Tuesday, April 07, 2015
KWBE-AM (BEATRICE, NEBRASKA) -- Robert Cherny graduated from Beatrice High School in 1961, earning degrees from UNL and a Ph.D from Columbia University. He was a History professor at San Francisco State University, and rose to professor emeritus, in 2012, serving as a department chairman. He has co-authored six books, three textbooks and published numerous articles, essays and other writings. He served on two delegations of U.S. historians who visited South Africa and Russia. He has served on the San Francisco City and County Planning Department and Historical Preservation Committee.