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Monday, April 21, 2003


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 Contents

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 Addresses and Remarks

    America's military and their families, videotape remarks--439
    Business leaders, remarks following discussions--441
    Missouri, employees at the Boeing F-18 Production Facility in St. 
        Louis--446
    Prisoners of war, rescue--437
    Radio address--436

 Communications to Congress

    Colombia, letter transmitting report on the national emergency with 
        respect to significant narcotics traffickers--445

    Disaster relief funds, letter requesting--445

    Iraq, letter transmitting report--440

    Supplementary budget request for the Equal Employment Opportunity 
        Commission, letter transmitting--439

 Communications to Federal Agencies

    Authority To Hold Harmless and Indemnify in Certain Circumstances 
        Under One Contract, memorandum--450

 Communications to Federal Agencies--Contiuned

    Waiver and Certification of Statutory Provisions Regarding the 
        Palestine Liberation Organization, memorandum--449

 Executive Orders

    Amendments to Executive Order 13045, Protection of Children From 
        Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks--452

Interviews With the News Media

     Exchange with reporters on the South Lawn--437

Joint Statements

    Joint Proclamation by the Heads of Government of Six Countries 
        Regarding the Completion of the Human Genome Sequence--440

Letters and Messages

    Easter 2003, message--450
    Passover, 5763, message--449
  
  (Continued on the inside of the back cover.)
  

  Editor's Note: The President was at the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, on 
April 18, the closing date of this issue. Releases and announcements 
issued by the Office of the Press Secretary but not received in time for 
inclusion in this issue will be printed next week.

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Contents--Continued

Proclamations

    National Fair Housing Month--444
    National Park Week--451
    Pan American Day and Pan American Week--435

Statements by the President

    Congress
         Congressional action on the supplementary budget request to 
            ensure domestic safety during Operation Iraqi Freedom--437

Statements by the President--Contiuned

         Senate action on the budget resolution--435

Supplementary Materials

     Acts approved by the President--454
     Checklist of White House press releases--454
     Digest of other White House announcements--452
     Nominations submitted to the Senate--454

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Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003
 
Statement on Senate Action on the Budget Resolution


April 11, 2003

    The Senate has now completed action on the budget resolution that 
funds our priorities and rigorously controls spending. I look forward to 
working with the full Congress to provide the tax relief necessary to 
grow our economy and create jobs. The budget resolution provides for a 
jobs-and-growth package of up to $550 billion, and we will work with the 
Congress to provide the greatest amount of tax relief to stimulate our 
economy for American workers.

Note: This item was not received in time for publication in the 
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Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003
 
Proclamation 7663--Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 2003

April 11, 2003

By the President of the United States

of America

A Proclamation

    Our Nation takes great pride in the unity of the Pan American 
community. We enjoy strong bonds of friendship with our neighbors 
throughout the Western Hemisphere, and the almost 33 million citizens of 
Latin American and Caribbean descent who are a part of the rich cultural 
diversity of our country. Their contributions have enriched our Nation. 
In the Western Hemisphere, we share common commitments to overcoming 
poverty, achieving peace and prosperity for all, and providing safety in 
our hemisphere. As we observe Pan American Day and Pan American Week, we 
renew our dedication to working with the Pan American community of 
nations to protect democracy, promote economic growth, and provide for 
the defense and security of all our citizens.
    The governments of the region continue to make important progress in 
advancing democracy, as demonstrated by the free, fair, and transparent 
elections that took place throughout the region this past year. The 
United States joins with our neighbors in the hemisphere in 
congratulating the citizens and governments of those nations on their 
achievements, and my Administration remains dedicated to working with 
the democratically elected governments of the Americas to defend 
freedoms whenever and wherever they are threatened. The historic Inter-
American Democratic Charter, adopted on September 11, 2001, continues to 
guide efforts across the region to protect human rights and political 
freedoms, combat corruption, promote good governance, and strengthen 
democratic institutions.
    The countries of our hemisphere have made great strides in opening 
their economies in recent decades, and we must continue to work towards 
open exchanges of ideas and goods throughout Pan America. To promote 
these goals, we must welcome the expansion of economic integration and 
renew our dedication to creating a Free Trade Area of the Americas.
    Ensuring hemispheric security remains one of our most important 
common objectives. Today and in the future, we will continue our efforts 
to safeguard our citizens and to ensure that individuals throughout our 
hemisphere enjoy the full benefits of freedom. By working together, we 
can achieve the Pan American goals of protecting democracy and human 
rights, defeating tyranny, and overcoming poverty and lawlessness.
    Now, Therefore, I, George W. Bush, President of the United States of 
America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and 
laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim April 14, 2003, as Pan 
American Day, and April 13 through April 19, 2003, as Pan American Week. 
I encourage the Governors of the 50 States, the

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Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the officials of other 
areas under the flag of the United States of America to honor these 
observances with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
    In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this eleventh day of 
April, in the year of our Lord two thousand three, and of the 
Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-
seventh.
                                                George W. Bush

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 9:18 a.m., April 15, 
2003]

Note: This proclamation was published in the Federal Register on April 
16. This item was not received in time for publication in the 
appropriate issue.


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Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003
 
The President's Radio Address

April 12, 2003

    Good morning. Over the last several days, the world has watched as 
the regime of Saddam Hussein began passing into history. We will always 
remember the first images of a nation released from decades of tyranny 
and fear. The conflict continues in Iraq, and our military may still 
face hard fighting. Yet the statues of the dictator and all the works of 
his terror regime are falling away.
    From the beginning and to this very hour, members of the American 
and coalition forces have conducted themselves with all the skill and 
honor we expect of them. Our enemies have seen their valor. The people 
of Iraq are seeing their compassion as our military provides food, 
water, and medical treatment to all in need, including captured Iraqi 
soldiers. As Army Master Sergeant Howard Kutcher of Delaware said of his 
service in the Middle East, ``I am not here to conquer. I am here to 
help.''
    In one city, American soldiers encountered a crowd of Iraqi citizens 
who thought our troops were about to storm a nearby mosque. Just then, 
Lieutenant Colonel Chris Hughes ordered his men to get down on one knee 
and point their weapons to the ground. This gesture of respect helped 
defuse a dangerous situation and made our peaceful intentions clear.

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