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Frankel, Max

Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 85 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist

1930 – Born in Gera, Germany.

         – He was educated at Columbia University, where he wrote for the Columbia Daily Spectator.

1968 – Chief of Washington DC bureau of The New York Times.

1973 – Won the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Richard Nixon’s trip to the People’s Republic of China.

         – Sunday editor of The New York Times.

1976 – He is also remembered as being the journalist who asked President Ford about Soviet domination in Eastern Europe during the second presidential debate.

1977 – Editorial page editor of The New York Times.

1986-1994 – Frankel was Executive Editor of The New York Times.

         – Frankel is the author of the book High Noon in the Cold War.