Rachel Maddow joins us for today’s show! We’ll discuss everything from the current state of the American media to changes in U.S. military policy, and perhaps even mixology. Robert Kanigel talks about On an Irish Island, his book about the country’s great literary traditions and the vanishing Irish language. Today’s installment of BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a Japanese bronze mirror. Plus our latest Underreported segment takes a look at a secret NSA data storage facility.