Jian talks to G. WILLOW WILSON, writer of the new reboot of Ms. Marvel, a character that made headlines ahead of her debut because she is a 16-year-old Muslim-American superhero of Pakistani descent.
-- In 1971, JOHN AND BONNIE RAINES were part of a group of activists who robbed an FBI office of nearly all its documents, and helped lift the curtain on its secret domestic spying program. 42 years later they've finally come forward. Jian speaks with the couple, and one of the journalists they first leaked their info to, BETTY MEDGERS.
We raise a glass today to our ongoing (and sneakily popular) Sideways Glance segment -- you know, the part of the show where we highlight a story from around the world that makes even our hardened, wizened old newsroom do a double-take. This week's entry: Trappist ale. Now you might associate such a tipple with Belgium, or at least Europe. But it turns out that the International Trappist Association has put its official seal of approval on the first Trappist beer outside of Europe. And it turns out it's not far from us in Spencer, Massachusetts.