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Terry Datiger's footage of a police officer calmly pepper spraying students during a peaceful protest on November 18 at UC Davis went viral over the weekend, and now has over a million views on YouTube. Ironically, the protest was held in solidarity with students and faculty who experienced a violent confrontation with police during an Occupy protest at UC Berkeley the previous week. For responses from James Fallows, Alexis Madrigal, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Garance Franke-Ruta, see the links below. 

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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