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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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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 - 7:30 AM    "Ice, Rock, and Water: The Sierra Nevada" California's Sierra Nevada is the largest and highest mountain range in the continental United States and, until recently a geological puzzle. The source of colossal wealth in the form of gold, and now water, it once presented a roadblock to settlement in the state. Yetman visits the range with tectonic specialist Eldridge Moores. G
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