Highlights 5/23 to 5/29

Follow Nature at 7 p.m. Sunday on an in-depth investigation into the great divide between dogs and cats and just what draws us to these two polarizing pets.

Acclaimed British actress Julia McKenzie stars as the beloved spinster sleuth Miss Marple in three new episodes of the popular Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple series beginning at 8 p.m. on Sunday on Masterpiece Mystery.

Through first-hand accounts, Riding the Rails: The American Experience recalls the stories of teens hopping freight trains in search of a better life elsewhere during tough times at 8 p.m. Monday.

Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School at 9 p.m. Monday examines black education in America across three centuries, presenting a nuanced, rarely seen portrait of a separate black space.

The Marines Of Montford Point: Fighting For Freedom Monday at 10 p.m. profiles the first African Americans recruits in the United States Marine Corps as they recount the racism they faced both inside and outside the military.

A remote lake in Southeast Asia conceals evidence of Earth’s greatest volcanic cataclysm of the last 100,000 years. NOVA pieces together the clues about this great catastrophe at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Frontline investigates the crash of the Continental 3407 in Buffalo, NY, discovering a dramatically changed airline industry that has insiders worried the aviation system is being stretched beyond its capacity to deliver service that is both cheap and safe at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

On the eastern edge of New Orleans, there resides a thriving community of Vietnamese refugees. Independent Lens recounts the residents’ successful fight against the opening of a toxic government-imposed landfill after Hurricane Katrina struck at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

In the mid 1900s, The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona housed thousands of Japanese and Japanese-Americans working as laborers. Passing Poston: An American Story recounts the moving and haunting stories of four former detainees Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Secrets of the Dead investigates a fantastic WWII tale of jungle ambushes, extreme engineering, blow darts defenses, and enemy headhunting at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Ground War explores the key technological advances that have defined ground warfare through the ages at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesday. Parts 3 and 4 back-to-back.

Rock superstars the Dave Matthews Band kick off the 35th season of Austin City Limits with hits and songs from their latest album Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.

Actress, author & playwright Anna Deavere Smith discusses her career on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Have you ever been a tourist in your own town? Take a look at what it ‘s like through the eyes of first time visitors on Downtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

The annual National Geographic Bee returns for the 22nd consecutive year with host and moderator Alex Trebek and featuring 54 fourth- to eighth-graders at 8 p.m. Thursday.

California Dreamin’ – The Songs Of The Mamas And The Papas, a one- hour special celebrating the harmonious pop-rock group, highlights a wealth of classic television performances that have not been seen for more than 35 years at 9 p.m. Thursday.

Grammy Award-winners the Foo Fighters rock the Austin City Limits stage at 7 p.m. Saturday with songs from their album, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace.