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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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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Fiesta in the Yucatan: Maya Traditions" Yetman visits the ancient Maya city of Tizimin in the Yucatan peninsula where pilgrims arrive annually on January 6 to celebrate Epiphany. The Festival of the Day of the Kings combines pre-Columbian and modern themes, all of them gilded with the touch of the Mayas. G
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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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Monday, Sep 4, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Sierra Nevada and the Making of California" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Brazil's Land of Sand" (PLUS)
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