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Press Release: Missouri Highway 36 Bike Route – Hannibal to St. Joseph

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One of the things I’m working on is a bike route that goes all the way across northern Missouri, all the way from Hannibal to St. Joseph. It’s about 260 miles and generally follows along Missouri Highway 36. You can read a press release here about this project.


Bicycling – check it out


Another thing that keeps me busy is writing about bikes. You can check out a site I maintain for 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 […]


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 […]


Nice Plug from Charlie Brennan in Town and Style magazine


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.                              


Nice Review of Enemy Among Us


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 or are always appreciated. Read the review by MoChickadee posted on her blog.


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. […]


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


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 […]


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

The Enemy Among Us

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 31 event at Missouri History Museum, St. Louis

The Enemy Among Us

Just a note that if you’ve been wanting to see one of the lectures that I give on the topic of the POWs in Missouri, the next program is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan 31 at the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park. It’s a homecoming of sorts for me, as the Missouri Historical Society is the original publisher of The Enemy Among Us, and the very first program I gave on the POWs was when […]


Author Event Tonight in O’Fallon, Mo.

If you’re looking for something to do this evening, or have a need to get some holiday gifts for your book loving friends, you’re in luck.  From 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Middendorf-Kredell Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library, over two dozen authors will be there with books for sale.  Along with yours truly, the list includes: Alvin Zamudio: The American Sandbox Dictionary of Children’s Mispronounced English Amanda E. Doyle: Finally! A Locally […]


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