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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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Friday, Apr 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM    "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" Host David Yetman and Naturalist Jesus Garcia, of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, begin in El Paso, Texas at the eastern border of the Gadsden Purchase and head west along the border to explore some of the social, political and financial ramifications of the Gadsden Purchase. They stop off at some of the historical sites along the way: a cemetery in Hachita, New Mexico, the Geronimo Surrenders Monument, and the Gadsden Hotel to name a few. After spending some time at a real desert oasis on the Slaughter Ranch, they finish off with a trip 300 feet underground on Bisbee's Queen Mine Tour. D
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Friday, Apr 13, 2012 - 8:00 AM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Friday, Apr 13, 2012 - 4:00 PM "The Gadsden Purchase Part 1" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 16, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Monday, Apr 16, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Sierra Madre Easter" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Ageless Mud: Adobe Homes in the Desert" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Sonora's Forgotten River" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 - 8:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Apr 19, 2012 - 4:00 PM "Patagonia's Glacial Landscape" (PLUS)
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