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The Targets of Bill O’Reilly’s Harassment Machine

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Judge J. Rogers Padgett, 13th Judicial Circuit in Florida, 3/24/09: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Padgett at a convenience store, then uses his body to ensure Padgett cannot close his car door.

Amanda Terkel, Managing Editor at ThinkProgress, 3/21/09: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters follows Terkel for two hours and confronts her outside of a hotel in Virginia while she is on vacation.

Russell Tice, Former NSA Analyst, 2/6/09: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Tice outside of his home.

Michael Hoyt, Executive Editor at Columbia Journalism Review, 2/2/09: O’Reilly producer Dan Bank confronts Hoyt on a bus as he pays the fare.

Hendrik Hertzberg, Senior Editor at The New Yorker, 12/2/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Hertzberg as he walks down the street.

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), 11/20/08: Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins confronts Schumer in the halls of the Capitol.

Helen Jones-Kelley, Director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, 11/6/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters follows Jones-Kelley — after she refused to talk to him — to a fire station, where a police chief intervenes to stop the harassment.

Bill Ayers, Distinguished Professor of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 10/24/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Ayers in his driveway, causing Ayers to call the police.

Stan O’Neal, CEO of Merrill Lynch, 10/20/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts O’Neal outside of his apartment.

Cynthia Tucker, Columnist at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 9/6/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Tucker while she gets the mail.

Jenna Kern, Member of the Unitarian Universalist Church, 8/21/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Kern in her driveway outside of her home.

Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL), 7/22/08: Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins confronts Wexler in his driveway.

Gov. Jim Douglas (R-VT), 7/14/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Douglas at a Governors Conference in Philadelphia.

Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA), 7/14/08: O’Reilly producer Dan Bank confronts Patrick at a Governors Conference in Philadelphia.

Gov. Katheen Sebelius (D-KS), 7/14/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Sebelius at a Governors Conference in Philadelphia.

Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ), 7/14/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Corzine at a Governors Conference in Philadelphia.

Bill Moyers, PBS Journalist, 6/8/08 and 8/9/07: O’Reilly producer Porter Berry confronts Moyers at the National Conference of Media Reform; O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Moyers in the street outside of his home.

Robert Greenwald, Filmmaker and Political Activist, 6/6/08: Speaking at the National Conference of Media Reform, Greenwald preemptively attacks O’Reilly’s ambush plans, calling O’Reilly “too frightened to come out and do his own disgusting dirty work.”

Rev. Michael Pfleger, Catholic Priest, 4/3/08: O’Reilly producer Porter Berry confronts Pfleger outside of his church.

Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, 3/19/08: O’Reilly producer Porter Berry confronts Huffington at the Take Back America Conference.

Jesse Jackson, 3/19/08: Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins confronts Jackson at the Take Back America convention, but backs down after another man begins shouting questions back at him.

Homeless Veterans, 1/31/08: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts the group outside of Fox News headquarters as they try to deliver a petition to O’Reilly.

Barack Obama, President of the United States, 1/5/08: After a rally for then-candidate Obama, O’Reilly shoves an aide while shouting questions at Obama, and becomes so aggressive that the Secret Service gets involved in the incident to calm O’Reilly down.

Scott McClellan, Former White House Press Secretary Under George W. Bush, 11/29/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters attempts to confront McClellan at his house, but nobody answers the door.

Roger Oglesby, Editor and Publisher of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 11/12/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Oglesby in his driveway as he gets out of his car.

Rosie O’Donnell, TV Host, Actor, and Author, 10/26/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts O’Donnell at a book signing for her book “Celebrity Detox.”

Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric, 9/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Immelt in a restaurant as he has dinner with his family.

Judge Manuel Lopez, 13th Judicial Circuit in Florida, 8/22/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Lopez outside of his home; Lopez eventually calls the police.

David Barger, CEO of JetBlue, 7/16/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Barger outside of his apartment building.

Angelina Jolie, Actor and Political Activist, 6/18/2007: O’Reilly producer Porter Berry confronts Jolie as she enters a building.

Dr. George Garcia, Boulder High School Superintendent, 5/29/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Garcia on a wooded road away from his school.

Bud Jenkins, Boulder High School Principal, 5/29/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Jenkins in the parking lot of his school.

Dr. Helayne Jones, Boulder High School Board Member, 5/29/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Jones inside of her garage as she tries to enter her home.

State Rep. Bill Lippert (D-VT), 5/14/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Lippert in the Statehouse cafeteria while he eats breakfast.

William Arkin, Former military analyst at NBC News and The Washington Post, 2/05/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronted Arkin as he loaded groceries into his car.

Mike Nifong, Prosecutor in the Duke University Lacrosse Scandal, 1/23/07: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Nifong outside of his home.

Pedro Irigonegaray, Attorney for Dr. George Tiller, 11/7/06: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Irigonegaray outside of his law office.

Judge Eileen Gallagher, Ohio Common Pleas, 7/26/06: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Gallagher outside of her chambers.

Judge John Connor, Ohio Common Pleas, 3/24/06: O’Reilly producer Jesse Watters confronts Connor outside of his garage.