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10:00 am 
Independent Lens  "Wham! Bam! Islam!"  New York-based filmmaker Isaac Solotaroff follows the efforts of American-educated Kuwati entrepreneur Naif Al-Mutawa to build a pop-culture for the world's young Muslims with roots in Islamic culture. The result is THE 99, comic books and now theme parks featuring a team of superheros, each exemplifying one of the 99 attributes of Allah and together they fight against evil.G

11:00 am 

11:30 am 
Dialogue  "Colum McCann"  Marcia Franklin talks with Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin. The book, which has been called the "first great 9/11 novel," won the 2009 National Book Award for fiction, and was Amazon.com's 2009 Book of the Year. The interview is part of Dialogue's ongoing "Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference" and was taped at the 2011 conference.G

12:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know reports from the Pacific Island nation of Palau on its efforts to hold the world's leading industrial powers legally responsible for the environmental damage their greenhouse gas emissions are causing. Anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews Matthew Pawa, an attorney who has litigated similar cases. D

12:30 pm 

1:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Headquarters"  Buckingham Palace's 650 rooms form the nerve center of the British monarchy. It's from here that the queen directs the business of the royal family, entertains heads of state and conducts her private life. "Headquarters" goes beyond the palace gates for a rare glimpse inside. D

2:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Head of State"  For the dramatic ritual that opens Parliament, the queen's coachmen don full livery, and two of her horse-drawn carriages parade through the streets. One holds the queen the other carries the crown jewels. "Head of State" leads viewers through the elaborate state opening of Parliament from the secret removal of the crown jewels from their Tower of London vault to the moment when the House of Commons slams the door in the face of the queen's representative to the eventual conclusion when the rowdy Commons stand before their queen. D

3:00 pm 
To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe   Campaigning Women: Georgetown University law graduate Sandra Fluke joined President Obama in Colorado reaching out to women on the topic of access to women's health care. The Obama campaign's recent ads calling Gov. Mitt Romney "out of touch" with women's health issues has prompted a new Women for Mitt Coalition. D

3:30 pm 
Asian Voices   NULL

4:00 pm 
European Journal  "A Duel for Matterhorn Tourists"  Spain: Growing fury - Spain's government has instituted harsh austerity measures in exchange for aid from its European partners. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is aiming to slash 65 billion euros from the budget - and low-income and middle-class workers are being hit particularly hard. Bulgaria/Greece: Baby trafficking - A black market trade is flourishing on the border of Greece and Bulgaria. D

4:30 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

5:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (Check local listings). His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D

5:52 pm 
Meet Mackenzie Soldan - Everyone Was Cheering!  "Medal Quest"  Wheelchair tennis player Mackenzie Soldan talks us through last year's gold-medal match against teammate Emmy Kaiser in Guadalajara, Mexico. Soldan was surprised, at the Parapan American Games, by her own reaction: "It hit me, I'm playing for my country." It was a tough start for Soldan, as she lost the first set. D

6:00 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes"  We follow the wake of classic boats, with their graceful lines, across Idaho's big lakes, and we meet the people who have made the restoration of wooden boats their passion. The hour-long program visits wooden boat shows in McCall, Coeur d'Alene and Sandpoint, and explores the character of these wooden works of art.G

7:00 pm 
Need to Know   MARIA HINOJOSA ANCHORS. Need to Know reports from the Pacific Island nation of Palau on its efforts to hold the world's leading industrial powers legally responsible for the environmental damage their greenhouse gas emissions are causing. Anchor Maria Hinojosa interviews Matthew Pawa, an attorney who has litigated similar cases. D

7:30 pm 

8:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Headquarters"  Buckingham Palace's 650 rooms form the nerve center of the British monarchy. It's from here that the queen directs the business of the royal family, entertains heads of state and conducts her private life. "Headquarters" goes beyond the palace gates for a rare glimpse inside. D

9:00 pm 
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work  "Head of State"  For the dramatic ritual that opens Parliament, the queen's coachmen don full livery, and two of her horse-drawn carriages parade through the streets. One holds the queen the other carries the crown jewels. "Head of State" leads viewers through the elaborate state opening of Parliament from the secret removal of the crown jewels from their Tower of London vault to the moment when the House of Commons slams the door in the face of the queen's representative to the eventual conclusion when the rowdy Commons stand before their queen. D

10:00 pm 
Moyers & Company  "Between Two Worlds: Life on the Border"  No writer understands the border culture between Mexico and the United States more intimately than Luis Alberto Urrea, this week's guest on an encore broadcast of Moyers & Company (Check local listings). His own life is the stuff of great novels. Son of a Mexican father and Anglo mother, Urrea grew up first in Tijuana and then just across the border in San Diego. D

10:52 pm 
Meet Lex Gillette  "Medal Quest"  As a high school freshman, Lex Gillette started the long jump -- one of four Paralympic sports he now competes in. Lex talks about losing his vision as a young boy and says, "We had to figure out how we were going to move on from that." He shows MEDAL QUEST how he works with a guide to set up for his tremendous flying jumps. D

11:00 pm 
Linkasia   NULL

11:30 pm 
Washington Week   NULL

11:54 pm 
Alana Nichols: My Competitive Spirit Kicked In  "Medal Quest"  Alana Nichols of the women's wheelchair basketball team admits she likes going, "really fast." I love feeling my heart beat," she says. Her competitive spirit took over when she started playing wheelchair athletics and now she's the first woman to win gold in both the Summer and Winter Paralympics. D

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