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UC Davis Pepper Spray Incident


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UC Davis announced today that it has placed university police chief Annette Spicuzza on leave after her officers used pepper spray to move seated Occupy UC Davis protesters on Friday. The incident, which has gained international media attention, also led the campus faculty association to call for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Katehi. She says she will not step down. We discuss the controversy.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Linda Katehi, chancellor of the University of California, Davis
  • Eugene O'Donnell, professor of law and police studies, John Jay College in New York - former NYPD officer.
  • Fatima Sbeih, senior at UC Davis - She was among those demonstrators pepper-sprayed by police
  • Geoffrey Wildanger, second year graduate student in art history, UC Davis
  • Joseph McNamara, research fellow at the Hoover Institution. Retired police chief of San Jose.
  • Nathan Brown, assistant professor, Department of English - University of California, Davis. And member of the Davis Faculty Association, which on Saturday called for the resignation of Chancellor Katehi over the pepper spray incident.

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