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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, Jan 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM
"Tequila: Exploring The Legend"
Host David Yetman, Mexican ecologist Alberto Burquez and premiere agave expert Ana Valenzuela travel to the state of Jalisco, Mexico, to inspect the history, production process - and even taste - of one of Mexico's most famous exports - tequila. The trip begins in Tequila, the city named after the famous beverage. The city has profited economically and developed a strong sense of cultural identity around the production of this distilled liquor. D
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Monday, Jan 27, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Magical Michoacan" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Palms in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jan 31, 2014 - 8:00 AM "On The Road to Cajamarca" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 3, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Ecuador's Fog Forest: Mists Over The Desert" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Hummingbirds: from Desert to Jungle" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Sierra Madre Easter" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 7, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Sonora's Forgotten River" (PLUS)
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