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Second Unflattering NPR Video Released, NPR & KCRW Respond

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Just a day after NPR CEO Vivian Schiller was forced to resign following the release of a hidden camera video, James O'Keefe released a second video targeting Betsy Liley, NPR's Senior Director of Institutional Giving.

In the 44-minute video below, Liley discusses the details of a potential $5 million gift with O'Keefe operative Simon Templar, who claims to represent a fake Muslim charity. While much of the video is rather dry, Liley does discuss how NPR could try to keep the donation anonymous amid government audits:

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"If you were concerned in any way about that, that's one reason that you may want to be an anonymous donor. And we would certainly, if that was your interest, want to shield you from that."