Dr. Herbert London, president of the Hudson Institute, submitted this post as a guest blogger for The Hill.

In order to fulfill the requirements for a major in history at Northwestern University, my daughter took a course called “The Cold War At Home.

Despite the recent scholarship on this period such as Alan Weinstein’s well-researched book on Alger Hiss or Stanton Evans’ biography of Senator McCarthy, views that do not fit the prevailing orthodoxy aren’t entertained.  Pounded into students is the view that America engaged in “totalitarian practices