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Oct
15
2012

Bicycling – check it out

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Another thing that keeps me busy is writing about bikes. You can check out a site I maintain for about.com by following this link. Topics I’ve covered recently include the release of evidence documenting Lance Armstrong’s systematic cheating through the use of performance-enhancing drugs; how solar charger/battery packs can end the problem of dead batteries on long bike rides and how the former Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine  crashed his bike in NYC’s Central […]

Sep
12
2012

Sunset Hills Program, 7 p.m. Sept 24th

Sunset Hills Historical Society Hosts David Fiedler, Author of The Enemy Among Us: POWs in Missouri During WWII Sunset Hills, MO — September 12, 2012 The Sunset Hills Historical Society will host its monthly program on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Sunset Hills Community Center with a program by David Fiedler, award-winning author of The Enemy Among Us: POW’s in Missouri in WWII. The monthly meeting is free and open to […]

Aug
16
2012

Nice Plug from Charlie Brennan in Town and Style magazine

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I was happily surprised to see a nice plug for The Enemy Among Us from Charles Brennan in the most recent edition of Town & Style magazine. Charlie, who has been a mid-morning talk show host on KMOX-AM 1120 in St. Louis for over 20 years, has always been interested and incredibly supportive of my work.                              

May
29
2012

St. Louis County Library Program – 7 p.m. tonight

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Update – the program tonight at St. Louis County Library — Tesson Ferry Branch will start at 7 p.m.   An earlier calendar entry had the time incorrect.  Hope to see you there.

May
11
2012

Nice Review of Enemy Among Us

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Many thanks to MoChickadee for a nice review of The Enemy Among Us. I always appreciate comments and feedback on my work. If you’ve read either The Enemy Among Us or My Enemy, My Love to put up a review of the book(s) on places like Amazon.com or Goodreads.com are always appreciated. Read the review by MoChickadee posted on her blog.

Apr
28
2012

New Program Scheduled for October at SIU-Edwardsville

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I am super excited to announce a just-booked program on Saturday October 6th at 3 p.m. on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. The event is sponsored by the (ICASI), which is based in Edwardsville. Though it’s a young organization (2 and 1/2 years old) they’ve already presented fantastic programs on the Italian language, brought Winter Opera to the Villa Marie Winery, presented a classic Italian Carnevale,  and produced a book of recipes […]

Feb
22
2012

KWMU interview — listen to the Jan.5th program, St. Louis on the Air

If you would like to listen to the interview that was aired last month on St. Louis Public Radio, just follow the link here and you’ll get the MP3 file. Host Don Marsh did a terrific job, and we got a lot of calls on the hour-long St. Louis on the Air.  Many thanks to Don and producer Libby Franklin for having me on and for their excellent work. Dave Fiedler interview on KWMU St. […]

Feb
15
2012

Check out this great TV interview with Quincy, Illinois ABC affiliate

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This must be the 21st century. I did a TV interview with an out-of-town station via Skype this past week. You know, Skype, the Internet-based webcam connection where you’re talking to somebody somewhere else through your computer. Hannah McNeff, the morning anchor with KHQA did a terrific job and the technology worked well. It was a fun interview since that area has strong ties to the POW story. There were camps located in Hannibal and […]

Jan
30
2012

Program at Missouri History Museum TOMORROW NIGHT – Tues 1/31

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Hi everybody – if you’ve been wanting to check out one of my programs, you have a great opportunity tomorrow night, Tuesday January 31st at the History Museum in Forest Park.  Address is 5700 Lindell and I would love to see you there.  Starts at 7 p.m. Both books will be available.  Call me if you need more info (314) 956-7353. Follow this link to a poster of the event.  

Jan
7
2012

Radio Interview – St. Louis NPR station

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Great time Thursday with an hour-long appearance on St. Louis on the Air, hosted by Don Marsh on KWMU-FM, 90.7, St. Louis public radio station.  Lots of good calls and interest in the topic of the German and Italian POWs in Missouri and in the new book. Here’s a link to the program page and the archived audio of the program.

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