Ernest R. May
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Ernest R. May

Ernest Richard May was an American historian of international relations whose 14 published books include analyses of American involvement in World War I and the causes of the Fall of France during World War II. His 1997 book 'The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis' became the primary sources of the 2000 film 'Thirteen Days' starring Kevin Costner that viewed the Missile Crisis from the perspective of American political leaders. Wikipedia*

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Ernest R. May has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Senate Committee as a Professor for the Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government of the Harvard University. Most appearances with Philip D. Zelikow (2). Most common tags: Executive Branch, U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2004 - Present Senior Adviser Videos: 1 c. May 12, 1992 - Present Professor, Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government, Harvard University Videos: 5 c. January 1, 1963 - Present Professor, History, Harvard University Videos: 0


Chair, History Department, Harvard University c. January 1, 1976 - c. January 1, 1979 Videos: 0

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