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The Desert Speaks

THE DESERT SPEAKS is an Emmy award-winning series focusing on desert regions around the world. Much more than a nature documentary, THE DESERT SPEAKS presents stories about the people, cultures, plants, animals and geological features encountered on travel adventures in deserts near and far away. Host David Yetman is a research scientist at the University of Arizona's Southwest Center and is a nationally known author and accomplished photographer who specializes in the plants, geography and people of northwestern Mexico. Using boats, bikes and burros, Yetman takes viewers from Bolivia to Baja California, bringing his boundless enthusiasm, energy and knowledge to . . .

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Friday, Nov 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Kickin' West On Route 66" Join host David Yetman and his travel companion, ecologist Yar Petryszyn, as they travel along the historic Route 66 through some of the finest deserts in the United States. Beginning near the border of Texas and New Mexico, they cruise by convertible along the road that allowed thousands of Americans to make the journey to California. The Desert Speaks also takes the time to stop at some of the memorable locales along the way. D
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Friday, Nov 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Friday, Dec 1, 2017 - 8:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 4, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Exploring Arizona's Big Empty" (PLUS)
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