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Ernest R. May (1931–2009)

Ernest R. May was born on March 8, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Ernest Richard May. He was a writer, known for Thirteen Days (2000), Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (2001) and Bringing History to the Silver Screen (2001). He was married to Susan Wood and Nancy Caughey. He died on June 1, 2009 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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 2000 Thirteen Days (book "The Kennedy Tapes - Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis")
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 2001 Bringing History to the Silver Screen (Video documentary short)
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 2001 Roots of the Cuban Missile Crisis (Video documentary)
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He and Richard E. Neustadt co-authored the book, "Thinking in Time: The Use of History for Decision Makers" published by Free Press. See more »

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Ernest May | Prof. Ernest R. May | Professor Ernest May

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He was an advisor to the September 11, 2001 Commission where he helped prepare it's 604 page report on the terrorist attacks published in 2004. See more »

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