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In The Americas with David Yetman

IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru. By raft, boat, ferry, horse and motorcycle, host David Yetman journeys to parts of Cuba mostly unknown to . . .

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Monday, Aug 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala's Cultural Legacy" Archaeologists have only recently begun to restore the important Maya city of Ceibal, situated along the Passion River deep in the Peten Forest of Guatemala. Yetman travels to the site with scientists who are directing the latest excavations and visits homes of the Maya workers who are restoring the site. G
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Monday, Aug 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Two Millennia of Mayas: Guatemala's Cultural Legacy" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Ice, Rock, and Water: The Sierra Nevada" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Panama: A City and a Canal" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Bahia: Brazil's African Connection" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Winter in the Caldera: January in the Yellowstone Hotspot" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech In Oaxaca" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM "ABC Islands: The Dutch Legacy in the Caribbean" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Bahian Reconcavo of Brazil: Quilombos, Candomble, and the Mata Atlantica" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Colombia: Capital & Coffee" (PLUS)
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