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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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Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2" Interstate highways allow for quick trips, but they also provide a gateway to some of the most amazing places you'll ever visit. Host David Yetman travels by foot, car, bike, and motorcycle to examine the caves of Kartchner Caverns State Park, the historic sites of Tombstone, the Sandhill Cranes of Sulphur Springs Valley and the "Wonderland of Rocks" in the Chiricahua Moutains.. D
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Thursday, Jul 25, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Beyond The Asphalt Part 2" (PLUS)
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Friday, Jul 26, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Desert Venom" (PLUS)
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Monday, Jul 29, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Jaguars and Vaqueros" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Utah's Slick Rock Country" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jul 31, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Into The Swell: Utah's High Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Dying Traditions in a Mexican Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 2, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Navajo Canyon Lands" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 5, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Desert Whales" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Bolivia: The Cold Desert Frontier" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Peoples of the High Desert" (PLUS)
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