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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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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 - 8:00 AM    "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" In this episode, host David Yetman and Argentine archeologist Maria Jose Figuerero make their way through the arid, desolate and windswept Patagonia landscape. The travelers make part of the trip on horseback along the Chilean/Argentine border, taking time to observe the glorious flight of the graceful Andean condor. They also stop in the city of Calafate, the gateway to Glacier National Park, and observe a local folklore performance group dancing and making music. D
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Monday, Jul 17, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jul 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 1" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Desert Venom" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jul 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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