David Zucchino is a contributing writer for The New York Times. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for his reporting from South Africa. He’s a four-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for coverage of Lebanon, Africa, inner-city Philadelphia and Iraq. He has reported from more than three dozen countries, most recently from Iraq. Zucchino is the author of the books "Wilmington's Lie - The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy," “Thunder Run: The Armored Strike to Capture Baghdad” and “Myth of the Welfare Queen."