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What to Watch for the week of June 29, 1990

What to Watch for the week of June 29, 1990 — A day-to-day guide to notable programs

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29/FRIDAY
Movie: The Return of Sam McCloud
Dennis Weaver is back in the saddle as Sam McCloud in this rerun of a 1989 TV movie. Now a senator from New Mexico, McCloud is hot on the trail of Chemtel Corp., an evil conglomerate that has been dumping toxins into the environment. CBS (9-11 p.m.)

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
And the father is well, one thing’s for sure-it isn’t Davey. Tune in for tonight’s season finale and all will be revealed. LIF (10-10:30 p.m.)

Routes of Rhythm
The last part of a three-week series on the history of Afro-Cuban music. Host Harry Belafonte is joined by jazz great Dizzy Gillespie. PBS (10:30-11:30 p.m.)

30/SATURDAY
Super Jeopardy! (See review.)

Monopoly (See review.)

1/SUNDAY
Movie: The Woman He Loved
Another retelling of the Wallis Simpson-Edward VIII romance that cost the king his throne. First broadcast in 1988, this TV version stars Jane Seymour, Anthony Andrews, and Olivia de Havilland. CBS (9-11 p.m.)

Counterstrike (See review.)

2/MONDAY
American Masters: Preston Sturges (See review.)

Project: Tin Man
The military tries to hijack a brilliant scientist’s state-of-the-art robot (played by Hunt Block of Knots Landing) in this recently rejected pilot for a series. ABC (9-10 p.m.)

Movie: The Trial of the Incredible Hulk
Talk about cracking under cross-examination! The big green guy loses his cool in the courtroom in this 1989 post-series TV movie. It’s not quite as horrendous as the other Hulk movies-but that’s not saying much. NBC (9-11 p.m.) C-

The Knife and Gun Club
Another failed pilot, this one about a big-city emergency room with a particularly violent clientele. ABC (10-11 p.m.)

3/TUESDAY
The American Experience
A fascinating documentary about JFK’s clash with Governor George Wallace over integration at the University of Alabama. First broadcast in 1963, this version was updated to include footage too controversial for the original release and new interviews with key players. PBS (9-10 p.m.)

4/WEDNESDAY
A Capitol Fourth 1990
E.G. Marshall is host of the annual concert from the West Lawn of the Capitol. Henry Mancini and Mstislav Rostropovich lead the National Symphony Orchestra in tunes like The New World Symphony and Stars and Stripes Forever. PBS (8-9:30 p.m.)

Movie: Yankee Doodle Dandy
Even this colorized version of the ’42 classic is guaranteed to raise a patriotic lump in your throat. Cagney’s portrayal of song-and-dance man George M. Cohan won a much-deserved Oscar. TNT (8-10:45 p.m.) A

On the Fourth of July with Charles Kuralt
A potpourri of portraits and vignettes from the On the Road series, including interviews with author Eudora Welty, painter Andrew Wyeth, and singer Arlo Guthrie. CBS (10-11 p.m.)

5/THURSDAY
American Dance Honors
Popular figures in American song and dance — Shirley MacLaine, Juliet Prowse, Liza Minnelli, and the late Sammy Davis Jr., among others — are honored in this hour-long special taped in January in San Diego. ABC (9-10 p.m.)