In The Americas with David Yetman

IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN takes a fresh look at the lands that make up much of the Western Hemisphere. The 10-part series showcases the landscapes, peoples and history of the Americas - from the stories of a small village of Japanese immigrants in the Amazon to descendants of poor Italians in Chile, from Mayan temples in Guatemala to ancient fortresses in Mexico, and from the frigid, glacier-carved barrens of northern Canada to the timeless villages of the altiplano in Peru. By raft, boat, ferry, horse and motorcycle, host David Yetman journeys to parts of Cuba mostly unknown to . . .

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Friday, Nov 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM
"The Road from Oaxaca to Chiapas"
The states of Oaxaca and Chiapas in southern Mexico are culturally different from the rest of the country. We descend from the mezcal-producing fields of Oaxaca into the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, where the native culture is dominated by women, then on to Chiapas, where a river town is home to ancient peoples and a most unusual carnival celebration.. D
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Friday, Nov 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM "The Road from Oaxaca to Chiapas" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Dry Times in the Southwest: The New Realities" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 18, 2019 - 8:30 PM "Cuba's Far East" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 - 12:30 AM "Cuba's Far East" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 - 8:00 AM "The Blue Ridge Parkway: From Virginia to North Carolina" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Galapagos: The Great Climatic Seesaw" (PLUS)
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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Havana: Cultural Treasure House of the Caribbean" (PLUS)
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Friday, Nov 22, 2019 - 8:00 AM "Galapagos: Volcanoes and Nature on the Islands" (PLUS)
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Monday, Nov 25, 2019 - 8:30 PM "Chiapas Highlands: Mexico's Indian Empire" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 - 12:30 AM "Chiapas Highlands: Mexico's Indian Empire" (PLUS)
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