Born: 1930 AD
Currently alive, at 84 years of age.
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.
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