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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, Oct 22, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "Cruising on the Mother Road" Clad in appropriate leather gear and helmets, host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn cruise through the second half of the deserts along Route 66, this time on Harley Davidson motorcycles. This phase of the journey begins in the Petrified Forest near the border of Arizona and New Mexico and traces the "mother road" through the pines of Flagstaff to the Joshua trees of the Mojave Desert. The travelers stop in Winslow, Arizona at the La Posada Inn which has been open since the 1930s. D
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Monday, Oct 22, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Desert Treasures" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 26, 2012 - 8:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 29, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Exploring Arizona's Big Empty" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 2, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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