American Pharaoh goes behind the scenes with the Egyptian national soccer team -- the "Pharaohs" -- and its former coach, American Bob Bradley, to capture their historic attempt to reach the 2014 World Cup, which created intense national pride and sparked headlines across the globe. documents the team's personal and professional struggles to keep their eyes on the prize of getting to the World Cup.
Juan Williams is a veteran political journalist who spent 23 years at the Washington Post and eleven years as a senior news analyst at National Public Radio. He's now a political analyst for Fox News. His books include the best-seller Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 and the recently published Muzzled The Assault on Honest Debate.
David Maraniss is a Pulitzer Prize winning author and journalist. He's written five bestselling books, including a biography of Bill Clinton, a history of the 1960 Rome Olympics, a biography of Vince Lombardi and a history of the Vietnam era. His latest book is Barack Obama: The Story, which uses hundreds of interviews to chronicle the President's family history and his life before politics.
Lawrence Wright is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and staff writer for The New Yorker. His newest book is Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David, a day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David Accords. Wright won the Pulitzer in 2007 for his book Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11.
Eugene Robinson is a Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist at The Washington Post. He won the Pulitzer in 2009 for Commentary for his writing about the 2008 campaign and the historical significance of the election of the first African-American president. Robinson is also an author. He often joins the roundtable of NBC's Meet the Press and is an MSNBC Political Analyst.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright discusses the Obama Administration's response to the terrorist group ISIS in this excerpt from Overheard with Evan Smith. Wright's most recent book is Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David.