Author Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar

Dr. Zar graduated with a B.A. in French and history, a Master’s in History, and a Ph.D. in History. He currently teaches history part-time in Ohio.

A Brief History On February 13, 2009, the Internet Safety Act was introduced to the United States House of Representatives by Representative Lamar Smith, a Republican from Texas, and the United States Senate by Senator John Cornyn, also a Republican from Texas.  Neither bill was passed by Congress. Whether it be on the internet or elsewhere, if there is one thing that takes priority over all else in life, it is your family’s safety. These days, it is even more difficult to make sure that your family is safe at all times, mostly because of the rise of the internet and…

A Brief History On August 1, 1949, T.J. Slowie, a secretary of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), sent a letter to Leroy E. “Ed” Parsons, requesting he “furnish the Commission full information with respect to the nature of the system you may have developed and may be operating.” Earlier, Parsons had built the first cable television system in the United States that used coaxial cable, amplifiers, and a community antenna to deliver television signals to an area that otherwise would not have been able to receive broadcast television signals.  The letter sent to him represents the first known involvement of…

A Brief History Dear students, welcome to the Fall 2018 semester! Digging Deeper I hope that all of you had a spectacular summer!  I am looking forward to helping you learn about history over the coming weeks! I have already introduced myself to you in class, but now I would like to introduce this site.  As in past years, this web site has served as a major resource for students in my courses and is intended to help you learn about our history in a free and concise manner.  Moreover, as I am the sole owner of this site, I…

A Brief History On June 13, 1956, Real Madrid defeated Reims 4–3 in the final of the 1955–56 European Cup at Parc des Princes, Paris.   After many years of planning, the European Cup took place for the first time at the beginning of the 1955 football season. It was inspired by the South American Championship of Champions, which had been a regular fixture since 1948 and the top teams from each European country were invited to participate. There were 16 participants in total with competitors including Hibernian, Servette, Anderlecht, Stade de Reims and Real Madrid – the latter two made…

A Brief History Historical drama film fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Operation Finale on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Cinemark in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, log on to gofobo.com and enter the code OperationHeadlines.   This pass is valid for up to 2 seats.  Seating is first-come, first-served and is not guaranteed.  You must be with your guest to enter.  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper   This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he…

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