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Image Hosted by Tonight on TDS, Bob Bradley, manager of Egypt's national soccer team & and subject of the documentary American Pharaoh: Bob Bradley & the Egyptian Soccer Team;

and on TCR, both Detroit Free Press Editor Stephen Henderson and  former Maine Senator Olympia Snowe, whose book is called Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress).

sausage grinder of snark

Not sure whether this is a better interview for Jon or John. Here's what the TDS site put up:
Bob Bradley is the manager of the Egypt's national soccer team. He served as the head coach of the U.S. men's national team from 2006 until 2011. Bradley began his coaching career at just 22, when he was named head coach of Ohio University. He went on to work as an assistant at UVA before returning to coach Princeton, where he played soccer in college. Bradley has coached several Major League Soccer teams, including the Chicago Fire, MetroStars and Chivas USA. His son Michael Bradley is one of the top American players in the game today.
A post at orangejuiceblog has a bit more:
Bob Bradley was the coach of Chivas, and then became the US National Team’s coach.  He led the team to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.  The USA won its group, for the first time since 1930, but did not advance to the quarter-finals.  Bradley was replaced by Huntington Beach resident Jurgen Klinsmann, a successful former German player and coach.  Bradley is currently coaching Egypt’s soccer team.   This team is on the verge of classifying for the 2014 World Cup, which is making Bradley a very popular person.  He has won the respect of Egyptians not only because of his coaching success, but also of because of his determination to stay and coach in a country in which soccer has deep political volatile overtones.
There's a 13 minute trailer out for the documentary American Pharaoh: Bob Bradley & the Egyptian Soccer Team(one of two films on the topic, it seems). Apparently it's well-regarded, but I couldn't make it past about 16 seconds (Take a look, you'll see why). Looks pretty, though.


Plenty of other stuff out there. Some links:

Soura Films

Soura Films at vimeo


With Egypt flying high, it seems like everyone is doing a Bob Bradley documentary at

Bob Bradley, Egypt score wild World Cup qualifying win, take big step towards Brazil also

and more at

wikipedia Egypt national football team

Egypt's page at FIFA World Cup

And I'm not doing any more research on Olympia Snowe than this:

But there's also this, which should be worth the time.

And the lazy:
Also, should you dare (warning: link leads to autoplay Weiner jbit cut from TDS last night for time)
Next Week

Mo 7/29: Mark Leibovich
Tu 7/30: Tim Gunn
We 7/31: Hank Azaria
Th 8/1: Colin Quinn


Mo 7/29: The Lumineers
Tu 7/30: Atul Gawande
We 7/31: Emily Matchar
Th 8/1: Bryan Cranston

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