Highlights: June 16 to June 22

KLRU Highlights

David Suchet on the Orient Express: A Masterpiece at 7 pm takes you across the Europe of today and leads you on an epic journey on an iconic train through a series of romantic cities and stunning scenery.

Antiques Roadshow heads to Palm Springs, California at 7 pm Monday to visit nearby Pioneertown, the location for many Hollywood westerns, to discuss trophy belt buckles.

Antiques Roadshow heads to Louisville, Kentucky at 8 pm Monday to the Embroiderer’s Guild of America and the Kentucky International Convention Center.

Independent Lens  The Revolutionary Optimists at 9 pm Monday follows the story of Amlan Ganguly as he works with children who are living in Calcutta’s slums to transform their own neighborhoods and lives.

American Experience presents the story of John D. Rockefeller at 7 pm Tuesday. Although  the Rockefeller name was despised in America for decades, John D. Rockefeller Jr. would dedicate his life to recasting the family image.

Discover the story of  how predatory pythons slithered into Florida’s Everglades National Park and thrived on Nature Giant Pythons at 7 pm Wednesday.

NOVA  Extreme Cave Diving at 8 pm Wednesday follows the charismatic Dr. 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.

Tomlinson Hill at 9 pm Wednesday documents how the legacy of slavery in east and central Texas has created a region still divided despite the civil rights changes of the last 60 years.

Overheard with Evan Smith features Newt Gingrich at 7 pm Thursday. Gingrich is a former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.

The Daytripper stops by Georgetown at 8:30 pm Thursday. Chet explores Williamson County, including its historic square and the “oldest University in Texas.”

Painted Churches Of Texas: Echoes Of The Homeland at 9 pm Thursday presents the unique story of Texas churches that were built  by 19th century immigrants that were striving to succeed in a new country and still preserve the values and culture of their homelands.

Hosted by President and Mrs. Obama, In Performance At The White House Memphis Soul at 9 pm Friday honors the memorable soul sounds from the mid- to late-1960s that came from Memphis, Tennessee.

Keep rainfall right at home and off the streets with techniques that soak it in where your plants most need it on Central Texas Gardener  Wrangle Rainfall With Rain Gardens at 12 & 4 pm Saturday.

Victory Garden presents Wet at 4:30 Saturday. Join Paul Epsom at Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia to learn about water features and elements that can add to any garden.

Austin City Limits presents Raphael Saadiq and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at 7 pm Saturday. Saadiq highlights songs from his old-school soul LP Stone Rollin’. Lewis & his Honeybears rock their bluesy soul nuggets from Scandalous.