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1:30 am 
Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum   Native American music may not conjure images of tubas, trumpets and John Phillip Sousa marches. Yet this vibrant musical tradition has been a part of Native American culture for more than 100 years. SOUSA ON THE REZ: MARCHING TO THE BEAT OF A DIFFERENT DRUM traces the origins of the four remaining multi-generational, community-based tribal bands: the Iroquois Indian Band from upstate New York, the Fort Mojave Tribal Band from Needles, Calif. D

2:00 am 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)"  This group of shows tell of health issues in different parts of the world. In the Philippines, 19-month-old Nazario can barely breathe. He has pneumonia, the world's No.1 child killer. Nazario has been coughing for weeks. Part 1 of 4G

3:00 am 
Survival: Lives in the Balance  "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)"  Tropical diseases threaten a billion people in the world today. Most of those people live in countries that do not have the resources to combat these diseases. In a striking move, a group of pharmaceutical companies pledged to donate enough drugs to target five tropical diseases that affect tens of millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. D

4:00 am 
Newsline   NULL

4:30 am 
Tavis Smiley   Grace Lee Boggs (writer/activist). D

5:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL

5:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Sequencing the Genome - Science has made rapid strides in genetic testing---especially in children---to understand serious birth defects or congenital abnormalities, or the child's predisposition to disease later in life. But as Lucky Severson reports, guidelines for the use of this technology are lacking, leaving the questions who should be tested, and how much should parents be told. Bobby McFerrin - Ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby McFerrin has released a new album, "spirityouall," which includes his adaptions of traditional African-American spirituals and original devotional songs that he wrote. D

6:00 am 
America ReFramed  "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin"  During his 60-year career as an activist, organizer and "troublemaker, " Bayard Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the American civil rights movement. His passionate belief in Gandhi' s philosophy of nonviolence drew Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders to him in the 1940's and 50's; his practice of those beliefs drew the attention of the FBI and police. D

8:00 am 
Globe Trekker  "Globe Trekker Food Hour: Lebanon"  The rich soil and varied history of Lebanon have resulted in a world-class cuisine. Merrilees Parker travels to the capital of Beirut and then into the countryside of Lebanon to learn more about its people, their culture and their cuisine.G

9:00 am 
Democracy Now!   NULL

10:00 am 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Geology, A Convergence of Wonders"  The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans. Geologists Bill Bonnichsen and Marty Godchaux lead a tour through the complexities of the topic. Outdoor enthusiasts play amid unique formations - they ski on sand dunes, kayak through canyons, raft over waterfalls, climb rocky outcroppings, and dive into fossil water. The special includes videos of geologic events and examples gathered over decades.G

11:00 am 
Linkasia   NULL

11:30 am 
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly   Sequencing the Genome - Science has made rapid strides in genetic testing---especially in children---to understand serious birth defects or congenital abnormalities, or the child's predisposition to disease later in life. But as Lucky Severson reports, guidelines for the use of this technology are lacking, leaving the questions who should be tested, and how much should parents be told. Bobby McFerrin - Ten-time Grammy Award-winning artist Bobby McFerrin has released a new album, "spirityouall," which includes his adaptions of traditional African-American spirituals and original devotional songs that he wrote. D

12:00 pm 
America ReFramed  "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin"  During his 60-year career as an activist, organizer and "troublemaker, " Bayard Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the American civil rights movement. His passionate belief in Gandhi' s philosophy of nonviolence drew Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders to him in the 1940's and 50's; his practice of those beliefs drew the attention of the FBI and police. D

2:00 pm 
President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office   Cameras follow Pete Souza, who focuses his lens on President Barack Obama as the 44th president's chief photographer. Souza sees his job as creating a photographic archive for history, something White House photographers have been doing for nearly 50 years - an archive that began with President Lyndon Johnson.G

3:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

4:00 pm 

4:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

5:00 pm 
Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and the American Theater   Nicknamed Texas Tornado, Jones pioneers the regional theater movement during the 1940s and 1950s and champions new playwrights, including Tennessee Williams. The film captures the life and times of this American visionary, weaving together theatrical representations and excerpts from plays with interviews and archival photographs and film.G

6:00 pm 
Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock   STAGESTRUCK: CONFESSIONS FROM SUMMER STOCK takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The one-hour documentary uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. D

7:00 pm 
Still on the Road   Twelve actors travel across 28 US cities on a seven month journey to bring classical theater to America. The Acting Company, a classical touring ensemble founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley, started with members of the first graduating class of the drama division of the Julliard School. Kevin Kline recalls Houseman's motivation being, "We couldn't just let them go out there and do garbage. D

8:00 pm 
PBS NewsHour   NULL

9:00 pm 
Nightly Business Report   Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Blackberry's reversal of fortune. It once put the smart in smartphone. But today, it's considering a sale. D

9:30 pm 
Journal   NULL

10:00 pm 
Charlie Rose   NULL

11:00 pm 
Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock   STAGESTRUCK: CONFESSIONS FROM SUMMER STOCK takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. The one-hour documentary uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. D

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