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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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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" The Yetman brothers continue their trip of exploration through the Grand Canyon, this time focusing on the geology of the canyon and the desert vegetation found along the river. They go plunging through Lava Falls, one of the last big rapids on the Colorado River and watch adults of all ages turn into sprightly kids again while jumping from the edge of a waterfall into a pool below. Two great mysteries about the Grand Canyon are explored in this episode. D
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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 12, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 15, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Outpost of the Outback" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 7:00 AM "On The Trail of a Living Fossil" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Kickin' West On Route 66" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Cruising on the Mother Road" (PLUS)
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