Campus Cons and the New Mccarthyism

  • Valerie Scatamburlo-D’ Annibale
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 70)


At the 2005 College Republican National Convention, David Horowitz, arguably one of the most notorious and caustic pugilists of the culture wars, brought down the proverbial house by asserting that: “Universities are a base of the left. Universities are a base for terrorism.” He also informed his obsequious audience that the “future of the free peoples of the world” depended on the “Republican Party” and ultimately on the youthful army of right-wingers in attendance.452


Western Civilization Academic Freedom Free Speech Bush Administration American High Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Valerie Scatamburlo-D’ Annibale
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  1. 1.University of WindsorCanada

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