Highlights 5/9 to 5/15

Find out how being born in the wild has evolved over time on Nature, and how animals wrestling with the feelings and dilemmas that come with raising a baby, can mirror our own experiences at 7 p.m. Sunday.

When a local girl is found murdered on Masterpiece Mystery at 8 p.m. Sunday, suspicion fueled by racial prejudice points to a GI at the U.S. military base. In order to reveal the truth, Foyle must go head to head with the US Army.

For two centuries, American whale oil lit the world — powering the start of the industrial revolution and laying the groundwork for a global economy. Into the Deep: Whaling & America explores America’s first global industry and the volatility of the global marketplace at 8 p.m. Monday.

With 3-D graphics generated by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Nova’s “Hunt for the Supertwister” features spectacular footage of these terrifying twisters and gives viewers a front-row seat at 7 p.m. Tuesday to the risky and thrilling art of storm chasing.

Frontline/World investigates one of its own stories — “The Play Pump” — an apparently breakthrough idea to harness the energy of children to pump drinking water throughout remote areas of southern Africa at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Bolstered by testimony from autism experts, “Horse Boy” captures an astonishing physical and spiritual journey of a family in search of a miracle to heal their autistic son on Independent Lens at 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

Genghis Khan is often portrayed as a psychopath who killed his brother and ordered the death of his best friend. Is it accurate to remember Genghis as a merciless, brutal butcher? Let the historical facts presented in Genghis Khan help you decide at 10 p.m. Tuesday.

In the words of French survivors, some of whom still regard Churchill as a war criminal, this is the forgotten story of Churchill’s deadliest decision in 1940—to sink the French Fleet on Secrets of the Dead at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

The creative chemistry of four brilliant artists made The Doors one of America’s most iconic and influential, as well as theatrical and mysterious, rock bands. Narrated by Johnny Depp, American Masters gives an intimate glimpse into their musical collaboration and offstage lives at 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The pilot episode of Haunted Texas investigates the ghost sightings in the old Freedman’s Colony outside of Blanco, Texas at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. On each episode, Haunted Texas will travel throughout Texas to investigate different stories that are rich in history and steeped in paranormal lore.

French/Spanish singer/songwriter and international star Manu Chao showcases politically charged, danceable rock ‘n’ roll from his album La Radiolina on Austin City Limits at 10 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Friday.

Author and political commentator Arianna Huffington weighs in on the latest in politics and media on Texas Monthly Talks at 7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30 p.m. on Friday.

What happens when the Live Music Capital of the World goes digital? Discover how Austin’s music venues and bands thrive in the new music model on Downtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Featuring a bizarre collection of Beatles tribute bands, How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin tracks down the stories of how the Cold War was won with music as much as with nuclear missiles at 8 p.m. Thursday.

For decades, the Soviet government banned the seminal rock music of the Beatles, but the barriers finally came down for Paul McCartney In Red Square at 9 p.m.  Thursday, a pivotal concert that took place in the shadow of St. Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s mausoleum and the Kremlin.

Classic alternative rockers Pearl Jam take the Austin City Limits stage with tunes from their latest album, Backspacer, as well as catalogue favorites at 7 p.m. Saturday.