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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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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM    "Peru's Amazon Desert" Follow host David Yetman and his brother, geologist Dick Yetman, as they descend from 10,000 feet in the Andes Mountains into the heart of the Amazon Desert. Travel by 4x4 down a treacherous one way road through a cloud covered forest. This area hosts hillside agricultural civilizations that continue to harvest the land much as their ancestors have done for hundreds of years. D
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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Peru's Amazon Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Costal Civilizations of Ancient Peru" (PLUS)
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Friday, Oct 26, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The People of Peru's Cloud Forest" (PLUS)
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Monday, Oct 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Medieval Drought in the Southwest" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Of Drought and Fire" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Giants on a Galapagos Island" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Exploring Arizona's Big Empty" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 2, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Tequila: Exploring The Legend" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 5, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Passions of the Pitaya" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Magical Michoacan" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Peru's Amazon Desert"
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Desert Treasures"
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Monday, Oct 22, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Cruising on the Mother Road"
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Friday, Oct 19, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Kickin' West On Route 66"
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Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "On The Trail of a Living Fossil"
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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Mending Australia's Ancient Forest"
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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Outpost of the Outback"
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Monday, Oct 15, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Saving Australia's Wild West"
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Friday, Oct 12, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town"
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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 7:00 AM  "Wines of the Desert"
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