WEDNESDAY, MAY 18

ABC (4:30 p.m. ET)

Kristy McNichol of Family stars as one of three abandoned children who end up in a foster home.

THURSDAY, MAY 19

PBS (check local listings)

Using on-location footage, historical film, animation and his own plentiful wit, economist John Kenneth Galbraith offers a captivating view of economic history. The first of 13 parts.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

PBS (check local listings)

A 24-year history of flight from the Wright Bros, to Lindbergh's epic trip, which occurred 50 years ago.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

CBS (1:30 p.m. ET)

A news special for the young sketches American women's struggle for equality.

SUNDAY, MAY 22

ABC (8 p.m. ET)

A child (Kevin Brophy) raised by wolves, then civilized, romances Stockard Channing, which does not thrill her dad, hardhat Ned Beatty.

NBC (9:30 p.m. ET)

Typecast in Hollywood as an aloof beauty—and in Monaco as Her Serene Highness—Princess Grace offers a glimpse of her storybook life. Lee Grant narrates.

MONDAY, MAY 23

CBS (8 p.m. ET)

Barbra Streisand and Walter Matthau mug through an uneven adaptation of the Tony-winning musical.

TUESDAY, MAY 24

PBS (check local listings)

A team of scientists discusses theories about the earth's origins and explains, with surprising clarity, such phenomena as black holes and quarks.