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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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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Wines of the Desert" The stereotypical images of Mexico's Baja California include sun- drenched beaches, bizarre spiny plants, and remote dusty pueblos. But Baja is full of surprises. Known for its tequila and cerveza, the country's burgeoning wine industry may someday give these traditional beverages stiff competition as it starts to draw international recognition. D
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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 6, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 7, 2012 - 8:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 - 8:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 - 8:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Monumental Dunes" (PLUS)
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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Tracks in the Shifting Sand" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 17, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Sea to Sky: Along An Incan Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Canyon of the Condor" (PLUS)
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