Highlights November 24 – November 30

KLRU Highlights

The Marines of Montford Point: Fighting For Freedom profiles the first African Americans recruits in the United States Marine Corps, Sunday at 1:30 pm.

Carol Burnett: The Mark Twain Prize honors this comedic icon and all round performing legend Sunday at 7 pm.

The family gathers at Downton Abbey for Christmas Masterpiece‘s Downton Abbey, Series 2 – Part Seven Sunday at 9 pm.

Antiques Roadshow heads to San Diego, California for Hour Two Monday at 7 pm. Mark L. Walber meets Rafael Eledge aboard the USS Midway to discuss the evolution of a 19th-century.

Mark L. Walberg and Nicholas Lowry take Antiques Roadshow to San Diego, California for Hour Three Monday at 8 pm. Visit San Diego’s Allen Airways Flying Museum to look at some of the earliest-known posters of mechanical flight.

Young Lakota premieres on Independent Lens Monday at 9 pm.  When South Dakota passes a law criminalizing abortion, Pine Ridge Reservation, Sunny Clifford, her twin sister Serena and their neighbor, Brandon Ferguson are thrown into a political storm.

Injunuity presents a collage of reflections on the Native American world, our shared past, our turbulent present, and our undiscovered future Monday at 10 pm.

The Evolution of Funny: TV Comedy with Larry Wilmore premieres on On Story Monday at 10:30 pm. Larry Wilmore reflects upon different forms of comedy, his own comic influences, and always looking to maximize comedic potential.

African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross presents A More Perfect Union Tuesday at 7 pm. Explore how African Americans set out to build a bright new future on the foundation of the civil rights movement’s victories.

The March honors the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Tuesday at 8 pm.

Frontline investigate the death of Michelle O’Connell, a young, single mother who was found dead after she broke up with her boyfriend, a Florida deputy sheriff, on  A Death In St. Augustine Tuesday at 9 pm.

The Mind of a Chef wrestles with the questions every aspiring new or expanding veteran chef has to confront when opening a new restaurant, in London Tuesday at 10 pm.

On Story explores how the most impressionable characters – both good and evil – are compelling because of their flaws, complexities, and personal truths in Heroes & Anti-Heroes: Loving the Villain Tuesday at 10:30 pm.

Nature presents My Life as a Turkey Wednesday at 7 pm. With his board background in the natural sciences, Joe Hutto incubated a bowl of eggs that a local farmer left on his porch.

An Original DUCKumentary premieres Wednesday on Nature  at 8 and takes a fascinating look at tone of our most familiar birds.

Nature reveals the hidden world of white-tailed deer in a whole new light in The Private Life Of Deer, Wednesday at 9 pm.

Retired American astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain, Mark Kelly, visits Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm.

Arts In Context presents Power Up Thursday at 7:30 pm. Discover Allison Orr as she finds the poetry of motion in unusual places and uses non-traditional choreography to celebrate everyday life.

All ATX: A Celebration Of Austin Musicians airs Thursday at 8 pm and honors the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.

POV presents the first-ever animated special from StoryCorps that celebrates the transformative power of listening with Listening Is An Act Of Love: A Storycorps Special, Thursday at 10 pm.

Join screenwriters behind Romantic Comedies and discuss the important balance of relationship, conflict and originality on On Story Thursday at 10:30.

Great Performances presents Barbra Streisand: Back To Brooklyn as she makes a historic homecoming at the new Barclays Center arena Friday at 9 pm.

Central Texas Gardener joins author of Last Child in the Woods, Richard Louv, as he explains the importance of connecting kids to nature in this digital world, Saturday at 12 pm.

Reflect and remember the very best of The Folk Years with John Sebastian Presents: Folk Rewind Saturday at 5 pm.

Join MY MUSIC as they present The Best Of The 60’s Saturday at 7 pm.