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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, Feb 10, 2014 - 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, Feb 10, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Argentina: Ancient Patagonia People" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 2" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 1" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Desert Venom" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Friday, Feb 21, 2014 - 8:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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