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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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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 - 8:00 AM    "Sierra Nevada and the Making of California" The product of earthquakes, the mighty Sierra Nevada mountain range influences much of California's weather and produces most of its water. Tectonic geologist Eldridge Moores helps host David Yetman decipher the mysteries of the range's origins and describes the Sierra's importance. G
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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Lake Superior: Circling The Sweet Water Ocean" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 16, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Nicaragua: Land of the Shaking Earth Emerges" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 19, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Cuetzalan: The Celebration of San Francisco" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Alaska: The Wilderness of the Volcanoes" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Reefs, Ruins, and Revivals: Belize's Melting Pot" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 23, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Yakima: The Quest for Hops" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 26, 2018 - 8:00 AM "Panama's Wild West" (PLUS)
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