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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, Mar 6, 2012 - 7:00 AM
"Baja People: Oases/Mountains"
Adorning the walls in a dry cave are the musing and memories of the ancient people who eked out a living in this inhospitable land. These pictographs are world famous for their depiction of the lives and legends of the ancient, vanished Cochimi Indians. Halfway across the peninsula, our group visits the top of the Sierra del San Francisco Mountains. D
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Baja People: Oases/Mountains" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 6, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Pilgrimage to a Party" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Baja Boojums: Bizarre Plants" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Wines of the Desert" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The Driest Desert in the World" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Mar 8, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Boom and Bust in a Desert Town" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 7:00 AM "Ancient Andean Civilizations" (PLUS)
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Friday, Mar 9, 2012 - 3:00 PM "Saving Australia's Wild West" (PLUS)
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Monday, Mar 12, 2012 - 7:00 AM "People and Their Prickly Plants" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012 - 7:00 AM "The Lost Palm Weavers of Sonora" (PLUS)
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