PBS airs "Look Who's Laughing,'' a one-hour program that features six comedians--all with disabilities--who use humor to educate audiences, eliminate stereotypes, and gain acceptance for themselves and others with disabilities. Performers include Alex Valdez, Geri Jewell, Chris Fonseca, Kathy Buckley, Brett Leake, and J.D. England. Air time: 10 p.m. (EDT).
As part of its Elementary School series, The Learning Channel presents "Oceans,'' a one-hour episode focusing on the creatures of the sea. Among other things, the show examines whales, sharks, and such man-made underwater structures as submarines. Air time: 4 a.m. (EDT).
The Discovery Channel airs "How the West Was Lost: The Trail of Tears,'' a one-hour Assignment Discovery episode that tells the tragic story of how the Cherokee Indians were forced off their land and resettled in the West. Air time: 9 a.m. (EDT).
PBS offers "A Man and a School: The Providence-St. Mel Story,'' a
30-minute program about Paul Adams, a Chicago high school principal
whose students excel. (Ninety-nine percent go on to college.) Talk-show
host Oprah Winfrey chronicles Adams' methods at the Providence-St. Mel
School on Chicago's tough West Side. Air time: 9:30 p.m.
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