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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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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Desolation Canyon River Journey" Take a trip down the virtually unknown Green River in Utah, which is often overshadowed by its more famous counterpart - the mighty Colorado River. Along the river's course explore what is perhaps the best-known geographical feature of the river, the prehistoric creatures buried along its banks in Dinosaur National Monument. No trip down the Green River would be complete without a venture through the appropriately named Desolation Canyon and some of the wildest, least inhabited areas remaining in the U.S. D
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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Desolation Canyon River Journey" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 - 4:00 PM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Living Traditions of the Tohono O'Odham" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Origins of a Royal Road" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 22, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 23, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road Across The Frontier" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 23, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 26, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Royal Road to the Final Outpost" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 26, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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