National Memorial Day Concert honors the service and sacrifice of the men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for this country at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday.
Last Best Hope: A True Story Of Enscape, Evasion, And Remembrance tells a little-known, yet riveting story of the Belgian Resistance in World War II at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday and 9 p.m. on Monday.
American Experience: Civilian Conservation Corps at 8 p.m. Monday tells the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments, positioning it as a pivotal moment in the emergence of modern environmentalism and federal unemployment relief.
Tattooed Under Fire is a unique, intimate, character-driven portrait of Iraq-bound and returning US soldiers as they go under the tattoo needle: openly professing their pride, sharing their secrets and confessing their fears at 10 p.m. Monday.
In a rare glimpse of what makes minds musical, Nova at 7 p.m. Tuesday investigates the extraordinary impact music can have on the human brain, through the case studies from neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks’ latest book Musicophilia.
Star Wars in Concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday features an orchestra performing the music from the film series.
On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship. One man’s American dream is just beginning, while the other’s is quickly winding down. Independent Lens explores the passing of a generation as well as the rapidly changing face of America at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Chicano Rock! The Sounds Of East Los Angeles shows how Mexican Americans in East Los Angeles who are caught between two cultures—and not fully accepted in either—are finding their identity through this new musical genre at 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Through interviews and never-before-seen film, Most Honorable Son recounts one man’s journey through World War II, providing context into two seemingly disparate histories—the U.S. air war and the Japanese-American experience at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Cities Of Light: The Rise And Fall Of Islamic Spain takes viewers on an epic journey back into a centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe and thrived at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Grammy Award-winners the Foo Fighters rock the Austin City Limits stage with songs from their latest album, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.
PBS’ Gwen Ifill talks with Evan Smith on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. on Friday.
Downtown is an incubator for High Tech start-ups, meet some of the “Pluckiest” members to hit the scene at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
Nigerian bandleader/political activist Femi Kuti brings his multi-layered, socially conscious Afrobeat to the Austin City Limits stage for a groove-laden, celebratory performance at 7 p.m. Saturday.