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The videos led to the resignations last week of fundraiser Ron Schiller and of NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller, who is not related and was not portrayed in the video. Another fundraiser who was portrayed in the video, Betsy Liley, was placed on administrative leave.

Ron Schiller already planned to leave NPR, but the video controversy speeded up his departure “as he could no longer represent NPR effectively,” Christopher said. She said NPR’s board also was aware of the misleading video edit when it asked Vivian Schiller to step down.