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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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Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" This episode surveys some of the enormous adobe pyramids that still tower over the vast Peruvian countryside. South American archaeological expert Axel Nielsen guides host David Yetman through the premier museum of South America, the Royal Tombs of Sipan, which house some of the richest gold artifacts in the world. From there, they trek to Huaca del Sol and Huaca del Luna, immense pyramids that emphasize the duality and symbolism of the pre-Incan societies. D
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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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Friday, Dec 8, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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Monday, Dec 11, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Magical Michoacan" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Palms in the Desert" (PLUS)
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