Dedication of WWII Memorial airs live

Today's TV

May 29, 2004

June 6 will be the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that was a turning point in World War II. The World War II Memorial Dedication (2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., History Channel) is the first of several specials related to that observance. The coverage is live from Washington.

At a glance

WNBA Basketball (4 p.m.-6 p.m., WMAR, Channel 2) - The Detroit Shock became the first team in American pro sports to go from having the worst record to champs a year later when they beat the Los Angeles Sparks in the decisive third game the league championship. So, L.A. could be seeking a little revenge today. ABC.

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To Serve and Protect (7 p.m.-11 p.m., Lifetime) - A fourth-generation Dallas cop tracks down a killer while dealing with his crumbling relationship with his daughter, who unbeknownst to him is also a cop and is trying to follow in his footsteps. Joanna Cassidy, Richard Crenna and Craig T. Nelson star.

Justice League (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Cartoon) - The seven superheroes unite in the final installment of the series. It's no surprise that the fate of the world seems to depend on Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, the Flash and Hawkgirl, but what's this about the league facing "a betrayal from one of its own"? This much is certain: Both famous and obscure superheroes, including Elongated Man, will join forces in Justice League Unlimited, a new series to begin Aug. 7.

The Red Badge of Courage (8 p.m.-9:15 p.m., Turner Classic Movies) - John Huston directed this 1951 movie version of Stephen Crane's Civil War story; Audie Murphy stars as the young soldier thrown into the terror of a major battle. With James Whitmore as narrator, Bill Mauldin and Andy Devine.

Elaine Stritch at Liberty (8 p.m.-9:45 p.m., HBO) - The Broadway actress is profiled in a new documentary that follows her on and off stage and includes footage from her Tony-winning one-woman show.

Navy SEALS (8 p.m.-10:30 p.m., American Movie Classics) - Starring Charlie Sheen and Michael Biehn, this 1990 film might be lacking in the military specs department, but it works if viewers are looking for an action flick.

Romeo Must Die (9 p.m.-11:30 p.m., TBS) - Martial artist Jet Li and the late singer Aaliyah star in this action-packed 2000 update of Romeo and Juliet. Li plays an ex-cop from Hong Kong who comes to California seeking information on his brother's death. Aaliyah plays the daughter of the man who runs the black mob. They become lovers and partners in crime-solving.

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