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SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6PM–1AM: 6AM DR. WAYNE DYER: WISHES FULFILLED — Best-selling author and teacher Dr. Wayne Dyer presents five steps to living from one’s “highest self” and thereby attracting one’s deepest desires. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life and offers counsel on how to defeat unproductive and recurring habits. Repeats Wed 6/5, 3pm; Sat 6/8, 1am 9:00 FLOWER EMPOWERED WITH SARAH VON POLLARO — R 10:30 PROTECT YOUR MEMORY WITH DR. NEAL BARNARD — Best-selling author and health advocate Dr. Neal Barnard explores groundbreaking research-backed information that can help protect against memory loss. He offers new ways to help offset the risks for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, explaining three simple steps that can be taken to derail degenerative processes and warning against potential threats to the brain. 12N MY MUSIC: MOMENTS TO REMEMBER — R 2:30 THE CIVIL WAR — WETA presents a special broadcast of episode five of Ken Burns’ acclaimed nine-part 1990 documentary film, a co-production of WETA and Florentine Films. Burns’s epic documentary brings to life America’s most destructive and defining conflict. Historian David McCullough narrates. The Universe of Battle — 1863. This episode explores the turning point of the war: the battle of Gettysburg. The program then chronicles the fall of Vicksburg, the New York Draft Riots, the first use of black troops in combat, the Western battles at Chickamauga and Chattanooga, and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in November 1863. Repeats Tue 6/4, 8pm; Wed 6/5, 1pm; Fri 6/7, 11pm 4:30 IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE — R 6:00 MOYERS & COMPANY — Bill Moyers presents a weekly hour of conversation about life and the state of American democracy. 7:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY — See page 2. Why has the Broadway musical proven to be such fertile territory for Jewish artists of all kinds? From Broadway’s golden age, names like Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, the Gershwins, Arthur Laurents, Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim immediately come to mind. Filmmaker Michael Kantor focuses on this question, arising from his Emmy-winning miniseries Broadway: The American Musical. Repeats Wed 6/5, 8pm; Thur 6/6, 1pm; Sat 6/8, 6pm; Sun 6/9, 2:30pm 9:00 MIDSOMER MURDERS: MARKET FOR MURDER — The British mystery series based on the novels of Caroline Graham stars John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, who solves crimes in a fictional rural county in England. Market for Murder. When the head of a local book club is robbed and battered to death with her walking stick, suspicion soon falls on the members of her reading group. Barnaby’s investigation becomes increasingly urgent as more members of the club meet a lethal fate. 11:30 MY MUSIC: BURT BACHARACH’S BEST — A program celebrates the career of songwriter Burt Bacharach, with host Robert Wagner introducing archival performances by the original artists who made the composer’s music world famous. (90 min.)

Saturday, June 8 at 8 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD My Music: ’60s Pop, Rock & Soul features a concert — co-hosted by Peter Noone (above) of Herman’s Hermits — of AM radio-era hits.

3 Monday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE — See the Saturday, June 1, 8 p.m. listing. 9:30 SUPER BRAIN WITH DR. RUDY TANZI — See the Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. listing. 11:00 CELTIC THUNDER: MYTHOLOGY — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

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5 Wednesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY — See the Sunday, June 2, 7 p.m. listing. 10:00 BLENKO: BEHIND THE SCENES — A program visits the Blenko glassworks in West Virginia, exploring how the company’s beautiful, all-handmade glassware is created. Repeats Sat 6/8, 2:30pm; Thur 6/13, 3:30pm, 9:30pm; Fri 6/14, 2:30pm, midnight 11:30 IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

6 Thursday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 MY MUSIC: MOMENTS TO REMEMBER — See the Saturday, June 1, 9:30 p.m. listing. 10:30 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! WITH JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. — See the Saturday, June 1, 6 p.m. listing. 12M T’AI CHI — HEALTH & HARMONY WITH DAVID-DORIAN ROSS — Author, lecturer and eight-time T’ai Chi U.S. national champion David-Dorian Ross demonstrates why this ancient Chinese martial art is great exercise for body, mind and spirit. Ross offers an engaging description of the practical benefits of T’ai Chi and the special health and wellness advantages of each part of the forms. Repeats Mon 6/10, 3:30pm 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon COURTESY GIOVANNI DE SANDRE

Friday, June 7 at 9 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino features the renowned tenor performing a special concert of love songs, including classical favorites and pop standards, in Portofino, Italy.

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7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 THE CIVIL WAR — The Universe of Battle — 1863. See the Sunday, June 2, 2:30 p.m. listing. 10:00 3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! WITH JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. — See the Saturday, June 1, 6 p.m. listing. 12M BLENKO: BEHIND THE SCENES — See the Wednesday, June 5, 10 p.m. listing. 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

7 Friday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL — In WETA’s production, the longest-running primetime public affairs program on television, moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill leads a discussion by a panel of the nation’s top journalists on the news events of the week. 8:30 INSIDE WASHINGTON — Host Gordon Peterson moderates a discussion by a panel of journalists on the news events of the week.

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COURTESY MOKKO STUDIO

Sunday, June 9 at 7 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD Produced in consultation with NASA scientists, NOVA: Earth from Space features dazzling satellite imagery of Earth that exposes the intricate web of forces sustaining life on the planet.

9:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: ANDREA BOCELLI: LOVE IN PORTOFINO — International superstar Andrea Bocelli takes the stage in a concert special featuring classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world’s most famous love songs. Repeats Tues 6/11, 11pm; Wed 6/12, 4pm 11:00 THE CIVIL WAR — The Universe of Battle — 1863. R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

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8 Saturday SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6AM–4AM: 6AM FLOWER EMPOWERED WITH SARAH VON POLLARO — R 7:30 SUPER BRAIN WITH DR. RUDY TANZI — R 9:00 EASTENDERS — (two episodes) 10:00 RICK STEVES’ EUROPE GREAT CITIES MARATHON — R 1:00 IL VOLO: WE ARE LOVE — R 2:30 BLENKO: BEHIND THE SCENES — R 3:30 MY MUSIC: MOMENTS TO REMEMBER — R 6:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY — R 8:00 MY MUSIC: ’60S POP, ROCK & SOUL — Hosted by icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees, a concert special features hits and favorites of the AM radio era from Paul Revere & The Raiders, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Kingsmen, The Ventures, Question Mark & The Mysterians and Jefferson Starship. Repeats Sun 6/9, 9:30am; Mon 6/10, 8pm; Tue 6/11, 1pm; Thur 6/13, 11pm 10:00 CAROLE KING & JAMES TAYLOR: LIVE AT THE TROUBADOUR — Singer-songwriter icons Carole King and James Taylor star in a concert special filmed at their 2007 performances celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Los Angeles’ famed Troubadour nightclub. King and Taylor perform 12 songs, including beloved hits such as King’s “So Far Away,” “It’s Too Late” and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?”, as well as Taylor’s “Carolina in My Mind,” “Sweet Baby James” and “Fire and Rain.” Repeats Thur 6/13, 4:30pm; Fri 6/14, 9pm 11:30 MUDDY WATERS AND THE ROLLING STONES LIVE! — On November 22, 1981, the Rolling Stones arrived in Chicago prior to playing three nights at the Rosemont Horizon. Long influenced by the Chicago blues, the band paid a visit to see blues legend Muddy Waters perform. It didn’t take long before Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Ian Stewart were joining Waters on stage. Later, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and Lefty Dizz also played their part. 1AM WAYNE DYER: WISHES FULFILLED — R

4:30 NATURE: HUMMINGBIRDS: MAGIC IN THE AIR — Hummingbirds are the tiniest of birds, yet they are among the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Beautiful high-speed footage, combined with high-tech presentations of their amazing abilities, illuminate these birds. {DVI} Repeats Mon 6/10, 10pm; Tue 6/11, 2:30pm; Mon 6/17, 1:30pm; Tue 6/18, 1pm; Thur 6/20, 5pm 6:00 MOYERS & COMPANY — Bill Moyers presents a weekly hour of conversation about life and the state of American democracy. 7:00 NOVA: EARTH FROM SPACE — A groundbreaking special reveals a spectacular space-based vision of Earth. Produced in consultation with NASA scientists, Earth from Space takes data from earth-observing satellites and transforms them into dazzling visual sequences, each one exposing the intricate web of forces that sustain life on earth. {DVI} Repeats Wed 6/12, 8pm; Thur 6/13, 1pm; Wed 6/26, 9pm; Thur 6/27, 3pm 9:30 70S & 80S SOUL REWIND — Whoopi Goldberg introduces the classic soul, R&B and dance sounds of the greatest soul music groups and solo artists from the 1970s and 1980s in a new special that features acts including Earth, Wind & Fire; Kool & The Gang; Isaac Hayes; The Temptations; The Trammps; The Jackson 5; Barry White; The Spinners; Lou Rawls; Patti LaBelle; Marvin Gaye and Gloria Gaynor. Repeats Mon 6/10, 1pm; Wed 6/12, 10:30pm 11:30 RICK STEVES EUROPE: ROME: BACK-STREET RICHES — The travel expert explores the Eternal City on an intimate scale, delving into its back lanes and unheralded corners to uncover charms of hidden Rome that compete with its marquee sights. Repeats Mon 6/10, 3pm; Wed 6/12, 12:30am 12M RICK STEVES’ EUROPE GREAT CITIES MARATHON — R

10 Monday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 MY MUSIC: ’60S ROCK, POP & SOUL — See the Saturday, June 8, 8 p.m. listing. 10:00 NATURE: HUMMINGBIRDS: MAGIC IN THE AIR — R 11:30 SUPER BRAIN WITH RUDY TANZI — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

11 Tuesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 RICK STEVES’ EUROPE GREAT CITIES MARATHON — The travel expert spotlights the attractions of London, Paris, Florence, Rome and Venice. 11:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: ANDREA BOCELLI: LOVE IN PORTOFINO — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

12 Wednesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 NOVA: EARTH FROM SPACE — See the Sunday, June 9, 7 p.m. listing. {DVI} R 10:30 70S & 80S SOUL REWIND — See the Sunday, June 9, 9:30 p.m. listing. 12:30AM RICK STEVES EUROPE: ROME: BACK-STREET RICHES — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6AM–3AM: 6AM ACTIVE WITH ARTHRITIS WITH VIJAY VAD, M.D. — R 7:30 ED SLOTT’S RETIREMENT RESCUE FOR 2013 — The financial planning expert offers practical advice and explores illustrative stories from his 25 years of experience, addressing the pressing concerns of Baby Boomers and anyone who needs clear, practical explanations of the guidelines for the decisions one has to make to create personal wealth and enjoy a secure retirement. 9:30 MY MUSIC: ’60S ROCK, POP & SOUL — R 11:30 RICK STEVES’ EUROPE GREAT CITIES MARATHON — R 2:30 GREAT PERFORMANCES: BROADWAY MUSICALS: A JEWISH LEGACY —R

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Tuesday, June 11 at 8 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD Rick Steves’ Europe: Great Cities Marathon spotlights the travel expert’s advice about London, Paris, Florence, Rome and Venice. Above: Steves visits Vatican City amid explorations of Rome.

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PHOTO BY AL AUMULLER. COURTESY WOODY GUTHRIE ARCHIVES

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Friday, June 14 at 10:30 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD Woody Guthrie at 100! Live at the Kennedy Center features a 2012 musical celebration of the folk artist’s birth centennial.

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14 Friday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL — Moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill leads a discussion by a panel of journalists on the news events of the week. 8:30 INSIDE WASHINGTON 9:00 CAROLE KING & JAMES TAYLOR: LIVE AT THE TROUBADOUR — See the Saturday, June 8, 10 p.m. listing. 10:30 WOODY GUTHRIE AT 100! LIVE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER — A concert celebrates the centennial of Woody Guthrie’s birthday with John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, The Old Crow Medicine Show and other musical artists. Recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the concert honors the legacy of America’s great folk singer. 12M BLENKO: BEHIND THE SCENES — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

15 Saturday SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6AM–5AM: 6AM–9AM WETA VIEWER FAVORITES 9AM EASTENDERS — (two episodes) 10AM– 5AM WETA VIEWER FAVORITES

19 Wednesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 NATURE: INVASION OF THE GIANT PYTHONS — Thousands of non-native predatory pythons — which can each grow to 20 feet and weigh nearly 300 pounds — have made their way into the protected wilderness of Everglades National Park and thrived there, making the refuge more a killing ground than a haven for the endangered fauna there. {DVI} Repeats Thur 6/20, 2pm; Mon 6/24, 1:30pm; Tue 6/25, 1pm; Wed 6/26, 5pm 9:00 NOVA: EXTREME CAVE DIVING — NOVA follows doctor Kenny Broad as he dives into blue holes — underwater caves that formed during the last ice age when sea level was nearly 400 feet below what it is today. They are Earth’s least explored and perhaps most dangerous frontiers. With a team of climatologists, paleontologists and anthropologists, Broad investigates the history of Earth’s climate as revealed by finds in this “alternate universe.” {DVI} Repeats Thur 6/20, 3pm 10:00 CAVE PEOPLE OF THE HIMALAYA — In this National Geographic film, Everest climber and thrill-seeker Pete Athans returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. {DVI} Repeats Thur 6/20, 4pm 11:00 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

20 Thursday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 MIDSOMER MURDERS: MURDER ON ST. MALLEY’S DAY — The British mystery series stars John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, who solves crimes in a fictional rural county in England. Murder on St. Malley’s Day. After a pupil at the prestigious Devington School dies of a stab wound while competing in a race, shocked locals are sure the death can be linked to the rivalry between the school and the locals. DCI Barnaby investigates. Repeats Fri 6/21, 1pm 9:35 DCI BANKS: INNOCENT GRAVES — When a teenage schoolgirl is found strangled, Banks and his team quickly identify their prime suspect. Banks is determined to prove his case before Ellie Clayton’s killer has the chance to strike again, but are his instincts right? Repeats Fri 6/21, 3pm 11:05 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

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7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 FLOWER EMPOWERED WITH SARAH VON POLLARO — In WETA’s production, Washingtonian Sarah von Pollaro demonstrates how anyone on any budget can create gorgeous, long-lasting floral designs for the home or for special occasions. 9:30 BLENKO: BEHIND THE SCENES — R 11:00 MY MUSIC: ’60S POP, ROCK & SOUL — R 1AM CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE — For decades, the Rockefeller name was associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. Working methodically and secretly, he transformed an industry — and changed forever the way America did business. By the end of his life, Rockefeller had given away half his fortune; and his only son, John D. Rockefeller Jr., furthered this philanthropy. Repeats Wed 6/19, 3pm; Tue 6/25, 4pm 10:00 FRONTLINE 11:00 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

16 Sunday SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6AM–5AM: 6AM–6PM WETA VIEWER FAVORITES 6PM MOYERS & COMPANY — Repeats Mon 6/17, 5pm 7PM–5AM WETA VIEWER FAVORITES

17 Monday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: PALM SPRINGS, CA — Repeats Tue 6/18, 2pm; Wed 6/19, 1pm 9:00 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: LOUISVILLE, KY — Repeats Tue 6/18, 3pm; Wed 6/19, 2pm; Thur 6/20, 1pm 10:00 AMERICAN MASTERS: GARRISON KEILLOR: THE MAN ON THE RADIO IN THE RED SHOES — American Masters follows radio personality Garrison Keillor — and his crew of actors, musicians and technical staff — as he travels the country, staging his nostalgic, witty, weekly radio program A Prairie Home Companion, which has broadcast for 40 years. Repeats Tue 6/18, 4pm 11:30 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

Tuesday, June 18 at 8 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD John D. Rockefeller: American Experience explores the life of the oil magnate, billionaire-philanthropist and family patriarch.

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Gay & Lesbian Pride Month ETA Television celebrates Gay & Lesbian Pride Month with an array of historical and biographical films. The centerpiece of the programming is the American Experience documentary film Stonewall Uprising, which explores a catalytic event in the gay rights movement in the United States. Independent film Two Spirits spotlights a hate crime and explores the spiritual nature of gender; and Love Free or Die follows the struggles and triumphs of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay elected bishop. The Grove recounts the creation of the National AIDS Memorial in San Francisco; and By His Own Design profiles the life and work of late California artist Emile Norman.

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On TV 26 & WETA HD: Stonewall Uprising: American Experience Fri 6/21, 9pm Independent Lens: Two Spirits Fri 6/21, 10:30pm Independent Lens: Love Free or Die Mon 6/24, 11pm On WETA HD only: The Grove Sun 6/23, 5pm Emile Norman—By His Own Design Sun 6/30, midnight

21 Friday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL — Moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill leads a discussion by a panel of journalists on the news events of the week. Repeats Sat 6/22, 6:30pm 8:30 INSIDE WASHINGTON — Repeats Sat 6/22, 6pm 9:00 STONEWALL UPRISING: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE — When the New York gay bar Stonewall Inn was raided by police on June 28, 1969, gay men and women did something they had not done before: they fought back. As told in a documentary film by those who experienced the events — from drag queens and street hustlers to police detectives, journalists and a former mayor of New York — the streets of the city erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations, announcing that the gay rights movement had arrived. {DVI} 10:30 INDEPENDENT LENS: TWO SPIRITS — Fred Martinez was one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history when he was brutally murdered at 16. A film explores the life and death of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender. 11:30 NEED TO KNOW 12M CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

ON WETA TV 26, 6AM–6PM. See weta.org/hd for WETA HD listings. 6AM NEW SCANDINAVIAN COOKING 6:30 NICK STELLINO COOKING WITH FRIENDS 7:00 CIAO ITALIA 7:30 HUBERT KELLER: SECRETS OF A CHEF 8:00 JOANNE WEIR’S COOKING CONFIDENCE 8:30 RICK STEVES’ EUROPE 9:00 EASTENDERS — (two episodes, simulcast on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD) Repeats Fridays, 5pm 10:00 THE THIS OLD HOUSE HOUR 11:00 ESSENTIAL PÉPIN 11:30 PATI’S MEXICAN TABLE 12N CUISINE CULTURE 12:30 MEXICO—ONE PLATE AT A TIME WITH RICK BAYLESS 1:00 CHEF JOHN BESH’S NEW ORLEANS 1:30 SARA’S WEEKNIGHT MEALS 2:00 BAKING WITH JULIA 2:30 LIDIA’S ITALY IN AMERICA 3:00 IN JULIA’S KITCHEN WITH MASTER CHEFS 3:30 JACQUES PÉPIN: MORE FAST FOOD MY WAY! 4:00 COOK’S COUNTRY FROM AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN 4:30 AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK’S ILLUSTRATED 5:00 MARTHA STEWART’S COOKING SCHOOL 5:30 MARTHA BAKES SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6PM–12:30AM: 6:00 INSIDE WASHINGTON — R 6:30 WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL — R 7:00 AS TIME GOES BY/KEEPING UP APPEARANCES 8:00 DOC MARTIN, SERIES V — Parts 3 & 4 of 8. Born with a Shotgun/Mother Knows Best. 9:33 THE WETA MOVIE: I WANT TO LIVE! — In Robert Wise’s 1958 bio-pic, drug-addicted shill and prostitute Barbara Graham (Susan Hayward) is set up, wrongly convicted of murder and lands on death row. Hayward won an Oscar for this role. (2:00) Repeats Sun 6/23, 11:30am 11:30 INDEPENDENT LENS: THE REVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISTS — Lawyer-turned-social entrepreneur Amlan Ganguly has transformed some of the poorest slums of Kolkata (Calcutta) by empowering children to become leaders in improving health and sanitation. (60 min.)

23 Sunday ON WETA TV 26, 6AM–6PM. See weta.org/hd for WETA HD listings. 6AM–9AM WETA KIDS PROGRAMMING 9:00 WHITE HOUSE CHRONICLES 9:30 TO THE CONTRARY WITH BONNIE ERBE 10:00 THIS IS AMERICA WITH DENNIS WHOLEY 10:30 RELIGION AND ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 11AM–5PM: 11:00 GREAT ROMANCES 11:30 THE WETA MOVIE: I WANT TO LIVE! — (2:00) R 1:30 GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: VERDI’S AIDA — One of the most popular and beloved operas of all time receives a spectacular staging that captures the grandeur of ancient Egypt. Verdi’s tragedy sets a love triangle against the backdrop of an empire at war. Ukrainian soprano Liudmyla Monastyrska makes her Met debut as Aida, the enslaved Ethiopian princess, opposite tenor Roberto Alagna as the war hero Radamès and Olga Borodina as the pharaoh’s daughter Amneris. Fabio Luisi conducts and Renée Fleming hosts.

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COURTESY WGBH

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Monday, June 24 at 10 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD The independent film P.O.V.: Homegoings follows a Harlem funeral director, documenting the traditions of African-American funerals.

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24 Monday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: VINTAGE LOS ANGELES — Repeats Tue 6/25, 2pm; Wed 6/26, 1pm 9:00 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW: PALM SPRINGS, CA — Repeats Tue 6/25, 3pm; Wed 6/26, 2pm; Thur 6/27, 1pm 10:00 P.O.V.: HOMEGOINGS — Through the eyes of Harlem funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African-American funerals are brought to life. Homegoings takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, drawing on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration. The film paints a portrait of the departed, their grieving families and a man who sends loved ones “home.” 11:00 INDEPENDENT LENS: LOVE FREE OR DIE — A documentary explores the struggles and triumphs of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay elected bishop. The film is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity — and one man’s struggle to dispel the notion that God’s love has limits. Robinson was elevated in the New Hampshire diocese of the Anglican church in 2003. 12M CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

25 Tuesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 HENRY FORD: AMERICAN EXPERIENCE — A biographical film paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. Ford’s Model T automobile and his five-dollar-a-day wage ushered in the modern world, earning Ford reverence from millions of Americans. Yet many of the changes he wrought deeply troubled the carmaker. In frustration, he lashed out at enemies, real and imagined. Repeats Wed 6/26, 3pm

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A WETA CO-PRODUCTION Friday, June 28 at 10 p.m. on WETA TV 26 & WETA HD The WETA co-production Ellen DeGeneres: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize 2012 presents a star-studded celebration of the beloved television icon and entertainment pioneer as she received the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last year.

10:00 FRONTLINE 11:00 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

26 Wednesday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 NATURE: BLACK MAMBA — Nature spotlights one of Africa’s most feared and dangerous snakes. The black mamba is known for its aggressiveness, rearing up four feet above the ground, striking with deadly precision, and delivering toxic venom that is 10 times more deadly than needed to kill an adult human. Without fast treatment, the mortality rate from a bite is 100 percent. {DVI} Repeats Thur 6/27, 2pm 9:00 NOVA: EARTH FROM SPACE — See the Sunday, June 9, 7 p.m. listing. {DVI} Repeats Thur 6/27, 3pm 11:00 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

27 Thursdays 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: INSPECTOR LEWIS VI: DOWN AMONG THE FEARFUL — See the Sunday, June 23, 7:30 p.m. listing. 9:30 MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: INSPECTOR LEWIS VI: THE RAMBLIN’ BOY — See the Sunday, June 23, 9 p.m. listing. 11:00 CHARLIE ROSE — Repeats next weekday, noon

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4:30 BBC ANTIQUES 5:00 GLOBE TREKKER: UTAH & COLORADO —TV 26 only SIMULCAST ON WETA TV 26 & WETA HD, 6PM–12:30AM: 6:00 MOYERS & COMPANY 7:00 PIZZA IN WASHINGTON — A WETA TV 26 production explores the “pizza renaissance” taking place around Greater Washington, spotlighting a dozen eateries in the District, Maryland, and Virginia. Meet the chefs who are passionate about their pies, and be inspired to go out and sample. Repeats Thur 6/27, 5:30pm 7:30 MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: INSPECTOR LEWIS VI: DOWN AMONG THE FEARFUL — Kevin Whately returns for a sixth and final season as Inspector Lewis. He and his young partner DS Hathaway (Laurence Fox) continue solving cases in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford. Down Among the Fearful. When a psychic is found murdered, Inspector Lewis and DS Hathaway discover that the victim is really an Oxford psychology research fellow. As they probe further, the truth behind the psychic’s double life unravels, revealing numerous suspects. Repeats Mon 6/24, 2:30pm; Thur 6/27, 8pm; Fri 6/28, 1pm 9:00 MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: INSPECTOR LEWIS VI: THE RAMBLIN’ BOY — With DS Hathaway on holiday, Inspector Lewis is assigned a new partner to investigate the discovery of an elderly man’s body in a field. Finding that the man had already been embalmed, the inquiry leads to a funeral home and those connected with it. Repeats Mon 6/24, 4pm; Thur 6/27, 9:30pm; Fri 6/28, 2:30pm 10:30 DAVID SUCHET ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS: A MASTERPIECE SPECIAL — With glamour, insight, charm, beautiful photography and fascinating stories, Poirot’s David Suchet leads a homicide-free excursion aboard the modern-day Orient Express. Repeats Fri 6/28, 4pm 11:30 BBC ANTIQUES ROADSHOW 12M NEED TO KNOW

28 Friday 7:00 PBS NEWSHOUR 8:00 WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL — Moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill leads a discussion by a panel of journalists on the news events of the week. Repeats Sat 6/29, 6:30pm 8:30 INSIDE WASHINGTON — Repeats Sat 6/29, 6pm 9:00 ANNIE: IT’S THE HARD-KNOCK LIFE, FROM SCRIPT TO STAGE — A documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at every step of the single production number “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” from the Broadway musical Annie — from the earliest phases of discussion among the creative team, to rehearsals with actors, to opening night. Through the staging of the song, viewers are introduced to the work of the actors who play the orphans and the professionals who shape and contribute to the final production of the song. 10:00 ELLEN DeGENERES: THE KENNEDY CENTER MARK TWAIN PRIZE 2012 — A WETA co-production celebrates Ellen DeGeneres, the latest recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing

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