1917 - Born on December 13th in New York City. American philosopher, educator, humanist and scholar.
1937-1946 - He graduated from Columbia Unversity and received his Ph.D.
1956 - He wrote "The Case for Modern Man".
1965-1967 - Frankel was assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs.
1970 - He became Old Dominion professor of philosophy and public affairs.
1972 - His works include The Faith of Reason, The Case for Modern Man, The Democratic Prospect, and Pleasures of Philosophy.
1977 - He founded National Humanities Center.
1979 - Died on May 10th in Bedford Hills, New York.
- He and his wife were murdered at home, in a robbery attempt.
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