On September 23, 2010 this videographer filmed a public "Meet and Greet" and speech by ex-Governor John Kitzhaber at the Emmanuel Temple Church in Portland, Oregon. Approximately 10 minutes into the speech the moderator informs the public not to film (at this public event). This videographer continues to film as allowed by his first amendment right. He is then assaulted as is clearly seen on this video.
To further demnstrate the character of John Kitzhaber, watch how he dodges questions at an event in Oaks Park, Oregon: