Independence MO Independence MO--Truman Presidential Library, Puppetry Institute and Hair Museum By Tom Wilmer • Jan 29, 2018 Thomas Wilmer Listen Listening... / 18:30 A visit with Alan Carr in Independence, Missouri where he shares some of his recommended attractions such as the Harry S, Truman Presidential Library, Leila's Hair Museum, and the Puppetry Arts Institute. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library honors one of the town's most legendary citizens. We'll also stop in for visits at lesser known but fascinating places such as the Puppetry Arts Institute-with one of the world's largest collections of Pinocchio ephemera, and the one of a kind Leila's Hair Museum. Kansas City Casino, Zoo and Independence MO By Tom Wilmer • Aug 9, 2016 Thomas Wilmer Join NPR Podcast host Tom Wilmer for a visit with Alan Carr who shares cool things to do and see in Independence, Missouri. It's the home of the Harry S. Truman Library, and the historic gateway to the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails.