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First Peoples

See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Archaeology, genetics and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how early humans became dominant.

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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 - 9:00 PM    "Australia" When Homo sapiens arrived in Australia, they were - for the first time - truly alone, surrounded by wildly different flora and fauna. How did they survive and populate a continent? There is a close cultural and genetic link between the First Australians and modern-day Aborigines -- the ancient and modern story intersect here as nowhere else in the world. The secret to this continuity is diversity. D
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Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 - 9:00 PM "Australia" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 24, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Australia" (PLUS)
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Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 9:00 PM "Europe" (PLUS)
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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:00 AM "Europe" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 - 8:00 PM "Americas/Africa" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 - 12:00 AM "Americas/Africa" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 - 8:00 PM "Africa" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 - 12:00 AM "Africa" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 8:00 PM "Asia/Australia" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 12:00 AM "Asia/Australia" (PLUS)
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