334. ^ United States Ambassador to Sierra Leone Nomination of Theresa Ann Healy. (May 13, 1980)
  1335. ^ Implementation of the Civil Service Reform Act Statement on Receiving the Report of the Comptroller General. (May 13, 1980)
  1336. ^ National Cancer Advisory Board Appointment of Six Members. (May 14, 1980)
  1337. ^ Federal National Mortgage Association Appointment of Five Members of the Board of Directors. (May 14, 1980)
  1338. ^ United States Postal Service Nomination of Three Members of the Board of Governors. (May 19, 1980)
  1339. ^ United States Metric Board Nomination of Two Members. (May 19, 1980)
  1340. ^ White House Fellows Appointment of 17 Fellows for the 1980–81 Program. (May 20, 1980)
  1341. ^ President's Commission on White House Fellowships Appointment of Two Members. (May 21, 1980)
  1342. ^ Community Services Administration Nomination of Michael T. Blouin To Be an Assistant Director. (May 27, 1980)
  1343. ^ Postal Rate Commission Nomination of Janet Dempsey Steiger To Be a Commissioner. (May 27, 1980)
  1344. ^ White House Briefing for Community Leaders Remarks at the Briefing. (May 27, 1980)
  1345. ^ Statement by the President on the Shooting of Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (May 29, 1980)
  1346. ^ Department of State Nomination of Richard Lee McCall, It., To Be an Assistant Secretary. (May 29, 1980)
  1347. ^ Remarks at a Carter/Mondale Fundraising Dinner in Cleveland, Ohio (May 29, 1980)
  1348. ^ Fort Wayne, Indiana Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following a Visit With Vernon E. Jordan, Jr. (June 1, 1980)
  1349. ^ National Science Foundation Nomination of Donald N. Langenberg To Be Deputy Director. (June 2, 1980)
  1350. ^ National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere Appointment of Paul Bock as a Member. (June 2, 1980)
  1351. ^ Carter/Mondale Committee Party Remarks to Campaign Workers. (June 3, 1980)
  1352. ^ Bombing of Yugoslav Diplomat's Home White House Statement. (June 3, 1980)
  1353. ^ United States Ambassador to Burundi Nomination of Frances D. Cook. (June 4, 1980)
  1354. ^ United States Ambassador to Djibouti Nomination of Jerrold Martin North. (June 4, 1980)
  1355. ^ Baltimore, Maryland Remarks at the Opening Session of the White House Conference on Families. (June 5, 1980)
  1356. ^ Transporting of Cuban Refugees to the United States Statement by the President. (June 5, 1980)
  1357. ^ National Corporation for Housing Partnerships Nomination of Kennon V. Rothchild To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (June 6, 1980)
  1358. ^ Smithsonian Institution Appointment of Two Members of the National Armed Forces Museum Advisory Board. (June 6, 1980)
  1359. ^ Miami Beach, Florida Remarks at the Annual Convention of the Opportunities Industrialization Centers of America. (June 9, 1980)
  1360. ^ Federal Trade Commission Nomination of Patricia P. Bailey To Be a Commissioner. (June 9, 1980)
  1361. ^ Bureau of Mines Nomination of Lindsay D. Norman, Jr., To Be Director. (June 9, 1980)
  1362. ^ Seattle, Washington Remarks at the Annual Conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. (June 10, 1980)
  1363. ^ National Mental Health Association Remarks at the Association's Salute to Rosalynn Carter. (June 10, 1980)
  1364. ^ Neighborhood Development Remarks on Greeting Representatives of Neighborhood Groups. (June 11, 1980)
  1365. ^ Department of Defense Nomination of Jack R. Borsting To Be an Assistant Secretary. (June 11, 1980)
  1366. ^ Department of State Nomination of William J. Dyess To Be Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs. (June 12, 1980)
  1367. ^ Department of Education Nomination of James Bert Thomas, It., To Be Inspector General. (June 12, 1980)
  1368. ^ National Advisory Committee for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Appointment of Seven Members. (June 12, 1980)
  1369. ^ United States Ambassador to Bahrain Nomination of Peter Adams Sutherland. (June 13, 1980)
  1370. ^ United States Ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea Nomination of Hume Alexander Horan. (June 13, 1980)
  1371. ^ Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 Statement on Signing H.R. 3434 Into Law. (June 17, 1980)
  1372. ^ Independence Day, 1980 Message of the President. (June 17, 1980)
  1373. ^ Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Nomination of Ethel Bent Walsh To Be a Member. (June 17, 1980)
  1374. ^ Venice Economic Summit Conference Interview With Reporters Following the Conclusion of the Conference. (June 23, 1980)
  1375. ^ Yugoslavia: Tour of Kalemegdan Park Exchange With Reporters. (June 24, 1980)
  1376. ^ Communications Satellite Corporation Nomination of Thomas R. Donahue To Be a Member of the Board of Directors. (June 25, 1980)
  1377. ^ Remarks to Embassy Employees and Members of the American Community in Madrid, Spain (June 26, 1980)
  1378. ^ Airlift of Military Equipment to Thailand Announcement of the Airlift. (July 1, 1980)
  1379. ^ Executive Order 12224—Implementation of the International Sugar Agreement (July 1, 1980)
  1380. ^ Federal Juvenile Delinquency Programs Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (July 1, 1980)
  1381. ^ Small Business Administration Authorization Bill Remarks on Signing S. 2698 Into Law. (July 2, 1980)
  1382. ^ Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education Appointment of 20 Members. (July 28, 1980)
  1383. ^ Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating the Frith Anniversary of the Signing of the Final Act in Helsinki. (July 29, 1980)
  1384. ^ Securities and Exchange Commission Nomination of Barbara S. Thomas To Be a Member. (July 29, 1980)
  1385. ^ President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Designation of Alfred J. McGuire as Chairman. (July 29, 1980)
  1386. ^ Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Act of 1980 Statement on Signing S. 2492 Into Law. (August 4, 1980)
  1387. ^ United States Ambassador to Haiti Nomination of Henry L. Kimelman. (August 4, 1980)
  1388. ^ Executive Order 12231—Strategic Petroleum Reserve (August 4, 1980)
  1389. ^ Department of Health and Human Services Nomination of Richard B. Lowe III To Be Inspector General. (August 5, 1980)
  1390. ^ New York City, New York Remarks at the Annual Conference of the National Urban League. (August 6, 1980)
  1391. ^ New York, New York Informal Exchange With Reporters Following a Visit to the Picasso Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. (August 15, 1980)
  1392. ^ New York, New York Remarks at a Meeting of the Democratic National Committee. (August 15, 1980)
  1393. ^ Trade Agreements Program for 1979 Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (August 18, 1980)
  1394. ^ Railroad Retirement System Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (August 18, 1980)
  1395. ^ United States Sinai Support Mission Appointment of Frank E. Maestrone as Special Representative and Director. (August 19, 1980)
  1396. ^ Alaska Lands Legislation Statement on Senate Approval of the Legislation. (August 19, 1980)
  1397. ^ Boston, Massachusetts Remarks on Arrival. (August 21, 1980)
  1398. ^ Boston, Massachusetts Remarks at the Annual Convention of the American Legion. (August 21, 1980)
  1399. ^ Detroit, Michigan Remarks at the Annual Conference of the American Federation of Teachers. (August 22, 1980)
  1400. ^ National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs Nomination of Anne Thorsen Truax To Be a Member. (August 25, 1980)
  1401. ^ Veterans Federal Coordinating Committee Appointment of Executive Director and Deputy Director. (August 28, 1980)
  1402. ^ National Institute of Building Sciences Nomination of Six Members. (August 29, 1980)
  1403. ^ Foreign Claims Settlement Commission Nomination of Francis Leon Jung To Be a Member. (August 29, 1980)
  1404. ^ United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Nomination of U.S. Delegates and Alternates to the 21st General Conference. (September 12, 1980)
  1405. ^ Roswell, Georgia Remarks at a Democratic National Committee Fundraising Reception. (September 15, 1980)
  1406. ^ President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research Appointment of Carolyn Antonides Williams To Be a Member. (September 15, 1980)
  1407. ^ Illegal Drug Traffic on the High Seas Statement on Signing H.R. 2538 Into Law. (September 15, 1980)
  1408. ^ Cleveland, Ohio Remarks at a Democratic National Committee Fund-raising Reception. (September 16, 1980)
  1409. ^ Ronald Reagan's Position on Fair Housing Statement by the White House Press Secretary. (September 17, 1980)
  1410. ^ United States-People's Republic of China Agreements Remarks at the Signing Ceremony. (September 17, 1980)
  1411. ^ Brownsville, Texas Remarks at a Rally With Area Residents. (November 1, 1980)
  1412. ^ Milwaukee, Wisconsin Remarks at a Reception With Carter/ Mondale Supporters. (November 1, 1980)
  1413. ^ American Hostages in Iran Remarks on the Iranian Parliament's Decision Concerning the Hostages. (November 2, 1980)
  1414. ^ "Reagan will keep the peace, Carter thinks". Chicago Tribune. November 6, 1980.
  1415. ^ Commission on Fine Arts Appointment of Five Members and Designation of Chairman. (November 10, 1980)
  1416. ^ Council on Wage and Price Stability Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report. (November 12, 1980)
  1417. ^ Alaska Lands Conservation Bill Statement on House Approval of the Legislation. (November 13, 1980)
  1418. ^ Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Appointment of Two Members of the Board of Trustees. (November 18, 1980)
  1419. ^ Federal Civilian and Military Pay Increases Report to the Congress. (November 18, 1980)
  1420. ^ President's Export Council Appointment of Roger Gettys Hill as a Member. (November 19, 1980)
  1421. ^ Organization of American States Remarks at the 10th Regular Session of the General Assembly. (November 19, 1980)
  1422. ^ Meeting With President-Elect Ronald Reagan Remarks to Reporters Following the Meeting. (November 20, 1980)
  1423. ^ Meeting With Chancellor Schmidt of the Federal Republic of Germany White House Statement. (November 20, 1980)
  1424. ^ The Honorable John William McCormack Statement on the Death of the Former Speaker of the House of Representatives. (November 22, 1980)
  1425. ^ Death of John Pennington Statement by the President.(November 24, 1980)
  1426. ^ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Nomination of Capt. Kelly E. Taggart To Be Director of the Commissioned Officer Corps. (November 25, 1980)
  1427. ^ Canadian River Commission Appointment of James A. Bradley as Federal Representative and Chairman. (November 25, 1980)
  1428. ^ Counsel to the President Announcement of the Resignation of Lloyd N. Cutler. (November 26, 1980)
  1429. ^ State of Israel Bond Organization Remarks at a Dinner Honoring AFL-CIO President Lane Kirkland. (December 2, 1980)
  1430. ^ International North Pacific Fisheries Commission Appointment of Dayton L. Alverson as a Commissioner of the U.S. Section. (December 4, 1980)
  1431. ^ United States Postal Service Nomination of Wallace Nathaniel Hyde To Be a Governor. (December 5, 1980)
  1432. ^ Rail Worker Pension Benefits Statement on Signing H.R. 8195 Into Law. (December 23, 1980)
  1433. ^ Plains, Georgia Informal Exchange With Reporters Following a Visit With Allie Smith. (December 25, 1980)
  1434. ^ Plains, Georgia Informal Exchange With Reporters. (December 26, 1980)
  1435. ^ Executive Order 12258—Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees (December 31, 1980)
  1436. ^ Executive Order 12259—Leadership and Coordination of Fair Housing in Federal Programs (December 31, 1980)
  1437. ^ Executive Order 12260—Agreement on Government Procurement (December 31, 1980)
  1438. ^ United States Naval Academy Appointment of Austin H. Middleton as a Member of the Board of Visitors. (December 31, 1980)

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