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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, Aug 23, 2012 - 8:00 AM
"Heart of a Pueblo"
Plazas are the heart and soul of bustling Mexican cities and sleepy desert pueblos alike. Renowned architect Bob Vint travels with host David Yetman to explore a range of plazas, from pre-Hispanic to modern, and examine their unifying characteristics. The program includes a sampling of cities with some of the most beautiful and influential plazas, from the first pre-Hispanic plazas in Chichen Itza to one of the world's largest plazas in Mexico City. D
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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Heart of a Pueblo" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 24, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Gateway to the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Monday, Aug 27, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Treasures of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Ancient Secrets of the Galapagos" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Life Along The Rio Sonora" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Bats Among Us" (PLUS)
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Friday, Aug 31, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, The Human Touch" (PLUS)
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Monday, Sep 3, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Grand Canyon, Floating Through Time" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2012 - 8:00 AM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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