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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, Aug 13, 2019 - 12:30 AM
"The Mata Atlantica: Brazil's Other Rainforest"
One of the world's most diverse forests, the Mata Atlantica once covered Brazil's southeastern coast for over a thousand miles and still blankets the steep hills of Rio de Janeiro. Now less than ten percent remains, much of it in protected parks. Within the Mata, runaway slaves established their villages, some of which persist and can only be reached by boat. G
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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Hawaii's Big Island: The Volcanos' Gifts" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Chiloe and Chilotes: Proud Islanders of Chile" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM "The Cry for Mexican Independence" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 16, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Peru: A Train to the Clouds" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 19, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Tultepec: Mexico's Skyrocket Central" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 19, 2019 - 8:30 PM "Blackfeet and Bison" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 - 12:30 AM "Blackfeet and Bison" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM "In The Shadow of the Volcanoes: Chile's Melting Pot" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM "The Rainforest Nisei: Japanese Immigrants in the Amazon" (PLUS)
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