The guests were Lauren Redniss, Ronald Merrill, Massoud Amin, Flora Litchtman, Chris Ziegler, Andy Anderson, Ralph Keeling and Liz Gannes. That was 8 guests and 3 were women.
If I seem excited, I am. Check out last week's "NPR doesn't think girls can do science." Two Fridays ago, they had nine guests and only 2 were women. 3 out of 8 is an improvement. It's not equality. But it is motion in the right direction.
This is C.I.'s "Iraq snapshot:"