Clark Beim-Esche

Author, Speaker

Upcoming Events

December 10, 2018 2:30pm  Booktalk/signing for Residents at Bethesda Orchard, Webster Groves, MO

September 15-23, 2019  Faculty on Principia Life Long Learning Cruise on the American Empress in the Pacific Northwest. 

See www.principiaalumni.org for Upcoming Trips.


Past Events

August 25, 2018  11:30am-6:30pm, Author Booth at Celebrate Wildwood, Wildwood Town Center, Wildwood, MO


August 21, 2018  7pm  Booktalk for Wildwood Historical Society on Calling on the Presidents: Tales Their Houses Tell, 18750 Hwy 100 (Manchester Road). (One driveway past Stovall's.)


April 6, 2018    8 am   Clark Beim-Esche and Howard Bay discuss and present copies of The Founding Documents to the Principia Upper School Junior Class sponsored by The Donald L. Koch Foundation      Principia School  13201 Clayton Road St. Louis, MO  63131 

April 9, 2018  Visit to Bookclub reading Calling on the Presidents: Tales Their Houses Tell,  St. Louis, MO


June 9-23, 2018  Life Long Learning Summer Session, Principia College.  Casablanca at 75, Inspiration Points: Places where our Poets Wrote


Sunday, February 25, 2018  2-3 pm  Talk on Mary Baker Eddy and Mark Twain:  "The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth"   Matt Ross Community Center/Hearth Room  8101 Marty Street  Overland Park KS  66204.  Free  
This talk is being sponsored by Bonnie and Hal Hoerner.

February 19, 2018  2:30pm  Presidents' Day Talk at Peacehaven, Christian Science Nursing Home in St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 12 noon Lunch and 1pm Booktalk on Calling on the Presidents: Tales Their Houses Tell for Senior Group at St. Paul's Lutheran, 12345 Manchester Road in Des Peres, MO

September 17, 2017  3 pm  Come Celebrate Constitution Day with the Presidents  Presented by the Town and Country Historical Society and the Donald L. Koch Foundation      Longview Park Farmhouse  13525 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 

September 14, 2017  9 am  Calling on the Presidents:Travel, Writing, and the Joys of Contentment Presentation at Alumni Reunion,  Principia Upper School, 13201 Clayton Road,  St. Louis, MO  63131

August 26, 2017  Local Author at Celebrate Wildwood Event.

June 10-24, 2017  Life Long Learning Summer Session, Principia College.  The Revolutionary Era of the Arts.  John Ford's Stagecoach: Appreciating a Film Classic

April 4, 2017    11:30 am   Talk with Howard Bay on The Founding Documents Presented by The Donald L. Koch Foundation    Ridgway Auditorium  Principia School  13201 Clayton Road St. Louis, MO  63131  Community Welcome

February 26, 2017  Visit to Bookclub  discussing Calling on the Presidents: Tales Their Houses Tell,  St. Louis, MO

February 20, 2017  2 pm  Presidents' Day Talk at Peacehaven, Christian Science Nursing Home in St. Louis, MO

Thursday, September 15, 2016  2:45-3:30 pm Constitution Day Talk with Howard Bay presented by the Donald L. Koch Foundation in Ridgway Auditorium, The Principia, 13201 Clayton Road, St. Louis, Missouri  63131  (Community welcome.)

Saturday, September 10, 2016   4 pm Talk and Booksigning for Grouseland, the William Henry Harrison Home in Vincennes, IN

August 23, 2016  7 pm   Talk and Booksigning sponsored by Hancock Town Library, Hancock, New Hampshire.

August 18-20, 2016   Principia Lifelong Learning Weekend Tour in Boston, MA: Presidential Homes of Boston.  Lectures and trips to see the homes of John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Franklin Pierce, and John F. Kennedy.  Visit to JFK Library.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016  2 pm  Talk and Booksigning at Peacehaven, Christian Science Nursing Home in St. Louis, MO

June 30, 2016  Thursday, 4 pm  Talk and Booksigning Sponsored by the Donald L. Koch Foundation, Principia College Reunion, Wanamaker, Elsah, IL  62028

June 2016  Homes of Forgotten Presidents Class,  Lifelong Learning Summer Session, Principia College, Elsah, IL  62028. 

April 7, 2016      2:30pm   Talk with Howard Bay on The Founding Documents Presented by The Donald L. Koch Foundation    Ridgway Auditorium  Principia School  13201 Clayton Road St. Louis, MO  63131  Community Welcome

April 3, 2016    2:30pm   Talk and Book signing   Presented by the Town and Country Historical Society and the Donald L. Koch Foundation      Longview Park Farmhouse  13525 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO  63141  Community Welcome

February 1, 2016  5:30pm  Talk and Booksigning at  the Annual Meeting of the Docents at The Reagan Ranch Center, 217 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA  93101

November 23, 2015  7pm  Talk and Booksigning for the Millard Fillmore Home in East Aurora, NY

November 22, 2015  3pm  Talk and Booksigning for the Ulysses S. Grant Boyhood Home in Georgetown, OH

November 3, 2015 2:30pm  Talk and Booksigning at Peacehaven, Christian Science Nursing Home in St. Louis, MO

October 17, 2015  Talk and Booksigning for the William Henry Harrison Home in Vincennes, IN

September 26-October 4, 2015  Talks on Mark Twain aboard the American Queen Riverboat from St. Louis to St. Paul, MN

June 13-June 27, 2015  Talk and class on Presidential Homes at Lifelong Learning Summer Session Principia College, Elsah, IL  62028